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Banking on greater tax transparency
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2013

HMRC has published proposals to 'name and shame' banks that do not comply with the Code of Practice on Taxation for Banks (the Code). The Code, in


Product trade mark registrations on the up as firms fight back from the bottom of the financial crisis
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 9 2014

As the sector fights back from the financial crisis, firms are starting to launch new products, investing heavily in intellectual property


A Super Tuesday for the EU?
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 7 2014

On Tuesday 15 April 2014, the EU's four year drive to create a banking reached a climax with the passing of a series of reforms so voluminous that


Rubenstein v HSBC Bank Plc 2012
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2013

For banks, investment advisers, and their professional indemnity insurers, the Court of Appeal ruling in Rubenstein v HSBC has been eagerly


The corporate veil remains drawn: VTB Capital Plc v Nutritek International Corp
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2013

The Supreme Court has confirmed that allowing the corporate veil to be pierced so as to treat a third party as a co-contracting party is contrary to


Lenders’ contributory negligence a blunted blade?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 7 2013

Notwithstanding the growing impact of limitation defences, many UK lenders’ portfolios remain exposed. The value of outstanding claims mostly


Scottish integration?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

In December we commented on the regulatory position of Scottish insurers post-independence (should this come to pass). These insurers should also be


Guardian Care Homes v Barclays Bank Plc - LIBOR manipulation: update
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 9 2012

Along with a number of other Claimants, Guardian Care Homes ("Guardian") is claiming approximately £38m from Barclays Bank PLC ("Barclays") in relation to a number of hedging transactions it was required to enter into with Barclays as a condition of Barclays providing certain loan facilities


High Court considers RBS's liability for structured lending facility
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2013

The recent High Court decision in Torre Asset Funding Limited v The Royal Bank of Scotland plc considered whether the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) was


Osborne keeps up the pressure on the FCA and PRA with enforcement review
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2014

A month after bringing the Regulator's Code into force as statutory guidance, George Osborne has announced that the Treasury will undertake a major