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Speech by Sally Dewar - taking the FSA's corporate governance agenda forward

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 6 2010

Sally Dewar, the Financial Services Authority's (FSA) managing director of Risk, gave a speech entitled "Taking the FSA's corporate governance agenda forward" at the City Corporate Governance and Remuneration Summit on 30 March 2010

Financial Services Authority issues Client Money and Asset Report

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 8 2010

The difficult market conditions and the consequent increased chance of insolvency of regulated entities prompted the Financial Services Authority (FSA) to carry out firm visits over the last 6 months to a range of investment and insurance broker firms to assess their compliance with the client money rules contained in the Client Asset Sourcebook (CASS) of the FSA Handbook

Court of Appeal considers parallel proceedings and non-exclusive jurisdiction clauses

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 30 2009

In Highland Crusader Offshore Partners v Deutsche Bank AG (2009 EWCA Civ 725) the Court of Appeal considered the operation of a non-exclusive jurisdiction clause, whereby the parties submitted to English jurisdiction (but were not permitted from proceeding in another country of competent jurisdiction), against the background of proceedings in Texas and London

New York adopts revisions to Regulation 118 governing audited financial statements

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2010

On December 28, 2009, the New York Insurance Department ("NYID") issued a Notice of Emergency adoption revising Regulation 118 to implement new audit and reporting standards on an emergency basis

Treasury Department sends systemic risk regulation proposal to Congress, and other financial regulatory overhaul news

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2009

On Wednesday, July 22, 2009, the Treasury Department sent draft legislation to Capitol Hill that would bring all financial firms under federal supervision and regulation, and would establish a new regulatory council the Financial Services Oversight Council to identify and manage emerging risks

Financial Service Authority wins appeal case on co-operation with overseas regulators

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 4 2010

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) went to the Court of Appeal to seek clarification regarding its obligation to co-operate with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC

Hedge funds back down in Argentina claim after asset freeze fails

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • Argentina, USA
  • -
  • April 19 2010

Hedge funds seeking to recover more than $554 million in judgments against Argentina have reportedly withdrawn court appeals to stop assets being taken out of accounts at Citibank, diminishing their chances of ultimate success

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission brings civil action against former New Century executives

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2010

On December 7, 2009, the SEC charged three former executives of New Century Financial Corporation with securities fraud

FSA issues reminder on its approval and interview process for significant influence functions

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 27 2009

On 14 October 2009, the FSA wrote to the CEOs of certain regulated firms to clarify its new approach to the approval and supervision of persons performing significant influence functions (SIFs

Court approves American Home Mortgage's settlement of a subprime securities class action

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2009

On July 30, 2009, the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York approved a $37.25 million settlement of a subprime-related securities class action styled, In re American Home Mortgage Securities Litigation