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This week at the UK regulators - 27 May 2015
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 27 2015

As has been widely reported, the FCA has (on 20 May) imposed a financial penalty of £284,432,000 on Barclays Bank Plc ("Barclays") for breaches of

Supreme Court simplifies claw-back rule on funds transfers in insolvency proceedings
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Netherlands
  • May 8 2015

A basic principle of Dutch insolvency law is that a bankruptcy order by the court takes (retroactive) effect from 0:00 on the day on which the court

Another knock for unilateral jurisdiction clauses in Europe
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, France
  • May 18 2015

Unilateral, or one-sided, jurisdiction clauses are common in financial agreements. Typically, they provide that the borrower can sue the finance

EU political update: 8 12 June 2015
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

On 4 June 2015, the European Commission adopted an implementing act that will extend the transitional period for capital requirements for EU banking

Germany upfront fees in syndicated lending in light of recent Federal Court of Justice judgements
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Germany
  • April 29 2015

For German law consumer credits (Verbraucherdarlehen) work fees (Bearbeitungsentgelte) can only be charged upfront if the consumer (Verbraucher) has

Hong Kong High Court confirms the effectiveness of non-reliance clauses in bank-customer contracts
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • April 24 2015

The Hong Kong High Court recently handed down its reasons for decision dismissing a customer's mis-selling claim against DBS in respect of the sale

EU political update: 19 - 23 May 2014
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union
  • May 19 2014

On 13 May 2014, the Council of the European Union formally adopted a new regime to better enforce EU rules on the posting of workers. The Posting of

Supreme Court upholds decision on arranger's liability in syndicated loan transactions
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Japan
  • July 26 2013

Since the April 2011 decision of the Nagoya High Court ruling that an arranger in a syndicated loan transaction owed an obligation to provide certain

DIFC Judge rules on the regulatory perimeter of the DFSA and suitability standards in Al Khorafi v. Bank Sarasin- Alpen and Bank Sarasin
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Middle East, United Arab Emirates
  • September 1 2014

The DIFC Court of First Instance ( the Court) has found Bank Sarasin & Co. Ltd, a Swiss incorporated bank with no registered presence in the Dubai

Luxembourg legal update - March 2015
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Luxembourg
  • March 2 2015

On 4 November 2014, the European Central Bank (ECB) assumed its supervisory functions under the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM). The ECB is now