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No general rule requiring UK FSA to give cross-undertaking in respect of third party damages on freezing injunction
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2013

In Financial Services Authority v Sinaloa Gold plc and others (Respondents) and Barclays Bank plc (Appellant) 2013 UKSC 11, the UK Supreme Court

No more 1.5 stamp duty charge on overseas fundraising by uk companies?
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 26 2012

The recent First Tier Tribunal decision in HSBC Holdings Plc and The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation v The Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs brings positive news for UK companies aiming to undertake a fundraise or listing outside the EU involving the use of overseas depositary or clearance systems

UK Supreme Court rules on Lehman client money case
  • Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2012

In In the matter of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (In Administration) and In the matter of the Insolvency Act 1986 2012 UKSC 6, the Supreme Court considered another case in the long running fallout from the collapse of Lehman Brothers

Jacobs v Sesame 2014 EWCA Civ 1410
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2014

This recent decision of the Court of Appeal considered the application of s.14A of the Limitation Act 1980 in relation to an action against financial

Moving the goal posts on what is a fund
  • AO HALL Advocates
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2014

What is a fund? This question may be simple, but it is important to alternative investments because a fund (collective investment scheme) faces a

SPL Private Finance (PFI) IC Ltd v Arch and the liability of investment managers: top 10 points to consider
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2015

A recent article suggested that if a fund manager's chances of raising new money evaporate halfway through a fund's life, "spending its remaining

Investment trusts can recover some unlawful paid VAT from HMRC
  • Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 3 2015

On 12 February 2015 the Court of Appeal gave judgment in Investment Trust Companies (in liquidation) v Commissioners for HMRC. This was an appeal

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

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

Financial litigation roundup - Spring 2015
  • RPC
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • May 26 2015

The High Court clarifies the position regarding liability of investment managers, applying established legal principles of agency and inducement