Financial Services News
Tullett Prebon has hired Arle Capital general counsel Philip Price as its new group general counsel and global compliance head.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has revealed its new legal panel, worth £12m over the next three years.
US firm Vedder Price’s London office has advised on the launch of Digital Securities Exchange (DSX) - the first company in the UK to bring bitcoin trading into a secure regulated environment.
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.
Travers Smith has hired Kirkland & Ellis financial services partner Stephanie Biggs - the firm’s first lateral partner hire in nearly four years.
Bird & Bird has been replaced by Fladgate on the £4bn battle between the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and shareholders over a 2008 £12bn rights issue amid disagreements over fees.
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