Commercial and Retail Banking
In this briefing, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co looks at the latest cases and issues affecting the insolvency and fraud investigation industry. Subjects covered include the issues around refusing to mediate, claims for dishonest assistance, and the long-running Ablyazov litigation.
Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 01 July 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation
Over the years there have been many cases concerning tort and contract which have rewritten and defined the law. This article looks at Donoghue v Stevenson, which changed the circumstances when someone can claim for breach, even in the absence of a contract, and led to the modern law of negligence.
Law Firm: Excello Law | Published: 30 June 2014 | Practice Area: Negligence
With the legal profession facing unprecedented change, companies are seeking out innovations in the provision of legal services. This report, which analyses how the market is changing, is based on the views of 200 senior buyers of legal services at companies with a collective annual spend of £3.5bn...view abstract
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 30 June 2014 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
This finance litigation round-up from Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co looks at the latest cases and issues affecting the lending industry, including subjects such as the question of economic duress and issues around enforcing a foreign judgment by summary judgment.
Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 30 June 2014 | Practice Area: 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
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