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Financial Services and Markets Act 2000

Section 375: Authority’s right to apply for an order

652.The Insolvency Act 1986 provides creditors, liquidators and administrators of insolvent persons with the right to ask the court to set aside transactions which appear to have been entered into to defraud creditors (that is, where assets are transferred as a gift, or sold at less than their full value, with the intention of putting them beyond the reach of creditors).  This section provides the Authority with an equivalent right to make an application to the court in relation to transactions entered into in the course of financial services business.

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