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High Court hears claim against Goldman Sachs for undue influence and unconscionable bargains
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2016

The High Court has dismissed the Libyan Investment Authority's (LIA) claim against Goldman Sachs International based on two causes of action - undue


High Court considers validity and timing of contractual notices in close-out procedures
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 8 2016

In Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in Administration) v Exxonmobil Financial Services BV(1) the High Court considered a range of issues


Third Party Rights and the SMR and SIMR: the regulators' Achilles' heel?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2016

The FCA has recently gone to the Supreme Court in an attempt to overturn a significant ruling in relation to third party rights. This could have


Intention to be bound: High Court construes commitment letter against equity participant
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 25 2016

The High Court has held that the defendant signatory to a commitment letter had intended to be legally bound by that document. In so finding, the


Financial services intermediary exemption - First-tier Tribunal focuses on the substance of the supply in question
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 20 2016

On 19 August 2016, the First-tier Tribunal (in Dollar Financial UK Ltd v HMRC) held that electronically-supplied services of a “lead generator”


A new and better approach to claims against financial adivers?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 3 2016

A Judge has found in favour of Coutts in a claim for negligent investment advice for just under £3.3m plus interest. The Judge's findings are of


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


Claimant investors establish advisory duty against bank
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • September 6 2016

In the most recent so-called 'mis-selling' case in Hong Kong, three claimant investors succeeded in establishing that a bank owed them a contractual


When does a bank have a duty to advise on onerous contractual terms?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2016

In Finch v Lloyds TSB Bank Plc and Promontoria Holding 87 BV v Finch the High Court recently considered whether a lender owes a duty, in contract


The unexpected effect of Brexit on Part 36 offers
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 5 2016

Insurers may need to check the adequacy of any Part 36 offer they have made in claims where the claimant seeks damages in a foreign currency and may