Charles Marquand

Biography

Charles Marquand is a Barrister at 4 Stone Buildings.

Cases Of Interest

  • Clarion Ltd v National Provident Institution (fax switching, SIB principles as implied terms);
  • Tequila Cuervo v Diageo plc (English company law issues arising in Texas litigation);
  • Needler Financial Services v Taber (test case on pensions misselling);
  • Williams' Life, Pension & Mortgage Services v FSA (whether variation of permission "necessary", before FSMT);
  • PNC Telecom plc v Thomas (members' requisition of EGM);
  • Eurosure Investment Services Ltd. v FSA (whether exercise by FSA of own-initiative power "proportionate", before FSMT).
  • MTM v Financial Supervision Commission (whether regulator's failure to determine corporate services licence application lawful)
  • Evolution Beeson Gregory (before FSA Regulatory Decision Ctte) (market abuse - first market manipulation case brought by FSA)
  • Credit Agricole Indosuez v BB Energy NV (bank's waiver of condition precedent in debt rescheduling agreement)
  • Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency v Dresdner Bank AG (bank's right of set-off, before Court of Appeal);
  • Pace Micro Technology (before FSA Regulatory Decisions Ctte) (breach of listing rules).
  • FSA v Anderson, Peacock & Pruthi (unregulated deposit taking and collective investment schemes)

Areas of Practice

  • Financial Services (including insurance, banking, collective investment schemes and funds, exchanges, market abuse, promotions, prospectuses, capital raising, "perimeter" issues)
  • "City" Regulation (FSMA, FSA rules & guidance)
  • Disciplinary and Regulatory Tribunals
  • Financial & Commodity Markets
  • Financial Services Ombudsmen & Arbitrations
  • European law aspects of the foregoing
  • Company / Commercial / Insolvency

Contact details

020 7242 5524

Year Qualified

1987

Education

M.A (Oxon), M.A in Law (City), Dip. EC Law (Kings Coll. Lond.), Dip. EC Competition Law (Kings Coll.

Memberships

Accredited Mediator - ADR Group, Arbitrator for London Metal Exchange, Member LCIA, Chartered Arbitrator with Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Memb