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  • Patel (Respondent) v Mirza (Appellant)

    ... on the price of RBS shares, using advance insider information which Mr Mirza expected to obtain from RBS contacts regarding an ...In other cases, such as the Sale of Consumer Goods Directive (directive 99/44/EC), EU law provides remedies ... context is illustrated by Hardy v Motor Insurers' Bureau [1964] 2 QB 745. The Road Traffic Act 1960 required a motorist ...

  • Corporate Law Developments February 3, 2017

    ...Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rules prohibiting mandatory ...states.  For more information, see ...

  • Regulating the sharing of the credit information system. Regulating the sharing of the credit information system in developing countries
  • Office of Fair Trading v The Officers Club Ltd & Anor, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, May 26, 2005, [2005] EWHC 1080 (Ch)

    1. In these proceedings the Office of Fair Trading (``the OFT'') seeks an order, pursuant to the Control of Misleading Advertisements Regulations 1988 SI 1988/915 (``the Regulations'') and the Enterprise Act 2002 (``EA 2002''), restraining the Defendants from publishing advertisements which the OFT claims are misleading. 2. The First Defendant, t...

    ... which included details of complaints from 9 individual consumers, cover the period of time between about 4 December 1999 and 5 ...62. The Government of Canada has issued an Information Bulletin on that section, in which guidance is given on the ... for sale in good faith, some of the factors that the Bureau would likely consider include whether:. (a) the product was ...

  • Technology Transfer, Open Licensing and Developing Countries. Open Source Software and Open Science as Tools for Development
  • Barons Finance Ltd & Ors v Numerous Defendants, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, February 05, 2014, [2014] EWHC 138 (QB)

    1. The Court is making, on its own initiative in the exercise of its case management powers, unusual orders affecting an individual litigant in person and companies associated with him, who only occasionally instruct Counsel. I am therefore setting out my reasons in detail as this may assist Mr Gopee when making applications to the Court of Appeal.

    ..., lack of integrity and abuse of the rights of consumers shown by Mr Gopee and his companies recorded and found by the ... from Genny Millinger of HM Land Registry seeking information and assistance about these cases. I thank you for these ... to seek assistance from the Royal Courts of Justice Advice Bureau. Ms Ahmed. 30. On 6 December 2013, having received a letter from ...

  • Assaubayev & Ors v Michael Wilson & Partners, Ltd, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, March 21, 2014, [2014] EWHC 821 (QB)

    1. This appeal was, in its original form, concerned solely with a question of forum: whether a substantial part of the claim should be stayed in favour of arbitration. However the points argued on the appeal have involved wider questions, including as to whether certain statutory and non-statutory jurisdictions can be invoked in litigation, and the...

    ... clause is unenforceable pursuant to the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999 and/or the court's supervisory or ...The order specified information to be supplied by way of disclosure of whereabouts and details of ... of the Divisional Court in Law Society v United Services Bureau Ltd [1934] 1 KB 343, where it was held that s 46 of the ...

  • Gopee & Ors v London Mercantile Court, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, August 28, 2015, [2015] EWCA Civ 944

    1. By an appellant's notice dated 1 August 2013 reference A3/2013/2226 the appellant Dharam Prakash Gopee (``Mr Gopee'' or ``the appellant'') sought permission to appeal against an order of HHJ Mackie QC sitting in the Mercantile Court dated 19 July 2013 (``the 19 July 2013 Order'') made in the above action folio number 967 whereby he ordered: i) t...

    ..., lack of integrity and abuse of the rights of consumers shown by Mr Gopee and his companies recorded and found by the ... from Genny Millinger of HM Land Registry seeking information and assistance about these cases. I thank you for these ... to seek assistance from the Royal Courts of Justice Advice Bureau.''. 19. HHJ Mackie then set out details of other cases where Mr ...

  • Metlife Seguros De Retiro S.A. v JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, February 26, 2015, [2015] EWHC 463 (Comm)

    1. The claim by the Claimant (MetLife) is for sums alleged to be due to it by the Defendant (JPMorgan) pursuant to structured USD and CER-Linked Notes issued to MetLife, for which it subscribed on 6 February 2006, and whose maturity date was 6 February 2011. The Defendant has paid out at the maturity date all it admits to have been due under the N...

    ... de Precios al Consumidor'', meaning Argentina's monthly Consumer Price Index (``CPI'') for Buenos Aires City and Greater Buenos ... reasonable manner based on such available market information and other information as it deems necessary and relevant, ... on the operation of the Argentine Statistics and Census Bureau dated September 2010, produced by experts from Argentina's ...

  • Cassley & Ors v GMP Securities Europe LLP & Ors, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, March 31, 2015, [2015] EWHC 722 (QB)

    1. At about 9:14 on the morning of Saturday 19 June 2010, a CASA C-212-100 Aviocar aircraft crashed into a hillside in a remote area of dense jungle in the northwest corner of the Republic of Congo. All 11 people on board were killed. They included 6 members of the Board of Directors of the second defendant, Sundance Resources Limited (``Sundance...

    ... contemporaneous documents are the best source of information as to how the relevant events unfolded, particularly given the ... at 08:13, had not requested the weather forecast from the Bureau Meteo Principal of Yaoundé N'Simalen the day before when ... Gillespie, although an aviation expert, was not a consumer: he was not somebody who regularly arranged charter flights. It ...

  • Metlife Seguros De Retiro SA v JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, December 07, 2016, [2016] EWCA Civ 1248

    1. This appeal concerns the proper construction of the terms of structured Notes (``the Notes'') issued by the Respondent (``JPMorgan'') to the Appellant (``MetLife'') under a US$3 billion Structured Euro Medium Term Note Programme. 2. The dispute between the parties concerns the final redemption amount payable to MetLife on the maturity date of 6

    ... ``Indice de Precios al Consumidor'' (Argentina's monthly Consumer Price Index (``CPI'') for Buenos Aires City and Greater Buenos ... reasonable manner based on such available market information and other information as it deems necessary and relevant, ... on the operation of the Argentine Statistics and Census Bureau dated September 2010, produced by experts from Argentina's ...

  • Seoul hosts International Credit Bureau Conference.

    ... balances and limits, outstanding loan balances and payment histories as well as other information on every borrower in the financial system--thus enabling lenders to assess every consumer's ...

  • O'Brien v Shorrock & Anor, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, June 12, 2015, [2015] EWHC 1630 (QB)

    1. This is an appeal by the Motor Insurers' Bureau (``MIB'') against an order made by Deputy District Judge Harris, Regional Costs Judge, (``the Judge'') on 6th May 2014. The Judge conducted a detailed assessment of costs on that day and decided (among other things) two issues as preliminary issues which are the subject of this appeal. The rest o...

    ...1. This is an appeal by the Motor Insurers' Bureau (``MIB'') against an order made by Deputy District Judge Harris, ...``44.15-- Providing information about funding arrangements. (1) A party who seeks to recover an ...`doorstep selling'' regulations, the Contracts Made in a Consumers Home or Place of Work etc Regulations 2008. The litigation ...

  • HA v University of Wolverhampton & Ors (Rev 1), Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, February 12, 2018, [2018] EWHC 144 (Admin)

    1. At the heart of this application for judicial review is the question whether a university may lawfully ask an applicant for an accredited Master of Pharmacy degree course (`MPharm') whether he or she has spent and unfiltered convictions and whether the university can require him or her to undergo an enhanced criminal record check as part of the

    ... an organisation called `Unlock' and provided further information about what does and does not have to be disclosed when spent ... of the 1997 Act, the DBS (formerly the Criminal Records Bureau) is required to issue a criminal record certificate (`CRC'), or ...It is a reprimand for group theft of a low value consumer item. The reprimand is now historical relating to conduct ...

  • Speed Medical Examination Services Ltd v Secretary of State for Justice, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, December 11, 2015, [2015] EWHC 3585 (Admin)

    1. In this judicial review the claimant challenges the legality of part of the Government's reforms to the process for handling soft tissue whiplash claims. The reforms include a requirement for personal injury solicitors to identify and instruct independent, accredited medical experts for the provision of initial medical reports via an online por...

    ..., the Association of British Insurers, the Motor Insurers' Bureau, the British Medical Association and the Chartered Society of ... The information about the market discussed at the meeting was that there were a ...The aim is for this mechanism to maintain consumer choice with sufficient flexibility so as not to prevent MROs from ...

  • Adecco UK Ltd & Ors v Revenue & Customs, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, July 30, 2018, [2018] EWCA Civ 1794

    1. The appellants (to which I shall refer simply as ``Adecco'') are employment bureaux supplying clients with temporary staff (``temps''). This appeal relates to the extent to which the fees that Adecco charges in connection with temps who are not its employees are subject to value added tax (``VAT''). One way in which the question raised can be ex...

    ... which I shall refer simply as ``Adecco'') are employment bureaux supplying clients with temporary staff (``temps''). This appeal ...of providing services (whether by the provision of information or otherwise) for the purpose of finding persons'', while ... requires the supply to be seen as made to the final consumer.''. 33. Applying these principles to the facts, the FTT said this ...

  • Smith v Carillion (JM) Ltd & Anor (Contract of Employment : Whether established), Court of Appeal - United Kingdom Employment Appeal Tribunal, January 17, 2014, [2014] UKEAT 0081_13_1701

    It is a prerequisite of the right under the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 section 146 or under the Employment Rights Act 1996 of an employee not to have action short of dismissal taken against him by his employer respectively by reason of his trade union or health and safety activities that there is a contract between hi...

    ... [John Mowlem and Schal] was that it supplied information to an organisation called the Consulting Association which ...' existing rights and obligations under the 1974 Act [the Consumer Credit Act 1974].''. It was submitted that Articles 8 and 11 were ... in agency workers in that court, Dacas v Brook Street Bureau (UK) Limited [2004] ICR 1437, and Muscat in Tilson Elias LJ ...

  • The Consumer Credit (Amendment) Regulations 2011

    This Statutory Instrument has been made in consequence of defects in S.I. 2010/1010 , S.I. 2010/1011 and S.I. 2010/1013 and is being issued free of charge to all known recipients of those Statutory Instruments. Statutory Instruments Consumer Credit Made 5 th January 2011 Laid before Parliament 10 th January 2011 Coming into force 31 st January 2011...

    ..., contact either your local Trading Standards Department or your nearest Citizens’ Advice Bureau. Notes:. *Creditor to insert phrase in square brackets where agreement is secured on land. ... to which regulation 8(1 C)(a) is relevant the day on which the consumer receives the information and the contractual terms and conditions referred to in that regulation;. (d) in the case of an ...

  • Islamic Republic of Iran v The Barakat Galleries Ltd, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, December 21, 2007, [2008] 1 All ER 1177,[2007] EWCA Civ 1374

    1. This is the judgment of the court, to which all of its members have contributed, on an appeal from a judgment of Gray J dated 29 March 2007 on a trial of two preliminary issues in an action brought by the appellant (``Iran'') to recover antiquities alleged to form part of Iran's national heritage. Gray J decided those issues in favour of the res...

    ... operations without the State permission and information, though in their own lands, as well as those who illegally take ...In London he was the legal adviser of the Iranian Bureau for International Legal Services until 1994, since when he has ... the proceeds of a credit card fraud: in the sphere of consumer protection, regulatory regimes may serve a public interest and be ...

  • The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Claims Management Activity) Order 2018

    The Treasury make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 21(5) , (6) , (10 B) and (12 A)(1) , 22(1 B)(2) , 419 A(4) , 419 B(3) and 428(3) of, and paragraph 25 of Schedule 2 to, the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000(4) (“the 2000 Act”). In the opinion of the Treasury, one of the effects of the following Order

    ...6.  In article 72 A (information society services) , after paragraph (1) insert—. “(1 A) For ... claim” includes a claim made under section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974(12);. (e)“housing disrepair claim” means a ... management activity conducted by the Motor Insurers’ Bureau. There is excluded from articles 89 G to 89 M any activity ...

  • Office of Fair Trading and Competition Commission to Merge

    ...At the same time, OFT functions in relation to consumer issues would be transferred to other bodies. This proposal comes ... by a number of bodies including the Citizens Advice Bureau, Consumer Direct (which is operated by the OFT) and Consumer ... for Law-Now, CMS Cameron McKenna's free online information service. To register for Law-Now, please go to ...

  • The Consumer Credit (Amendment) Regulations 2010

    This Statutory Instrument has been made in consequence of defects in SI 2010/1010 , SI 2010/1013 and SI 2010/1014 and is being issued free of charge to all known recipients of those Statutory Instruments. Statutory Instruments Consumer Credit Made 3 rd August 2010 Laid before Parliament 5 th August 2010 Coming into force 26 th August 2010 The Secre...

    ... regulation 21 (current account overdrafts) , in the wording inserted as section 74 A (information to be provided on a current account agreement)—. (a) for subsection (1) substitute—. “74 ..., contact either your local Trading Standards Department or your nearest Citizens’ Advice Bureau. Notes:. *Creditor to insert phrase in square brackets in any agreement where rebate would be ...

  • Green v Southern Pacific Mortgage Ltd & Anor, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, April 20, 2018, [2018] EWCA Civ 854

    1. In a written judgment dated 19 November 2015, Ms Recorder Rowlands, sitting in the County Count at Bristol, rejected the appellant's defence to the respondent's claim for possession. By an order dated 2 December 2015, the appellant was ordered to give the respondent possession of the property no later than 17 December 2015. The appellant appeale...

    ...14. On 29 April 2009, the North Somerset Citizen's Advice Bureau, who were acting for the appellant, wrote to the respondent in ... later: on 27 July, the respondent asked for further information before the request to switch could be considered, but on 10 ... was that it was credible, given the circumstances of the consumer. It identified a risk with interest-only mortgages: ``The ...

  • Islam v HSBC Bank Plc (Practice and Procedure: Review), Court of Appeal - United Kingdom Employment Appeal Tribunal, June 26, 2017, [2017] UKEAT 0264_16_2606

    The Claimant's case had been dismissed upon his having applied to withdraw during the course of the Full Merits Hearing. Subsequently, he had applied for a reconsideration of that decision significantly out of time. The ET refused that application. The Claimant appealed. Held: dismissing the appeal The ET had permissibly exercised its discretio...

    ... 26 February 2015) at which the Claimant gave fuller information about his conditions and disabilities - specifically as arising ... He had previously worked for the Citizens Advice Bureau, providing advice on areas of law such as consumer rights and ...

  • Advertising Of Broadband Prices May Be Leaving Consumers Dazed And Confused

    ... it received 730 complaints about 555 broadband ads, and in July 2015 the Citizens Advice Bureau published research showing that consumers can pay up to six-and-a-half times more a month for ... 34% recalled pricing information, but their recollection was limited and often incorrect, indicating that this needs to be much ...