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  • Courts and Tribunals Judiciary: Speeches by Sir Geoffrey Vos

    21/05/2019
    The Courts and Tribunals Judiciary website has published two recent speeches by Sir Geoffrey Vos concerning the future for the UK’s... jurisdiction and English law after Brexit and on LawTech, smart contracts and AI.
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  • DBEIS: Modernising consumer markets

    11/04/2018
    DBEIS has published a Green Paper which seeks views on a number of proposals, including with regard to: data protection, fintech;... protecting vulnerable consumers; driving better performance by suppliers in regulated markets, and improving ADR (an additional report on this has also been published - see third link below). Responses are required by 4 July 2018.
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  • EC: Consumer rights and enforcement

    11/04/2018
    The EC has published a package of proposals and actions headed "a new deal for consumers". These include proposals to... amend the Council Directive on unfair terms in consumer contracts; a proposal on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers and repealing the Injunctions Directive; an action plan intended to develop and strengthen coordinated enforcement actions among authorities and their international cooperation with authorities from key trading partners and a study on transparency on online platforms. Links to all documentation may be found via the press release.
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  • EC: Online dispute resolution platform

    15/02/2016
    The EC has launched its new online dispute resolution (ODR) platform to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) bodies. The platform will allow... consumers and traders to settle their online disputes for domestic and cross-border purchases.
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  • FCA: Handbook Notice 23/Instruments

    10/07/2015
    FCA has published details of instruments passed at Board meetings on 18 June and 2 July 2015. These are: Periodic... Fees (Pensions Guidance Providers) Instrument 2015/34; Periodic Fees (2015/2016) and Other Fees Instrument 2015/35, Handbook Administration (No 38) Instrument 2015/37 and Individual Accountability Instrument 2015/31 . In addition, it notes Instruments passed at the FOS Board meeting on 3 June 2015. These are: Fees (Consumer Buy to Let) Instrument 2015/5 (also made by FCA at 2015/36) and ADR Directive Supplementary Instrument 2015/6 (also approved by FCA). Instruments may be downloaded via the second link.
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  • FCA: Application for certification under the ADR Directive

    09/07/2015
    FCA has published the text of a letter from John Griffith-Jones to Caroline Wayman of FOS, which confirms the approval of... the application of FOS to become an ADR entity under the Regulations and sets out details on some specific points on certain requirements.
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  • The Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes (Amendment) Regulations 2015/1392

    22/06/2015
    These Regulations amend the ADR Regulations and other Acts and SIs and make amendments to certain other Acts and SIs. ... The present Regulations implement provisions of the ADR Directive and the ODR Directive that were not implemented by the ADR Regulations and postpone the coming into force of parts of the ADR Regulations. (Dates in force: 9/7/2015 and 9/1/2016)
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  • FOS: Amendments to rules ADR and pension transfers

    28/05/2015
    FOS has published proposed amendments to scheme rules, affecting businesses subject to its Compulsory Jurisdiction and Voluntary Jurisdiction, in DISP and... GLOSS. Responses are required by 2 June 2015.
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  • FCA: Handbook Notice 21/Instruments

    08/05/2015
    FCA has published details of instruments passed at its Board meetings on 24 and 25 March and on 4 and 23... April 2015. These are: Solvency II Instrument 2015/16; Prudential Sourcebook for Mortgage and Home Finance Firms, and Insurance Intermediaries (Amendment) Instrument 2015/17; Mortgage Credit Directive Instrument 2015/18, Fees (Mortgage Credit Directive) Instrument 2015/21; Compulsory Jurisdiction Rules (Advising on Conversion or Transfer of Pension Benefits) Instrument 2015/22, Training and Competence Sourcebook (Qualifications Amendment No 12) Instrument 2015/23, Client Asset Sourcebook (Amendment No 2) Instrument 2015/24. In addition, there are details of Instruments passed at the FOS Board on 20 April 2015: Alternative Dispute Resolution Directive Instrument 2015/1/ (also made by the FCA at 2015/25) and Voluntary Jurisdiction Rules (Advising on Conversion or Transfer of Pension Benefits) Instrument 2015/2(also approved by the FCA). The Instruments are available to download via the second link.
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  • FOS: Future service – and where the ADR Directive fits in

    07/04/2015
    FOS has published this online technical resource page, which sets out, in Q&A format, how services offered by FOS will be... affected by the ADR Directive and ODR regulations
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