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UK: Potential judicial review proceedings on the jurisdiction of the FOS

02 September 2014
Bluefin Insurance Services Limited ("Bluefin") recently challenged the Financial Ombudsman Service's ("FOS") jurisdiction over a complaint made against it. In order for the FOS to have jurisdiction over a complaint, the person making the complaint (the "Complainant") must fall within the definition of "eligible complainant" contained within Rule 2.7.1R of the FCA's Dispute Resolution: Complaints Sourcebook ("DISP"). This case concerns the definition of an eligible complainant, specifically whether a complaint regarding a directors and officers liability policy relating to a business would mean that the Complainant did not qualify as a consumer under DISP 2.7.1R.

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UK Insurance disruption from the 17th century

The Great Fire of London was finally extinguished 350 years ago today. New insurance structures emerged in the aftermath of the Great Fire – which bear striking resemblance to some of ...

05 September 2016
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