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LIBOR defendants acquitted
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

Six individuals have been found not guilty of conspiracy to defraud in connection with SFO's ongoing criminal investigation into the manipulation of


Court reduces LIBOR rigging sentence
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 23 2015

The Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) has reduced the sentence of imprisonment handed down to Tom Hayes in relation to LIBOR rigging. Mr Hayes had


Court dismisses application for mis-selling “fishing” exercise
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 23 2015

The High Court has dismissed an application by a firm that alleged Barclays had mis-sold a swap, to require Barclays to disclose documents relating


Tribunal fines insurance broker for mishandling client moneys
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2015

The Tribunal has fined former insurance broker Terence Joint £10,000 for failings in relation to the handling of client money. Due to personal


FCA confirms ban on convicted fraudster
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • November 27 2015

FCA has confirmed its ban on Philip Boakes following the Court of Appeal's upholding a conviction for using a forged instrument, fraudulent trading


FCA issues final notice for reduced fine
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2015

FCA has issued its final notice imposing a £50,000 fine against Andrew Wilkins, director of Catalyst Investment Group Limited, for lack of due skill


Landmark insider trading ruling may temper government's actions, but holders of confidential, non-public information should still be on guard
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • October 8 2015

On October 5, 2015, the Supreme Court declined to hear the federal government's appeal in U.S. v. Newman, 773 F.3d 438 (2nd Cir. 2014), an insider


Judgments - so far this year
  • Dentons
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 17 2015

This was a judgment of the European Court of Justice (ECJ). Mr Kolassa, who is domiciled in Austria, invested in certificates issued by Barclays in


Caught in the tangled web
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2015

This is a case in which the claimant alleged that a bank held money on constructive trust for her. The bank said that it was a bona fide purchaser


Record-keeping and disclosure requirements offend principle of fundamental justice
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • March 17 2015

In Canada (Attorney General) v Federation of Law Societies of Canada 2015 SCC 7 the Supreme Court of Canada considered whether certain sections of