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7 Liability for Intentional Acts:

From: Principles of Lender Liability

Parker Hood

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 October 2021

Subject(s):
Civil liability of lenders — Criminal liability of lenders — Regulatory liability of lenders — Financial Services and Markets Act 2000
7.01 This chapter considers, primarily, the liability of a lender for engaging in the so-called intentional or economic torts or delicts, ie liability is not dependent upon negligence, rather the action done was done so intentionally, although there is a discussion of the criminal law when dealing with fraud, as there can be both criminal and civil liability for the same conduct. A common feature of these delicts/torts is an intention to cause harm—usually economic harm—to the borrower.1 The first such tort in England, or delict in Scotland, to be considered will...
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