Dispute Resolution - Financial Markets


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  • Overview of the FCA Business Plan for 2017/2018 and Mission for 2017 Restricted access


    Submitted: 21 April 2017

    This overview summarises the key themes in the FCA’s Business Plan for 2017/2018 and its Mission for 2017.

  • FCA Business Plan 2017/2018 and FCA Mission 2017


    Submitted: 19 April 2017

    The FCA has today published its Business Plan for 2017/2018, setting out both “cross-sector” and “sector specific” priorities, the latter of which are discussed in more detail in a separate FCA Sector Views document. In addition, the FCA today published its Mission for 2017.

  • High Court considers commercial approach to the construction of mortgage conditions


    Submitted: 13 April 2017

    With LIBOR back in the headlines, it is worth re-visiting a December 2016 High Court judgment, where the background facts demonstrate that problems caused by LIBOR are not limited to benchmark rate rigging. The judgment is a reminder and application of the way in which a Court will go about interpreting disputed clauses in contracts.

  • What’s up with WhatsApp: the continued risks of social media


    Submitted: 12 April 2017

    ​The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a Final Notice to Christopher Niehaus for sharing confidential information over WhatsApp in breach of Principle 2 of the FCA’s Principles for Businesses.

  • The FCA, Tesco and the civil market abuse regime


    Submitted: 10 April 2017

    ​The FCA has issued a final notice in relation to market abuse by Tesco and for the first time exercised its power to require restitution for those affected.

  • Publication of the law regarding duty of care for parent and other companies


    Submitted: 05 April 2017

    Law no 2017-399, bringing into force a duty of care for parent and other companies, was published on March 27, 2017.

  • TMT Sector Update 2017


    Event date: 18 May 2017

    Our 10th annual TMT Sector Update offers you the chance to hear about a broad range of current commercial and legal topics from key players in the TMT sector.

  • Key amendments to the debt restructuring regime in Singapore


    Submitted: 04 April 2017

    In a bid to promote Singapore as an international debt restructuring hub, the Singapore Companies Act has been amended. Some of these amendments introduce features drawn from Chapter Eleven of the United States Bankruptcy Code - for instance, the introduction of rescue financing provisions and cram down provisions for dissenting classes of creditors in Schemes of Arrangements. These amendments are expected to change the debt restructuring landscape in Singapore and will take effect soon. This article discusses some of the key amendments.

  • Financial Services Alerter - February 2017 developments


    Submitted: 31 March 2017

    Issue 109 of this regular bulletin summarising significant legal and regulatory developments of relevance to the fund management and investment banking communities.

  • Article 50 Notice has been given - what now?


    Submitted: 30 March 2017

    The UK has given notice to cease to be one of the Member States of the European Union (EU) (Brexit) - what does this mean in practice?

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