7 May 2012
The Perils of Consumer Credit Reform The Government’s plans for the reform of the Consumer Credit Act (“CCA”) are probably now far enough advanced that it is worth raising awareness of the problems lying ahead for finance companies providing credit to consumers.
7 Mar 2012
The need for independent legal advice The recent case of The Trustees of Beardsley Theobalds Retirement Benefit Scheme v Yardley makes clear the importance for lenders to obtain confirmation that an individual signing a security document has received independent legal advice.
27 Feb 2012
Validity of Guarantees sent by SWIFT Message In November 2011, in the case of WS Tankship II BV v The Kwangju Bank Ltd and another, the High Court of England and Wales discussed whether a guarantee sent by SWIFT message can be considered “signed” in terms of the Statute of Frauds 1677.
28 May 2010
Emergency Budget Update There is to be an emergency Budget on 22 June, and there may be things which you should be doing before then.
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