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Update on Lehman Brothers insolvency proceedings in the US, UK and Japan

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • Japan, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 7 2008

On September 20, 2008, the Bankruptcy Court approved the sale of certain assets of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. ("LBHI") and Lehman Brothers Inc. ("LBI"), including those related to its Canadian Capital Markets and Investment Banking businesses, to Barclays Capital, Inc. ("Barclays"

Financial crisis: litigation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 15 2008

It is inevitable that in such a dramatic and fast-changing economic landscape, commercial counterparties are urgently considering whether and how they can protect their rights by litigation

Round up

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 19 2008

This year saw another IFA try to take a stand against the Financial Ombudsman Service

Limitation runs from when...?

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 19 2008

Following the recent dramatic falls in the property and equities markets and given their continued volatility, investment advisors can expect to receive a growing number of claims arising out of advice offered many years ago

Hindsight is not so wonderful

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 19 2008

Recent judicial support for the Financial Ombudsman's alleged use of hindsight and personal experience of previous industry practice could not have come at a worse time for a sector waking up to all sorts of potential exposures in the aftermath of the credit crunch and associated economic downturn

FSA launches further insider dealing prosecution

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 9 2009

On January 7, the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) charged Neil Rollins at the City of Westminster Magistrates' Court with insider dealing and money laundering offenses

Court of Appeal signals cooperation with SEC to combat investment fraud

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 3 2009

The English Court of Appeal has shown its readiness to cooperate with foreign regulators in this case, the US Securities and Exchange Commission by agreeing to freeze allegedly suspect assets

FSA secures over £1 million for victims of share scam

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2009

The FSA has obtained a court order requiring the owner and sole director of a UK company, Bayshore Nominees Limited to pay compensation to investors who were victims of a share scam operated by overseas entities

FSA wins appeal over financial promotions

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2009

FSA has won an appeal against a solicitors' firm that approved promotions for unauthorised overseas companies that allowed them to sell shares worth around 21 million to 670 UK investors

Enforcing bad leaver provisions - Greck v. Henderson Asia Pacific Equity Partners

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 28 2009

This Scottish case addresses the enforceability of so-called 'bad leaver' terms and indirect non-compete restrictions in the carry partnership of a private equity fund which affected an investment manager's right to retain his carry interests after he had resigned from his employment