Content Options

Content Options

View Options

You are viewing the version of the document as on 2024-02-27.

CONC 7.8 Jurisdictional requirements


A firm dealing with a customer who is resident in a different jurisdiction to the jurisdiction of the firm's place of business must ensure that it takes appropriate account of any differences in law and court procedure that may have a significant impact on the customer's rights.

[Note: paragraph 2.3 of DCG]


CONC 7.8.1 R will apply, for example, where a firm's place of business is in England and the customer resides in Scotland.

[Note: paragraph 2.3 of DCG]


A firm must not commence proceedings or threaten to commence proceedings in the wrong jurisdiction.

[Note: paragraph 3.5g of DCG]