Commercial and Retail Banking
A rising tide of new communication channels, such as chatrooms and instant messaging, are fast becoming important sources of evidence in regulatory investigations. This web seminar explores the significance of these data sources, and the unique technical and review challenges they present.
Law Firm: FTI Consulting | Published: 27 June 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
This DLA Piper banking and finance litigation update contains a summary of developments that have affected the banking and finance industry over the last month, covering domestic, European and international news involving banks such as Barclays, HSBC, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 25 June 2014 | Practice Area: Retail Banking
The Court of Appeal has once again determined the issues of "unfair relationship" and agency in the borrowers' favour. In this briefing, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co reports on the decision in Scotland and Reast v British Credit Trust and sets out five specific issues.
Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 24 June 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation
Following the recent meeting between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and UK Prime Minister David Cameron, it was reported that China Construction Bank has been selected to facilitate offshore yuan clearing in London. Macfarlanes looks at the significance of this news and the implications for hedge funds.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 23 June 2014 | Practice Area: Cross Border
Around 1,500 firms regulated by the FCA - collectively holding more than £10trn of custody assets and more than £100bn of client money - are subject to the client assets regime, and must now come to grips with substantial changes coming into effect under the FCA's client assets rules (CASS).
Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 20 June 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
In this briefing, Carey Olsen looks at a key Jersey Court of Appeal case which centred around the tension between the private interest in commercial confidentiality and the public interest in international co-operation in the investigation of potential tax evasion.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 19 June 2014 | Practice Area: Enforcement and Regulation
This global financial markets newsletter highlights areas of uncertainty currently characterising the market, with subjects covered including post-acquisition high yield bond exits, the impact of regulatory change on securitisation, and the challenges facing credit rating agencies.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 18 June 2014 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities
In its decision in Ian Charles Hannam v The Financial Conduct Authority, the Upper Tribunal provided highly anticipated and much needed clarification on the definition and treatment of inside information. Travers takes a detailed look at the case and suggests practical steps for firms to consider.
Law Firm: Travers Smith | Published: 18 June 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
Since the Soviet Union's dissolution in 1991, Russia has adopted new legislation at a rapid pace. It remains a country in transition, with a continually developing legal system. This guide presents an overview of the the legal system and regulation of business activities in the country.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 18 June 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
The day after its policy statement on the review of the client assets regime for investment business, the FCA published its consultation paper on client money held in individual savings accounts (ISAs), including proposed changes to the current rules. Eversheds looks at the key questions.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 18 June 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
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