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H1 2014 UK banking litigation and financial services regulatory update

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 11 2014

In March 2014, the UK Court of Appeal handed down its decision in Barclays Bank Plc v Unicredit Bank AG 2014 EWCA Civ 302. The appeal concerned the

Shah v HSBC: what duties do banks owe their customers when making SARs?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 24 2009

Earlier this year, the High Court considered a claim by a customer against his bank in relation to its failure to process transactions whilst requests for consent under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) were pending with the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA

Financial litigation roundup - Summer 2014

  • RPC
  • -
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • June 24 2014

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the German financial markets regulator, BaFin, are currently investigating manipulation of the “London gold

Shah -v- HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited 2012 EWHC 1283

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • May 29 2012

The English High Court has delivered judgment in the long-running dispute between HSBC Private Bank and a former customer of HSBC, Mr. Jayesh Shah

Gold price fixing is this the next banking scandal?

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 7 2014

On Monday lawyers for a number of linked plaintiffs appeared in a US Federal Court in order to co-ordinate their class action against the five banks

Shah v HSBC: Court of Appeal rules that identity of employees making money laundering reports can be redacted when disclosing documents in litigation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 24 2011

This ruling is the latest development in the ongoing Shah v HSBC saga, proceedings brought by Mr Shah and his wife, two Zimbabwean-based customers of HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited ("HSBC"), for losses allegedly caused as a result of delays whilst HSBC's requests for consent under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 ("POCA") were pending with the Serious Organised Crime Agency ("SOCA"

Smoke in the hall of mirrors: good news for defendants in Sinclair v Versailles 2011 EWHC Civ 347

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 8 2011

The Sinclair v Versailles decision has extinguished any prospect that a victim of a fraud has a proprietary claim to a fraudster’s secret profits

Eversheds' Spotlight - the global financial services disputes and investigations (FSDI) briefing - April 2014

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 17 2014

France has recently created a new role in the prosecution office, a Public Prosecutor specifically for financial offences with national jurisdiction

BTA Bank ruling highlights important developments in cross-border fraud law

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2012

Following an important Court of Appeal decision handed down this month in one of the biggest fraud cases ever to come before the English courts (JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov), the former chairman of BTA Bank, Mukhtar Ablyazov, is to be debarred from defending BTA's fraud claims, which have a combined value of more than US$6 billion

Freezing orders and fortification of cross-undertakings

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 12 2010

On 21 May 2010, Justice Floyd handed down his judgment in Bloomsbury International Ltd (in administration) v Mark Alan Holyoake