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21 February 2020 Credit broking: know your permissions

To operate lawfully, firms that broker credit to consumers by way of business must be registered with and authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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31 July 2019 SFO fail to secure individual criminal convictions following Deferred Prosecution Agreement

On 16 July 2019 the Serious Fraud Office released details of the Deferred Prosecution Agreement reached with Sarclad Ltd in July 2016.

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20 November 2018 FCA whistleblowing review

The FCA are encouraged to find that the implementation of the new rules has encouraged financial institutions to manage whistleblowing cases and concerns fairly, consistently and in a manner that protects the individual whistleblower.

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15 June 2018 Financial Conduct Authority launch regulatory investigation into TSB

The FCA, the UK’s banking regulator, has launched an investigation into the latest banking crisis to affect members of the public, namely TSB customers.

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28 February 2018 Ever present drama in the retail world as Maplin and Toys R Us fall into administration

As the country battles with snowy conditions, it looks as though the retail market faces an ever growing battle in the face of Brexit and changing consumer habits.

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15 January 2018 Carillion plc in liquidation

On Monday 15 January 2018 the High Court appointed the Official Receiver as liquidator of Carillion plc and various other group companies on the petition of the company’s directors.

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11 October 2017 Court of Appeal to hear challenge to legal privilege decision

The High Court’s decision earlier this year on legal professional privilege in Director of the Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd was surprising to many in the profession.

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17 March 2017 Senior Management Regime and Regulatory References

As of 7 March 2017, firms authorised by the FCA are subject to a stricter regime in terms of obtaining, and providing, employment references.

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7 December 2016 The power to review, rescind or vary orders made in bankruptcy matters

In the case of Sands v Layne [2016] the Court of Appeal was asked to consider a court’s discretionary power under section 375(1) of the Insolvency Act 1986.

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2 December 2016 A bankrupt’s signed application can amount to accepting terms & conditions

A bankrupt who failed to annul a Bankruptcy Order on the basis that the necessary formalities for credit card agreements had not been complied with has been refused permission to appeal that decision.

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