Christopher Henton v The Financial Services Authority: FIN/2006/0017

Upper Tribunal Tax and Chancery decision of Judge Brice on 4 May 2007.

Read the full decision in Christopher Reginald Colin Henton v The Financial Services Authority: FIN/2006/0017.

PRELIMINARY ISSUE – Applicant prohibited from performing any function in relation to any regulated activity carried on by an authorised or exempt person or exempt professional firm because it appeared to the Authority that he was not a fit and proper person – Applicant had been found to be dishonest by the High Court in a civil trial - whether the judgment of the High Court was admissible evidence in the reference – yes – whether it would be an abuse of process to permit the Applicant to challenge the findings of the High Court by adducing relevant evidence, and presenting relevant arguments, to the Tribunal – no - Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 s 56.

Published 1 December 2016