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We look at jurisdiction, governing law, service of proceedings, enforcement of judgments and the legacy of the supremacy of EU law.
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.
Submitted: 23 March 2017
Whilst it has taken some time for the FCA’s policy, approach and expertise in this area to evolve, we are starting to see its teeth as the newest competition authority on the block.
Submitted: 17 March 2017
The costs regime in England & Wales makes it an attractive forum for mass tort claims against multinationals.
Submitted: 13 December 2016
A practical guide to interviews with the Financial Conduct Authority.
Submitted: 22 November 2016
We discuss the issues raised in the FCA's Discussion Paper about how those heading up the legal function in firms should be treated under Senior Managers and Certification Regime.
Submitted: 16 November 2016
The FCA has published a consultation paper on proposals to amend the Decision Procedure and Penalties Manual (DEPP) that will give guidance on how it will enforce the “duty of responsibility”.
Submitted: 11 November 2016
Following extradition to the United States, on 09 November 2016 London based trader Navinder Sarao pleaded guilty to spoofing and wire fraud and agreed to settle civil proceedings brought by the US CFTC.
Submitted: 09 November 2016
This article highlights the importance of actively managing the risk of financial crime by fostering a culture of regulatory compliance and some key lessons from the Final Notice.
Submitted: 04 November 2016
This recent decision saw the High Court reject the Libyan Investment Authority’s arguments that Goldman Sachs had exercised undue influence over it in relation to a series of financial transactions.
Submitted: 28 October 2016
Now that MAR has been up and running for several months, we take a look at some of the questions that seem to come up repeatedly, consider the answer to those questions and examine where else clarity may be needed.
Podcast 591: Regulated people - Regulatory expectations on using remuneration as an incentive and disciplinary tool
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