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This week at the UK regulators - 27 May 2015
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 27 2015

As has been widely reported, the FCA has (on 20 May) imposed a financial penalty of £284,432,000 on Barclays Bank Plc ("Barclays") for breaches of


Judgments - so far this year
  • Dentons
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 17 2015

This was a judgment of the European Court of Justice (ECJ). Mr Kolassa, who is domiciled in Austria, invested in certificates issued by Barclays in


Market abuse update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, France, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 15 2014

The FCA has continued to build on the strong track record of civil and criminal enforcement action against abusive conduct and manipulation, notably


Iniquity exception to privilege JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2014

This judgment considers the iniquity exception to legal professional privilege and the point at which a client conducts himself so dishonestly that


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


Caught in the tangled web
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2015

This is a case in which the claimant alleged that a bank held money on constructive trust for her. The bank said that it was a bona fide purchaser


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


International quarterly - issue 10, 2014
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • Australia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • November 3 2014

Termination is a serious step and is never one to be taken lightly. It is important that determination provisions are followed precisely. If a


Cross-border investigations update
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • China, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 14 2014

The inaugural edition of Cross-Border Investigations Update includes an overview of enforcement trends, including the increasing cooperation between U


Financial services update vol. 10, issue 21
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 15 2015

Daniel Sibears, Executive Vice President for Regulatory Operations at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”), gave a speech at a