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UK: Whistleblowing - new rules for UK branches of foreign banks and insurers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

The FCA and PRA have recently published new rules on whistleblowing procedures for UK branches of foreign banks and insurers, which will apply from 7


Banking Litigation Update - May 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 31 2017

In this update we highlight some of the more important cases and developments affecting UK financial institutions over the past 6 months


Calendar Of Key Issues - An Interactive Guide To The Legal Milestones Ahead - May 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 4 2017

Country-by-country reporting regulations Emissions Reduction Plan Implementation of EU Damages Directive Installation of sub-meters under the Heat


Supreme Court finds lender could not recover damages from negligent accountants where loss avoided by borrower’s repayment
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 3 2017

The Supreme Court has held that the loss suffered by a lender due to its accountants' breach of duty was extinguished when the loan was repaid by the


Supreme Court clarifies what is required for “identification” in respect of third party rights under s393 FSMA
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

In a judgment highly anticipated by firms and their senior managers as well as the regulators, the Supreme Court has overturned decisions of the Court


Court of Appeal finds third party who conspired with defendant to breach freezing order could be liable for tort of conspiracy to injure by unlawful means
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2017

In a claim by JSC BTA Bank against the son-in-law of its former Chairman alleging conspiracy to injure by unlawful means, the Court of Appeal held


Court of Appeal gives further guidance on how jurisdiction rules apply in economic tort claim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 24 2017

The Court of Appeal has held that the place of the event giving rise to damage in a claim alleging conspiracy to injure by unlawful means is where


High Court strikes out claims relating to the mis-selling of interest rate hedging products
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2017

In a recent decision, Elite Property Holdings Ltd & Anor v. Barclays Bank plc 2016 EWHC 3294 (QB), the High Court struck out the majority of


Commercial Court finds “torpedo” action ineffective where parties agreed asymmetric jurisdiction clause
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

The Commercial Court has held that an asymmetric jurisdiction clause is an exclusive jurisdiction clause for the purposes of the recast Brussels


No appeal against controversial decision in RBS case applying narrow interpretation of “client” for purposes of legal advice privilege
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2017

In a widely publicised decision last December arising out of the RBS Rights Issue Litigation (reported here), the High Court found that interviews