Prohibition on Abuse of Rights in UK Law

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  • Enforcement Of Mortgage Charge: Valid Defence Was Too Late
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Failing to diligently assert a defence to enforcement of a charge over property may preclude a borrower from relying on that defence. The Court of Appeal in Dickinson & anr v UK Acorn Finance L...
    ...... possession proceedings had started, was an abuse of process. In November 2010, the defendant, UK ...-charge precluded the exercise of Acorn’s rights. This challenge failed, so a warrant was issued ... activity” in contravention of the prohibition on carrying out a regulated activity unless the ......
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The UK has for a long time had laws in place that make it illegal for IP owners to make “unjustified threats” to bring proceedings for infringement of registered IP rights.  In recent years, this p...
    ...... for infringement of registered IP rights.  In recent years, this prohibition has been ... and passing-off, which are just as open to abuse as registered rights.  In this regard the law in ......
  • Financial Services Bulletin - Market Abuse: The New Regime
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......Units in a collective investment scheme; . Rights under a stakeholder pension scheme; . Options; . Futures; . Contracts for ... obtained by research or analysis is exempt from any prohibition enabling it to be freely used. There is also an exemption for "order flow ......
  • UK CAT Awards 2 Travel £93,000 In Damages Against Cardiff Bus For Abuse Of Dominant Position In Cardiff Public Transport Market
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... predatory conduct against 2 Travel, contrary to the Chapter II prohibition of the Competition Act 1998. Cardiff Bus did not, however, receive a fine ... and cynically decided to disregard the law as well as 2 Travel's rights; Cardiff Bus' conduct was seriously anti-competitive and motivated by an ......
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