Financial Services News
Simmons & Simmons has launched a new online tool to help financial institutions remain compliant when doing business across the EU, in another sign of firms’ efforts to address client needs with new technologies.
Linklaters, Macfarlanes, Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy and Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz have won top roles on the €21.2bn (£15.1bn) acquisition of Visa Europe by Visa Inc to create a single global payments business.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and financial services group Cattles have settled their mammoth professional negligence dispute just days before arguments were set to be heard in the High Court.
Dechert partner Corinna Mitchell has joined Pemberton Asset Management as its first general counsel.
General Electric (GE) has announced GE Capital general counsel Alex Dimitrief will replace Brackett Denniston as GE’s legal chief when the latter retires at the end of 2015.
The Co-operative Bank has launched its first legal panel since its split from parent company the Co-Op Group in 2013, appointing 11 firms to the roster.
Financial Servicies Briefings
Austria: bail-in protection for repos and securities lending deals download subscription
Confirmation at last.
Receivables finance and ban on assignment – the new legislation download subscription
Ambiguities in SME law must be eliminated
Jersey: the Ombudsman cometh download subscription
A Q&A, now that Jersey’s first Financial Services Ombudsman has started work.
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.