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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


Court gives preliminary approval to Merrill Lynch's settlement of a subprime-related securities class action
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2009

As previously reported on August 8, 2007, a jury convicted ex-Brocade CEO Greg Reyes for violating federal securities laws by failing to properly account for backdated options


Plus D&O symposium: morning session I
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2010

During a discussion on the state of securities litigation, a panel comprised of prominent securities litigators discussed trends in securities class actions and legislation that is on the horizon


Southern District grants motion to dismiss in F-Cubed securities class action
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2009

On October 5, 2009, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted the defendants' motion to dismiss in Cornwell v. Credit Suisse on subject matter jurisdiction grounds


Proposed Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee could affect large insurers
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2010

President Obama's proposed Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee, which he unveiled last month, has been included in the 2011 budget proposal released on Monday, February 1, 2010


Two former Bear Stearns hedge fund managers acquitted of criminal fraud charges
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2009

Today, in the first criminal prosecution arising out of the subprime crisis, a jury acquitted two former Bear Stearns hedge fund managers, Matthew Tannin and Ralph Cioffi, of securities, wire and mail fraud


Financial Services Authority issues Client Money and Asset Report
  • Locke Lord 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


Bermuda Monetary Authority publishes its 2010 Business Plan
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Bermuda
  • January 19 2010

On 14 January 2010 the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) presented its regulatory framework Business Plan for the year ahead at its Annual General Meeting


Cox appointed CEO of the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) effective 1 January 2010
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Bermuda
  • October 21 2009

Jeremy Cox will succeed Matthew Elderfield as CEO of the BMA at the beginning of next year