Financial Services News
Lloyds Bank has hired ex-Barclays head of legal for corporate banking Joanna Carver as general counsel for commercial banking.
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.
Wealth manager Towry has appointed Ashcourt Rowan’s Rehana Hasan to the role of general counsel, after the company acquired rival Ashcourt last month.
Eversheds has announced it is launching Agile, its contract lawyer service, in Hong Kong and Singapore.
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.
Barclays’ former general counsel for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) investment has joined alternative fund management company BlackRock.
Financial Servicies Briefings
Reduction of capital without court approval now possible for Jersey companies download subscription
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
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
Collas Crill offers the June edition of its London Capital Markets Newsletter in association with Centillion.
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.
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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