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Lloyds Bank hires Barclays corporate banking GC as part of Linklaters' Davies' new team

2-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Lloyds Bank has hired ex-Barclays head of legal for corporate banking Joanna Carver as general counsel for commercial banking.

cricket

Lancashire cricket club instructs RPC in interest rate swaps claim against RBS and NatWest

30-Jun-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Lancashire Country Cricket Club (LCCC) has instructed RPC to bring a legal challenge against NatWest and the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in relation to an interest rate hedging product sold to the club in 2009.

London

Towry completes Ashcourt Rowan acquisition by hiring its GC

25-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Wealth manager Towry has appointed Ashcourt Rowan’s Rehana Hasan to the role of general counsel, after the company acquired rival Ashcourt last month.

Hong Kong

Eversheds to launch Asian contract lawyer practice

23-Jun-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Eversheds has announced it is launching Agile, its contract lawyer service, in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Barclays

Exclusive: Baker & McKenzie picks up Barclays instruction on UK forex fine aftermath

2-Jun-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Baker & McKenzie has picked up a rare instruction from long-standing Clifford Chance client Barclays on upcoming foreign exchange (forex) manipulation matters in the UK.

London

Funds giant BlackRock scoops up former Barclays EMEA investment GC Handling

27-May-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Barclays’ former general counsel for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) investment has joined alternative fund management company BlackRock.

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Financial Servicies Briefings

Reduction of capital without court approval now possible for Jersey companies download subscription

Ogier 2-Jul-2015

A summary of the new out-of-court procedures for reductions of capital.

Civil liability for breaches of the codes of practice and AML/CFT Handbook – an update download subscription

Ogier 2-Jul-2015

The Jersey FSC now has the power to impose civil financial penalties for significant and material contraventions of the codes.

London Capital Markets Newsletter – June 2015: SPACs, life after listing, and AIM news download subscription

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Collas Crill offers the June edition of its London Capital Markets Newsletter in association with Centillion.

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Tax evasion allegations and the uncapping of the Swiss franc have kept the country in the headlines recently, but it’s all good for lawyers.

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Pensions – Don’t take pot luck

13-Apr-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

April’s pensions reforms give UK pensioners wider choice but employers face greater responsibility over schemes. Firms must be ready with the right advice.

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Panel reviews 2014: The chosen ones download

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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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