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Scullion – The Trend Is Nigh
Claims by lenders against valuers have now become commonplace, particularly in the buy-to-let arena, following the well publicised property crash.
UK
27 Jun 2011
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Syndicated Lenders - Navigating the Legal Black Hole
It is common knowledge that in the financial boom times lenders were granting large numbers of mortgages, only to straight away package them up and sell the loans on. The question is what this means for the claims now arising against professionals involved in those transactions.
UK
16 Sep 2010
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New Mortgage Fraud Practice Note – Déjà Vu For Solicitors?
The Law Society has issued a new practice note on mortgage fraud. It came into force on 18 March 2008 and replaces its 1991 Green Card warning on property fraud.
UK
23 Apr 2008
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Avoiding Lightning Strikes - Implications Of The Sub-Prime Crisis For Directors
A lot (perhaps too much) has been written about the wider implications of problems originating in the US associated with the practice of providing so-called sub-prime mortgages to high risk borrowers with poor credit histories. There is also plenty of speculation about the potential exposures for directors, banks and professional advisers.
UK
19 Nov 2007
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Mortgage Fraud Revisited
Many professionals will recall the boom property market of the mid-to-late 1980s and the consequent aggressive lending policies of banks and building societies.
UK
7 Aug 2007
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Severely Weakened HIPs
The National Association of Estate Agents, 125 cross-party MPs, the Council of Mortgage Lenders, and (Location, Location, Location) presenter Kirstie Allsopp - hardly a revolutionary force, but ultimately successful in forcing the Government to u-turn into removing the Home Condition Report (HCR) from the forthcoming Home Information Pack (HIP).
UK
15 Nov 2006
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Property Professionals’ Liability Briefing, Autumn 2006
The recent press coverage of suspected mortgage fraud is a reminder that the widespread mortgage fraud uncovered in the 1980s and 1990s is still with us and thriving. However, the bad news for valuers and insurers is that the mortgage stories making the news may only be the tip of the iceberg.
UK
 
2 Nov 2006
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Commercial Dispute Resolution Briefing - July 2006
Acceptance of FA rules submitting disputes to arbitration constitutes a waiver of rights under Article 6 of the European Convention of Human Rights
UK
14 Aug 2006
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Beneficial Interests in Loan Agreements
The question of beneficial interests in rights under loan agreements has been considered recently by the English courts in two different contexts. In both cases the underlying transactions involved comparatively familiar structures – secondary market debt trading and conduit lending to take advantage of double tax agreements. However, both decisions highlight the need to consider carefully the operation of “boilerplate” provisions in the light of actual circumstances.
UK
30 May 2006
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Banking Law briefing|January 2006 - Basel II And Increased Cost Clauses
The implementation of Basel II (the new capital adequacy framework) may seem to be a rather remote matter. However, banks and borrowers should be considering its effects on increased costs clauses now to ensure that appropriate action is taken with regard to loan and other finance documentation.
UK
2 Apr 2006
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