Commercial and Retail Banking
With many legal and regulatory developments ahead, it is crucial for financial institutions to consider and understand these changes and anticipate how they could impact your business. This regulatory calendar highlights the key changes on the agenda for banking at both a UK and EU level.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 23 July 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
This DLA newsletter brings together global news, views and analysis for those working in restructuring, including developments in the UK, US, Australia and the Netherlands. Subjects covered include commercial rent arrears recovery, US corporate restructuring and insolvency in fashion retail sector.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 22 July 2014 | Practice Area: Corporate reorganisation
With many legal and regulatory developments ahead, it is crucial for financial institutions to consider and understand these changes and anticipate how these might potentially impact your business. This regulatory calendar highlights the key changes on the agenda for funds at both a UK and EU level.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 22 July 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
The case of Global Marine Drillships Limited v William La Bella and Others  is the saga of the attempted purchase of a deep sea drillship, which ultimately led to a solicitor being held to be in breach of her undertaking and in breach of trust, as Bond Dickinson reports.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 21 July 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation
On 16 July, the US announced “sectoral sanctions” against two Russian banks and two Russian energy firms, including Rosneft. While the EU has not yet implemented additional sanctions, leaders have agreed to consider targeting Russia with such measures by the end of July, as Latham reports.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 18 July 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
Last month the Upper Tribunal rejected an appeal by former JP Morgan banker Ian Hannam against the FSA's controversial 2012 decision that he had committed market abuse. Few cases have caused more discussion among London's bankers than the FSA's pursuit of Hannam, as DLA Piper reports.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 03 July 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
When people embark on new projects, the end is often the last thing on their mind. But without clear provisions on how investors can exit or how a fund will be wound up, parties can be left confused and dissatisfied. This Nabarro briefing looks at the general issues that apply to all types of funds.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 02 July 2014 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes
This monthly finance overview from Travers Smith looks at recent market developments and trends in the sector, including the recommendations contained in the Graham Review of pre-pack administrations, key cases in the courts involving Barclays and ABM Amro, and the difficult defence of duress.
Law Firm: Travers Smith | Published: 02 July 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
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
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
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