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Double derivative actions: challenging wrongs done to subsidiary companies
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

A recent High Court decision provides a useful reminder that the common law “double derivative” action remains available. This gives minority

Commentary: Dodd-Frank, Magna Carta and the new financial services regulatory regime in the United Kingdom
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2015

The Magna Carta, the 800th anniversary of which is celebrated this year, is a fine example of the law of unintended consequences and should serve as

Derivatives quarterly newsletter - July 23, 2015
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 23 2015

On June 29, 2015, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) proposed rules regarding the cross-border application of its margin rules for

Financial services update vol. 10, issue 24
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 20 2015

In April of this year, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) proposed a rule which amends the definition of “fiduciary” under the Employee Retirement

Common law double derivative action still available - indemnity for costs limited
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2015

In Bhullar v Bhullar & Ors 2015 EWHC 1943 (Ch) the High Court considered a number of interesting issues in relation to a double derivative claim

New UK Financial List for resolution of complex financial disputes
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2015

The UK is to introduce a new means of resolving high value or complex financial disputes, to be known as the Financial List. This will be a

Will Greek crisis lead to a fresh wave of FX derivatives disputes?
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 15 2015

Greece's travails have led to much recent speculation about the impact on its banks, creditors and bond markets in the coming weeks and months. But

FCA publishes criteria used for formal enforcement investigations
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 12 2015

The UK Financial Conduct Authority provided insight on when it decides to investigate possible wrongdoing in a published document entitled

LME announces new warehouse receipt system
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 10 2015

In the fourth quarter of this year, the London Metal Exchange (LME) is due to implement a new electronic depository system for warehouse receipts. It

Greece and the ISDA when does the English Court have exclusive jurisdiction?
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • Greece, United Kingdom
  • July 10 2015

Given the warnings that Greece may be on the verge of bankruptcy, the risk of Greek counterparties potentially being deprived of access to banking