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Construction disciplinary trends analysis #2: engagement letters – worth more than the paper they're written on!

Topic: Construction 21.02.2024 Read more
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Fixing up the rules: changes to the fixed recoverable costs regime coming soon to a White Book near you!

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 20.02.2024 Read more
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How should Financial Institutions manage the rise of non-financial misconduct?

Topic: Insurance and Reinsurance 19.02.2024 Read more
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Tribunal varies Schedule 36 information notice as it sought material not reasonably required by HMRC

Topic: Tax Take 19.02.2024 Read more
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Collective proceedings - robust approach to determining carriage prior to certification (Hunter v Amazon.com)

Topic: Commercial Disputes 15.02.2024 Read more
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Claims against auctioneers: (not) going going gone!

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 15.02.2024 Read more
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Pension Ombudsman upholds complaint against SSAS trustee for investment decision

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 13.02.2024 Read more
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Upper Tribunal remits CGT appeal back to Tribunal for rehearing

Topic: Tax Take

Published by Keziah Mastin, Associate

In M Campbell v HMRC [2023] UKUT 265 (TCC) the Upper Tribunal (Tax chamber) remitted the taxpayers' appeals back to the First-tier Tribunal to consider the liability to capital gains tax, after the taxpayer flipped four residential properties.

12.02.2024 Read more
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FOS aims to remain cost-free for consumers – by charging their CMCs

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 08.02.2024 Read more
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Vehicle finance – FOS driving review forward, but is anyone behind the wheel?

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks

Published by David Allinson, Partner

In this article, David Allinson, Partner at RPC, has teamed up with Alex Barry, Claims Director at Collegiate Management Services Ltd, to consider a recent Financial Ombudsman Service decision concerning discretionary commission arrangements and vehicle finance loans. FOS has now published a small number of Final Decisions on this topic, which have been picked up by Martin Lewis (MoneySavingExpert.com) and the FCA, and could have wide-ranging consequences for a number of different professions and their insurers.

08.02.2024 Read more