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How To Register And Enforce An EU Judgement in Scotland


How To Register And Enforce An EU Judgement in Scotland Posted on Sep 05, 2014 by  | Tags: registration of EU judgement, enforcement of EU judgement, Scotland, Books of Council and Session, Court of Session, EU regulation 44/2001,  | 0 Comments By Neil Morrison, Associate, Dispute ResolutionINTRODUCTIONSo you’ve got your judgement from an EU country against a Scottish individual or company but realised that their assets are all located in Scotland, how do you turn your EU judgement into a Scottish judgement so you can take steps to enforce your judgement in Scotland against the assets?European law (Regulation 44/2001) has made registering a judgement from...
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Bitesize Legal Case Study #1: The Online Banking Fraud


Bitesize Legal Case Study #1: The Online Banking Fraud Posted on Jul 31, 2014 by  | Tags: online fraud, case study, banks, SMEs, cyber crime, financial ombudsman service,  | 0 Comments By Neil Morrison, Associate, Financial DisputesPlease see our bitesize legal case study #1 below:Legal AreaOnline Fraud (Financial Disputes)Client TypeSmall to Medium Sized BusinessesLegal ProblemThe director of a small Scottish company received a call from a man purporting to be from his bank advising him that there were some suspicious transactions on the company bank account. The man (hereafter “fraudster”) purporting to be from the bank was able to describe recent authorised...
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Airlines’ Time Bar Defences To Flight Compensation Claims Defeated!


Airlines’ Time Bar Defences To Flight Compensation Claims Defeated! Posted on Aug 29, 2014 by  | Tags: EU Regulation 261/2004, compensation, Vergara v Ryanair Limited, Dawson v Thomson Airways Ltd, Jet2.com v Huzar, Montreal Convention,  | 0 Comments Neil Morrison, Associate, Dispute ResolutionIntroductionEuropean case law has confirmed that passengers whose flights are delayed for more than 3 hours (or cancelled) are entitled to be compensated under EU Regulation 261/2004 unless the airline can prove the delay or cancellation was caused by extraordinary circumstances which could not have been avoided even if all reasonable measures had been taken.The EU Regulation was welcomed...
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5 Myths About Mediation!


5 Myths About Mediation! Posted on Jul 22, 2014 by Liina Tulk  | Tags: mediation, dispute resolution, commercial, settlement, venting, success, myths,  | 0 Comments By Liina Tulk, Solicitor, Dispute ResolutionIntroductionI happened upon a discussion recently where several people were debating the merits of mediation. Some of them who were obviously not avid fans of mediation repeated some of the classic mediation myths. So I thought that it’s time to debunk the myths of mediation!The discussion angered me because it seemed clear to me that many of the people had never actually attended mediation. I am a firm believer in mediation...
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Progress on Interest Rate Swap Mis-selling Claims - the aftermath of the Titan Steel Wheels case

Progress on Interest Rate Swap Mis-selling Claims - the aftermath of the Titan Steel Wheels case Posted on May 16, 2012 by Cat Maclean  | 0 Comments Progress on Interest Rate Swap Mis-selling Claims – the aftermath of Titan Steel Wheels.Over the past year an increasing number of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) have been emerging with potential claims for mis-selling against the UK’s four largest banks. At lot of these SMEs believe they were missold highly complex derivatives (often known as “interest rate swaps”) which they purchased in order to protect themselves against the rise in interest rates.So what...
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