Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
The European Union's Court of Justice has handed down a preliminary ruling this month in a Spanish case that sheds light on the transparency ...
BCL Solicitors LLP
It was announced on Wednesday that the Serious Fraud Office has recovered half a million pounds worth of jewellery from a safe deposit box under the listed asset provisions of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
Butcher & Barlow
In our latest article, Lynsey Stuchfield, Head of the Firm's Residential Conveyancing department, outlines the important role a solicitor takes during the transaction of residential property.
For properties located in England and Wales, it is sometimes asked whether a buyer should request an indemnity against unknown matters affecting the land.
Duane Morris LLP
As two of the largest participants in the lending market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the "GSEs") are busy preparing for the transition away from LIBOR.
This was a rare example of a salvage case before the High Court. It arose from an application for default judgment by the salvors (a local consortium of maritime service providers which salved the Vessel – which had grounded ...
From payment holidays to the housing market's future prospects, we address the most frequently asked questions around how COVID-19 is impacting mortgagors.
Foot Anstey Solicitors
For the estimated 1.82 million customers who have so far taken advantage of the Covid-19 mortgage payment holiday, further guidance issued by the FCA will now enable an extension...
The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to stretch companies to their limits and many may become overleveraged as they battle with revenue loss, rising borrowing costs and dwindling cashflows.
Actions taken to seize control of a securitisation structure and the underlying loan portfolio declared void and of no effect.
I'm alarmed at the mortgage fraud that I read about in the media, which seems especially common for properties...
In June last year, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) confirmed it was going to introduce reforms to "fix a dysfunctional overdraft market", ...
The FCA has finalised changes to both MCOB and PERG in the hope that these will give firms comfort on what interactions will be seen as "advice" in the context of mortgage sales.
The High Court recently handed down its decision in Oliver Dean Morley t/a Morley Estates v. The Royal Bank of Scotland plc  EWHC 88 (Ch)
DAC Beachcroft LLP
DACB's technology solicitors support their clients with complex deals in a wide range of sectors. In this second post in a two part series
Developers are adopting new practices in response to the proposed ban on leasehold houses.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a reminder to firms that, from 9 December 2019, MIFID investment firms and optional exempt firms should use a new form to submit information
The FCA has finalised changes to its responsible lending rules and guidance to introduce a modified affordability assessment for eligible consumers with immediate effect.
My son has a detached garage at the edge of his garden and his neighbour has offered to buy it from him.
It is becoming increasingly more common for couples to move in together and start pooling resources (both capital and income) in order to improve standards of living.