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Lead market regulator's lawsuit includes professional advisers
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • January 31 2017

In another significant development in the Securities and Futures Commission's efforts to combat market misconduct-type activity involving listed


Disputes over bank's contractual right to freeze customer's account
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2016

As banks tighten-up their standard terms concerning due diligence on customers and their transactions, it is inevitable that disputes will arise and


Court refuses s61 relief in claim by buyer against seller's solicitors
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 26 2016

In a decision handed down earlier this month, the High Court in Purrunsing -v- (1) A'Court & Co. (a firm); (2) House Owners Conveyancers Limited


High Court sets aside Norwich Pharmacal order served outside jurisdiction
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2016

In AB Bank Ltd v Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC the High Court set aside a Norwich Pharmacal order made against the Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank


The Twelve "Laws" of Christmas
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 20 2016

With the festive season upon us, we take a look at twelve "laws" and determine their legality with a festive twist. In 2013, the Law Commission


Hong Kong legal market sees tighter AML regulations and the introduction of LLPs
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • February 5 2015

Solicitors’ firms in Hong Kong are required to have professional indemnity insurance. That insurance is provided by the Solicitors Indemnity Fund


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


Cyber risks in Asia
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea
  • February 3 2014

Earlier this month, approximately 20 million South Koreans (almost half of the country's population) learned that their names, social security


Anti-money laundering suspicious transaction reports update
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • June 3 2016

As we noted in our December 2015 Financial Litigation briefing, Hong Kong was well on course to break her "PB" (personal best) for anti-money


Surge in wire transfer fraud leaves victims looking to banks for redress
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2016

Fraudsters targeting businesses is not a new phenomenon. In its January 2010 report, the National Fraud Authority estimated that approximately £5.4bn