TITLE

FSA won't release legal advice over long stop

AUTHOR(S)
Blackmore, Nicole
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Money Marketing;6/4/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the refusal of the Financial Services Authority (FSA) to release details of legal advice it received over the 15-year long stop in Great Britain. FSA argued that it could be used in any future judicial review against the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). An internal review of its decision to deny a freedom of information request for the FSA legal counsel's opinion on the long stop was conducted by the regulator.
ACCESSION #
42010405

 

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