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Clifford Chance's Simon Davis slams FCA pension leak in report

11-Dec-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Clifford Chance partner Simon Davis has branded the Financial Conduct Authority “seriously inadequate” in his published report into the leak on a FCA life insurance industry probe earlier this year. 

London

Travers Smith appoints Kirkland partner Biggs in first lateral hire since 2011

17-Nov-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Travers Smith has hired Kirkland & Ellis financial services partner Stephanie Biggs - the firm’s first lateral partner hire in nearly four years.

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Bird & Bird replaced by Fladgate on £4bn RBS shareholder case after fees row

17-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Bird & Bird has been replaced by Fladgate on the £4bn battle between the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and shareholders over a 2008 £12bn rights issue amid disagreements over fees.

London

CVC swaps Perris to Credit Partners, promotes legal director

13-Nov-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

CVC Capital Partners general counsel Richard Perris is swapping roles to head the legal department at sister company CVC Credit Partners.

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RPC’s Charlotte Taggart joins Cabot Credit Management as GC

13-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Consumer debt company Cabot Credit Management has appointed RPC commercial insurance partner Charlotte Taggart as its general counsel.

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Former Barclays lawyer Edwards takes on group general counsel role at Worldpay

3-Nov-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Payment processing company Worldpay has hired former Barclays Bank lawyer Mark Edwards as its new group general counsel.

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EU agrees caps on debit and credit card interchange fees download subscription

Eversheds 19-Dec-2014

When is an unregulated agreement not an unregulated agreement? The perils of offering added protections download subscription

Dentons 19-Dec-2014

One judgment serves as a warning to regulated firms that if you offer a customer greater protections than they are legally entitled to, you have to provide them or face the consequences.

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Walker Morris 19-Dec-2014

The answer is yes, if they were not created as part of a genuine attempt to settle an existing dispute. 

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Special report: Offshore - The Cayman Islands

21-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The Cayman Islands dominates the offshore world, but can it maintain its leading position? 

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The Lawyer Awards 2014 Shortlist: Finance Team of the Year

9-Jun-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

A flair for innovation sets apart the banking and finance teams on this year’s shortlist for top honours at The Lawyer Awards 

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