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


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


Securities and Futures Commission publishes new handbook
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • July 16 2010

On 25 June 2010, the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (the SFC) published the new SFC handbook (the Handbook), which came into immediate effect


Financial reform package preserves the role of state insurance departments in regulating indexed annuities
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2010

In December 2008, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted Rule 151A (the “Rule”) classifying equity-indexed annuities (“EIAs”) as securities, and subjecting them to federal regulation effective 2011


Details of House-passed financial regulatory reform legislation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2009

On Friday, the House passed its 1,200 page package of nine bills to reform the U.S. financial regulatory system by a vote of 223-202


NERA report: SEC settlement trends
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2009

On December 7, 2009, NERA Economic Consulting issued its report titled: "SEC Settlement Trends: 3Q09 Update" (the "NERA Report"


Unscrambling the Gramm-Leach-Bliley omelet
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2009

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, proposed on December 16, 2009 rebuilding the barriers separating commercial banks, investment banks and insurers established under the Depression Era Glass-Steagall Act


The U.S. Supreme Court grants certiorari in F-Cubed case
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2009

On November 30, 2009, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari to hear the appeal of a Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision affirming the dismissal of an "F-Cubed" securities class action -- i.e., a securities class action brought by foreign investors who purchased shares in a foreign company on a foreign stock exchange -- on subject matter jurisdiction grounds


A.I.G. to list American International Assurance on the Hong Kong stock exchange
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2009

According to recent reports in the New York Times and Financial Times, A.I.G. plans to list its Asian life insurance unit, American International Assurance (“A.I.A.”), on the Hong Kong stock exchange by year’s end


NERA’s 2009 year-end securities class action trends update
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2009

NERA Economic Consulting has issued its report titled: "Recent Trends in Securities Class Action Litigation: 2009 Year-End Update" (the "NERA Year-End Update"