The FCA has published new versions of the information sheets that consumer credit firms must use to accompany arrears and default notices. Firms are required to use the new versions from 27 July 2018.Continue Reading
The Joint Money Laundering Steering Group (JMLSG) has published a revised version of the Asset Finance sectors in Part II of its guidance on the prevention of money laundering and the financing of terrorism for the UK financial services industry.Continue Reading
“We are not looking for perfection. We do not have thousands of inspectors going out and checking people’s homework. What we do have are millions of people that have new rights and they can make a complaint against a company to our office”.Continue Reading
We recently prepared for trial a Funder’s defence to a claim which raised a number of difficult issues in relation to the annual statements required for a fixed sum credit agreement regulated by the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (“CCA”). In the event the matter settled before trial but a number of interesting points arose and are worth considering.Continue Reading
Funders should be well advanced in their preparations for the introduction of the EU General Data Protection Regulation on 25 May 2018.Continue Reading
A recent VAT case in the European Court Justice is of considerable interest to motor-vehicle financiers because it blurs the long established distinction between the VAT treatment of lease and hire purchase.Continue Reading
A recent case in the High Court contains some interesting comments on the extent to which an obligation to provide equipment on hire of satisfactory quality and/or fit for purpose extends beyond the initial point of delivery.Continue Reading
Matthew is currently a first year Trainee Solicitor based in Liverpool, he joined Bermans in September 2017, and is currently assisting in the ABL and commercial litigation departments.
Matthew studied Law at the University of Liverpool before completing the Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice part-time at the University of Law, Manchester.
He has gained a vast amount of experience and knowledge in both Commercial Litigation and Insolvency, through working as a Paralegal in London and Manchester before commencing his Training Contract.
Matthew is highly motivated by delivering excellent client advice and service.
Tel: 0151 224 0525
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Ryan joined Bermans in 2010 and has been a member of the Asset Based Lending team since 2016. Ryan predominantly deals with prelegal correspondence and process driven claims and enforcement.Continue Reading
Gayle is Litigation Executive and has over 25 years experience of producing and managing court process for a variety of commercial clients and has worked extensively for clients in the asset based finance market. Gayle predominantly deals with undefended and process driven claims.
t: 0161 827 4615