Financial Services News
Indian property company Unitech has triumphed again against Deutsche Bank in the latest stage of the long-running $177m (£110m) Libor battle over allegedly missold loans and swaps.
Slaughter and May has advised Wonga on the agreement with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) that wrote off £220m of debt from approximately 330,000 customers this week.
DLA Piper has fought off a derivatives mis-selling case for Natwest and the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) which were found to have given “negligent but not actionable” advice to family property company Crestsign.
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.
Dentons, Linklaters, Travers Smith and Weil Gotshal & Manges have settled a £184m battle between the Pensions Regulator and Lehman Brothers administrators PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
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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The Canadian dollar high-yield market continues to provide flexibility to public dividend-paying issuers to implement and maintain their distribution policies through specific and customised dividend baskets.
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Lenders are reminded that if they become aware of a breach by a borrower under a loan agreement, prompt action is necessary to protect their position.
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