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Litigation meets regulation

26 March 2015. Published by Davina Given, Partner

In an ever more regulated world, commercial litigators need to be aware of both the risks and opportunities regulation may bring.

We have written today about a recent case in which both an estate agent's claim for monies due under a commercial contract and the counterclaim were dismissed due to the estate agent's failure to register with the OFT under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007, even though the failure was wholly innocent and had nothing to do with the circumstances of the commercial contract. 

See here for details.