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New financial court opens in London
  • DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2016

A new, specialist financial court, the Financial List, opened in the Rolls Building in London in October 2015. It will hear disputes: (i) worth £50

Thornbridge Limited v Barclays Bank Plc - Court confirms Bank has no advisory duty in agreeing interest rate swap
  • DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2016

In yet another decision that will provide comfort to financial institutions, the High Court has confirmed that Barclays did not have an advisory duty

Hedge Fund Standards Board Publishes Findings From First Cyber-Attack Simulation
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 29 2016

On January 21, the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) released the results of its first cyber-attack simulation (via a press release dated January 19

International regulatory update 4 - 8 January 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia, Belgium, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 12 2016

Clifford Chance’s International Regulatory Update is a weekly digest of significant regulatory developments, drawing on our daily content from our

BoE responds to EC call for evidence on framework for financial services
  • Cummings Law Ltd
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

The Bank of England has responded to the European Commission's call for evidence on the EU regulatory framework for financial services. In its

A thorny issue: reconsidering the scope of a bank's duty to its customers
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2016

The recent swaps misselling case of Thornbridge v Barclays(2015) has provided reassurance for banks about the scope of the duties applicable to sales

Derivatives clearing: why have clients lost their right to claim for losses?
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • January 18 2016

The standard documents in use for central clearing of OTC and exchange-traded derivatives in Europe oblige clients to surrender their normal

Thornbridge Limited v Barclays Bank: confirmation of the Court's current approach to IRHP mis-selling claims is good news for financial institutions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 5 2016

The latest in a recent line of judgments on interest rate hedging product ("IRHP") mis-selling, Thornbridge Limited v Barclays Bank PLC 2015 EWHC

A thorny issue: Court rejects interest rate swap mis-selling claim
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2016

The High Court has considered yet another 'mis-selling' claim brought against a bank concerning an interest rate swap and, consistent with previous

What’s in store? Exploring issues in commodity storage and warehousing
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2011

As demand for storage capacity for the world's most commonly traded commodities grows, governments and major private commodity trading companies are investing heavily in warehousing and tank capacity