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By Jennifer McCormick
Following the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008, the investment bank Special Administration Regime was introduced to deal with failed investment banks or other firms that deal with client assets.
A bank which made payments from a client account on the fraudulent instruction of the client's director and sole shareholder was liable in negligence after the client company went into liquidation, the Court of Appeal has confirmed.
By Alexis Roberts, Claire Massie
The policy forms part of a formal risk management and governance framework for algorithmic trading, published by the PRA for consultation.
By Mhairi Mival
Virtual currencies can serve the world's 'unbanked' as well as minimise fraud and lower the cost of making transactions to companies, a lawyer who specialises in financial services and technology law has said.
By Tom Withyman
The High Court has ruled that the entitlement to redact documents survived the coming into force of the CPR and applied equally to the right to inspect under CPR 31.14 and to the requirements of standard disclosure...
By Victoria Miller
Project companies should be putting contingency plans in place to deal with the compulsory liquidation of a contractor, as happened with Carillion.
By Stuart Walsh, Alan Sheeley
The case is a reminder that large companies seeking to launch an investigation should seek specialist legal advice at the earliest opportunity.
By Bryan Tan
The first dedicated cybersecurity framework in Singapore has been passed by the country's parliament.
By Edward Sunderland, Sharon Smith
The Court said that the restriction on assignment did not prevent a company from paying amounts actually received by it to the bank...
By Alan Sheeley, Jennifer Craven
Alan Sheeley said that it was vital for victims to act quickly after becoming aware that a fraud had taken place.
By Bryan Tan
Banks can be more confident about offering companies receivables finance after the UK's Court of Appeal's decision confirmed that restrictions on assignments in a company's contracts should not be a barrier to...
By Angus McFadyen
The European Commission is set to step back from introducing a raft of new laws to account for changes in the financial technology (fintech) market, according to a leaked document.
By David Heffron, Elizabeth Budd, Ian Warner
The FCA has published a consultation paper (CP18/4) on the European Money Market Funds (MMF) Regulation [24.01.2018] which came into force on 21 July 2017 and takes effect on 21 July 2018.
By Paul Haswell
Technology companies, as well as existing financial institutions, are free to apply to own and operate 'virtual banks' in Hong Kong, a financial regulator in the city has said.
By Martin Bishop, Claire Massie, John Maciver, Yvonne Dunn
In the latest edition of our regular update for the banking industry we look at topics including confirmation from the High Court stating legal privilege can apply to internal investigations on the right set of facts, ...
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