Banking and Finance Litigation – Spring 2019Print publication
Combatting push payment fraud
Banking & Finance Litigation specialists Louise Power and Rachel Elgar provide a Spring 2019 update on proposed measures for combatting authorised push payment fraud.
Unfair relationships: The latest for lenders
January 2019 saw two key cases concerning ‘unfair relationships’ between lenders and borrowers. Banking & Finance Litigation specialist Christina Gill looks at Pontearso v Greenlands Trading and Pilgrim Rock v Iwaniuk and explains the key takeaways for lenders.
In two essential briefings, Sandip Singh and James Taylor of Walker Morris’ Banking & Finance Litigation team, highlight what lenders need to know about potentially the next flood of mortgage litigation that lenders will have to face – wrongful possession claims. See: Looking ahead: How lenders can combat wrongful possession claims; and Wrongful repossession and Azhar: What lenders need to know for further information and our expert, practical advice.
Court of Appeal confirms what is a ‘mistake’ for the purposes of rectifying HM Land Register
Banking & Finance Litigation Director and land rectification expert Kate Hicks provides an important update on the Antoine ‘mistake’ case.
Prescription/limitation for professional negligence claims in Scotland
Louise Power offers an essential update and practical advice for lenders considering pursuing professional negligence claims in Scotland.
Proper lending conduct: Mason v Godiva Mortgages
Banking & Finance Litigation Partner Richard Sandford provides practical advice for lenders facing claims, from disappointed borrowers, of breach of statutory duty.
Implying ‘Braganza’ duties into mortgage contracts
A recent case has shed some light on the extent to which the courts may imply additional duties into mortgage agreements. Christina Gill explains UBS AG v Rose Capital Ventures and the implications for lenders.
Customer fraud and financial institutions’ liability: An update on Chudley v Clydesdale Bank
Walker Morris’ Head of Banking & Finance Litigation, Louise Power, provides an update on the Chudley v Clydesdale Bank litigation and offers practical advice for financial institutions faced with customer fraud.