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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


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


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


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


Podcast: Episode 9 - The View from Mayer Brown
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

Please release me: This month Ed Sautter discusses how Lloyds Bank persuaded the Court of Appeal to permit it to redeem some expensive capital notes


A new thorn in the side of claimants in swap mis-selling claims
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2016

In December 2015 the High Court handed down its judgment in Thornbridge Limited v Barclays Bank PLC 2015 EWHC 3430 (QB), a swaps mis-selling claim


First trial in the Financial List over validity of derivatives transactions draws to a close
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2016

The trial of the first case to be heard in the new Financial List has finished and we await the judgment from Mr Justice Blair with interest. The


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


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