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Skadden brokers historic $16.5bn Bank of America deal with US DoJ

22-Aug-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has brokered a record-breaking $16.6bn (£10bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) for client Bank of America to resolve allegations of fraudulent mortgage handling.

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Linklaters, Travers Smith, Weil in £184m PwC Lehman pensions settlement

19-Aug-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Dentons, Linklaters, Travers Smith and Weil Gotshal & Manges have settled a £184m battle between the Pensions Regulator and Lehman Brothers administrators PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

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Muckle and Walker Morris among six appointed to first Sustainable Development Capital panel

13-Aug-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Ethical investor Sustainable Development Capital LLP (SDCL) has appointed six firms to its inaugural legal panel, with Muckle and Walker Morris among those winning a spot.

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Ashurst to rejig Glasgow support offering with introduction of qualified lawyers

16-Jun-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Ashurst’s low-cost support base in Scotland is to rejig its business model by adding at least two qualified lawyers to the office by the end of the year. 

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Watson Farley & Williams' turnover rises by 14.6 per cent to £117m

2-Jun-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) increased its revenue in 2013/14 by 14.6 per cent last year, resulting in a jump in revenue from £102.1m to £117m.

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FCA succeeds in reversing stay in Operation Cotton trial

21-May-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has won its appeal against the stay in the high-cost fraud trial known as Operation Cotton, with the Court of Appeal (CoA) ruling that proceedings should resume.

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How will the new EU sanctions affect TMT companies with Russian interests? download subscription

Eversheds 27-Aug-2014

This article outlines the extent of EU sanctions targeted against Russia, Crimea and Sevastapol and provides some general guidance to TMT companies doing business in Russia.

Financial Regulatory Developments: Office for Science to examine FinTech; FCA publishes credit application checklists; and more download subscription

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Dentons has released the 22 August 2014 issue of its Financial Regulatory Developments (FReD) publication.

Investec and Ors v Glenalla and Ors — Court of Appeal judgment 27 June 2014 download subscription

Ogier 26-Aug-2014

This judgment in the Court of Appeal considered an appeal on one part of the judgment of Lieutenant Bailiff Chadwick (the Judge) of December 2013.

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