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SRA Competency B


From the boundaries of economic distress to unregulated credit agreements, this course is designed for lawyers who want to keep abreast of current trends in case-law in this extremely topical field.

What You Will Learn

This course will cover the following:

  • Liability of financial services firms for Appointed Representatives: Anderson v Sense Network Ltd [2019]
  • The effectiveness of no set-off clauses: AMC III Purple BV v Amethyst Radiotherapy Ltd [2019]
  • The effectiveness of basis clauses: First Tower Trustees Ltd v CDS (Superstores International) Ltd [2018]; Premium Credit Ltd v Primary Care Management Solutions Ltd [2018]; CIMB Bank BhD v Bourke [2019]
  • Whether terms will be implied into a loan agreement: Hipwell & Son v Szurek [2018]; CFH Clearing Ltd v Merrill Lynch [2019]; Bates v Post Office [2019]
  • Whether a lender’s decisions are subject to a duty to act rationally, in good faith and not arbitrarily or capriciously: UBS AG v Rose Capital Ventures Ltd [2018]
  • When the courts will look behind the written loan documents: Bale v Primesite Developments Ltd [2019]
  • How to vary, and how not to vary, loan agreements: Rock Advertising Ltd v MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd [2018]; Simantob v Shavleyan [2019]
  • The boundaries of economic duress: Times Travel v Pakistan Airlines [2019]
  • The limits on implied representations as to reference rates such as LIBOR: Marme Inversiones v NatWest Markets [2019]
  • When will a payment into a bank account be subject to a Quistclose trust: Singularis Holdings Ltd v Daiwa Capital Markets [2018]; First City Monument Bank v Zumax Nigeria [2019]
  • When will a bank be liable for failing to prevent a fraudulent payment: Federal Republic of Nigeria v JP Morgan Chase Bank [2019]
  • Whether a default rate of interest amounts to a penalty: Cargill International Trading v Uttam Galva Steels [2019]
  • Whether an entitlement to interest is to be implied into a loan agreement: Al Jaber v Al Ibrahim [2018] [2019]
  • Whether settlement agreements exclude claim for consequential losses: Elite Property Holdings Ltd v Barclays Bank [2019]
  • Whether settlement agreements can be regulated credit agreements: CFL Finance Ltd v Bass [2019]
  • Whether the terms of an unregulated credit agreement amount to an unfair credit relationship under s.140A Consumer Credit Act 1974: Greenlands Trading Ltd v Pontearso [2019]

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Seminar | 18.02.2020

London | 2:00pm - 5:15pm

Contentious Banking Law Update - Current Trends & More

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