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Background to the regulation of home finance transactionsThe regulation of home finance transactions came about at different points in time. HM...
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Goode consumer credit materials—default and enforcementFor further discussion on the topics raised in this Practice Note, a statement of the...
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In this Practice Note, references to exemptions relate to persons who are exempt from the need to apply for authorisation from the Prudential...
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Goode: Consumer Credit Law and Practice This volume contains thirteen divisions and states the current law with commentary on consumer credit in the...
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Background to the regulation of assisting in the administration and performance of insurance contractsUnder section 19 of the Financial Services and...
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What is the Lloyd’s market?The Lloyd’s market is an insurance market, whose origins date back to the seventeenth century. Merchants would meet at...
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