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A step closer to ring-fencing of banking activities?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 23 2015

The Government has taken some tentative steps towards ensuring ring-fenced banks cannot become liable for the pension schemes of other entities. Last


HMRC amends guidance addressing deduction of tax on transferred loan receivables
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2014

On 28 August 2014 HMRC updated its guidance as to who is responsible for deducting tax at source on interest payments following the transfer of loan


HMRC backs out of bank accounts
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 3 2014

In our June 2014 update we reported on HMRC's consultation, published on 6 May 2014, on a new power, announced in the 2014 Budget, to enable the


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


An uneasy contrast for the FCA balancing commercial drive with cultural reform
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 3 2014

Yesterday's speech delivered by Martin Wheatley has reinforced the FCA's increasingly more collaborative approach to its engagement with financial


The claimants that knew too much: High Court rules on concealment provisions in competition damages claim
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 31 2014

This case arose in the context of ongoing damages claims brought by a number of retailers and other merchants against both Visa and MasterCard for


Swap horror not ‘knowledge’ for civil limitation
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 18 2014

A recent High Court decision (Kays Hotels Ltd v Barclays Bank Plc) has ruled that a firm cannot rely merely on the terms of an interest rate hedging


Security trustee fiduciary or mortgagee?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 6 2013

The High Court has recently given judgment in a case relating to the duties owed by a security trustee to mezzanine lenders, in circumstances where


The financial crisis where are we now?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2013

"The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers" was the cry that famously went up in a peasant's revolt dramatised by Shakespeare 400 years ago


Government signals the dawning of a new regulatory era whilst providing a damning indictment of the current regime
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2013

The Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards has proposed to bring about significant change in the banking sector. As noted in Steven Francis'