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Embedding accountability within the financial services sector

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 28 2015

While commending companies and signatories for improvements made during 2014, the FRC is sending out a strong message that it intends to stamp out

Minority shareholders: valuation of shares following a dispute

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 19 2014

If a shareholder does not own a controlling interest in a company, it or she will be vulnerable to the management of the business by the majority

New thumbprint technology for MasterCard payments

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 24 2014

Following successful trials in Norway, MasterCard is now ready to bring biometric cards to the UK, enabling customers to authorise payments with

Meltdown of UK payments system

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 24 2014

The Bank of England (BoE) experienced a 10-hour meltdown of CHAPS, one of its key payments systems on 20 October 2014, due to the BoE temporarily

Challenging guarantees

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 18 2014

Personal guarantees given in the past to support corporate borrowing may well have been put in a drawer with no real expectation that they would ever

This week at the UK regulators - 3 November 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 3 2014

The FCA concluded two enforcement cases involving consumer protection issues last week, fining one firm £4.1 million for failing to deal properly with

Definition of ‘shares’ in share charge captures shareholder loans

  • LK Shields
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2014

The standard definition of 'shares', in a charge over shares, includes shareholder loan agreements. That was the conclusion of the English Court of

Corporate governance update - October 2014

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Global, Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • October 14 2014

The Report and Final stages of the Companies Bill 2012 were completed on 30 September 2014 in the Seanad, when all of the 164 amendments tabled by

Clients & friends newsletter September 2014

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Belgium, China, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, USA, Venezuela
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  • September 30 2014

In an unfortunate decision, the Brussels Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by a lower court denying the deductibility of stock option costs

This week at the UK regulators - 29 September 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 29 2014

This week the FCA imposed a fine on Barclays Bank Plc of £37.7 million for failing properly to protect clients' custody assets, and the SEC awarded