Awareness and ‘Active Appreciation’: reliance revisited
March 24, 2021
In Leeds City Council and others v Barclays Bank plc and another  EWHC 363 (Comm), Cockerill J struck out claims for rescission of loans on the grounds of fraudulent misrepresentation holding that a lack of ‘active appreciation’ of the alleged representations was fatal to the claim.
LIBOR discontinuation, tough legacy contracts and the legislative solution - where are we now?
February 01, 2021
With the introduction of the Financial Services Bill (the FS Bill) into Parliament in October last year and regulated firms working hard towards transitioning away from LIBOR by end 2021, this post focuses on the FCA’s proposed new powers to address so-called “tough legacy” contracts.