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The regulation of home finance transactions came about at different points in time. On 31 October 2004 (a date known as M Day), lenders and intermediaries of regulated mortgage contracts (RMCs) became regulated. The Regulation of Financial Services (Land Transactions) Act 2005 enabled the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and its predecessor, the Financial Services Authority, to regulate activities similar to those that were already regulated in relation to RMCs but which instead involve the provider acquiring land rather than simply providing finance for its purchase by the homeowner. An amendment order in 2006 (SI 2006/2383, which came into effect on 6 April 2007) brought within the remit of regulation home reversion plans (HRPs) as well as home purchase plans (HPPs). HRPs are schemes where a provider buys an interest in a homeowner's property and allows the homeowner to continue to reside in the property. HPPs include certain types of Islamic financing arrangements, such as Ijara or diminishing Musharaka. A further amendment order in 2009 (SI 2009/1342, which came into effect on 1 July 2009) brought in the regulation of sale and rent back agreements (SRBAs). SRBAs are schemes where a provider buys an interest in a homeowner's property and allows the homeowner, in return for payment of rent, to continue in residence at the property. In addition,
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This Practice Note examines:•why negative pledge clauses are used in commercial transactions •the consequences of breaching negative pledge provisions•how negative pledges are viewed in the context of security and quasi-security, and•key considerations when drafting a negative pledge clauseWhere
Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been introduced, which affect the following:•proceedings for possession•forfeiture of business leases on the grounds of non-payment of rent•a landlord's right to
For guidance on the basic features of the doctrine of estoppel and the different classifications it has been subject to, see Practice Note: Estoppel—what, when and how to plead and related content.Promissory estoppel—what is it?Where A has, by words or conduct, made to B a clear and unequivocal
IntroductionShari'ah (also Sharia, Shariah or Shari’a) (literally, in Arabic, 'the path towards the watering place') or Islamic law is the legal system of the religion of Islam that sets out a system of duties or code of conduct for individuals to follow so that they may live their life in a
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