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Undoing the unconscionable
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • October 13 2016

An Unconscionable Bargain is a useful equitable doctrine in tackling cases of what could broadly be described as civil fraud. A transaction will be

Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, October 2016
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 17 2016

On 15 September 2016, the European Parliament resolved to adopt amendments to the European Commission's proposal for a new Prospectus Regulation to

Corporate Crime & Investigations Update 18 October 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2016

The Criminal Finance Bill was published on 13 October 2016. The Bill covers four parts, including fresh powers to issue Unexplained Wealth Orders and

Negligent misstatement and bank references: when does a bank providing a reference owe a duty of care to third parties relying on that reference?
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • October 6 2016

It is not unusual for a bank to be asked to provide a reference as to the financial standing of a customer by a party that intends to do business

Gambling, money laundering and reasonable suspicion: a bank’s right to freeze customer accounts
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2015

In a case that provides a welcome clarification for financial institutions concerned about money laundering risks, the High Court has ruled, in Iraj

2016 Annual Report- 19 major trends in Antitrust Law
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 27 2016

As described by Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, the 2010 Guidelines “make clear that merger analysis is not the mechanical application of a series of

Shah v HSBC: what duties do banks owe their customers when making SARs?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 24 2009

Earlier this year, the High Court considered a claim by a customer against his bank in relation to its failure to process transactions whilst requests for consent under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) were pending with the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA

Banking and Finance Dispute Resolution - September 2016
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2016

In Novus Aviation Limited v Alubaf Arab International Bank BSC 2016 EWHC 1575 (Comm), the Commercial Court determined that a letter of commitment

This week at the UK regulators - 10 October 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

The main enforcement development last week was the imposition of a financial penalty of £8.2 million on two firms for client asset related failings

Sweett victory: Lessons learned from Sweett Group’s Bribery Act conviction
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 25 2016

Sweett Group plc, the first company to be convicted of the "corporate offence" under Section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010, has now been sentenced