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NLJ Article: Status of Guidance

23 February

In a recent article for the New Law Journal inspired by the government’s COVID-19 guidance, Fred Philpott considers the legal status of guidance. The article may be read here: NLJ Status of Guidance

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CFL Finance v Gertner: CA decision on settlement agreements and credit

23 February

WHEN DOES A TOMLIN ORDER PROVIDE “CREDIT” FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE CONSUMER CREDIT ACT 1974? Introduction The Court of Appeal has this morning handed down its judgment in CFL Finance Ltd v Gertner [2021] EWCA Civ 228, concerning the issue of what is ‘credit’ in the context of an agreement by way of Tomlin […]

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January’s PLC Column: Judicial Reviews of FOS following ‘Thinkmarkets’

01 February

In January’s PLC column, Ruth Bala considers applications for judicial review of FOS decisions, following the applicant’s recent success in R (on the application of TF Global Markets (UK) Ltd, t/a Thinkmarkets) v Financial Ombudsman Service Ltd & ors [2020] EWHC 3178 (Admin). The column may be read here.

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