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Financial litigation roundup - Autumn 2014
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • December 3 2014

The High Court found that the defendants, Barclays and Tricorona, had misused the claimant, CF Partners’, confidential information and awarded


Deal or no deal: FOS recommends taking legal advice following Clark v In Focus
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2014

Reacting to the decision in Clark v In Focus, FOS has updated its technical notes to help guide complainants who might have previously sought to top


'The catalyst effect': does the buck stop with the Upper Tribunal?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2015

I recently blogged on the Upper Tribunal's judgment on the case of Roberts and Wilkins v FCA. The Tribunal had agreed with the FCA's decision to


First reported interest rate swap mis-selling claim crumbles
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2013

Interest rate hedging products are sold in a variety of forms swaps, caps, collars and structured collars, to name but a few. Their objective is to


Has the FOS decided Lehman's collapse was not foreseeable; or is that too remote a hope?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 15 2014

Nearly six years have elapsed since we first saw the iconic photographs of Lehman Brothers' employees filing out of the former bank's worldwide


Financial litigation roundup - Summer 2014
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2014

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the German financial markets regulator, BaFin, are currently investigating manipulation of the “London gold


FSA enquiry evidence no longer remains confidential
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2007

A Court of Appeal ruling has caused uproar and may have jeopardised the FSA’s capacity for gathering information


Good news for the insurance industry
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2007

In a recent decision on two linked cases (Bunney v Burns Anderson Plc & Anor and Cahill v Timothy James & Partners Limited), the High Court held that the Financial Ombudsman Service may not make a binding award requiring a redress payment in excess of £100k


Time (bar) is of the essence
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2011

Last Thursday marked the third anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers which may have drawn a line in the sands of time for complaints about the mis-selling of investments before September 2005


Class actions in the UK - the Financial Services Bill
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2010

D&O and PI insurers could face an increase in high-value claims if the Financial Services Bill, currently at the Committee Stage in the House of Lords, is adopted