Accountability at law of regulatory decisions

Singh, Dalvinder
April 2004
Journal of International Banking Regulation;Apr2004, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p198
Academic Journal
Focuses on the misfeasance in public office claims of Three Rivers DC against the Bank of England in relation to the closure of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International in 1991. Damages sought by Three Rivers DC; Allegations against the mismanagement of the Bank's funds; Punitive nature of misfeasance in public office.


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