Financial Services News
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.
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.
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.
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.
Simmons & Simmons has made up eight to its partnership today, with 50 per cent of the new partners based in London.
Financial Servicies Briefings
What’s in a name? Nothing, if there’s a number — what if the name and the BIC/account number don’t match? download subscription
Since 2007, all the major UK clearing banks have processed and routed electronic payments on the basis of sort code (or bank identifier code — BIC) and account number.
Tax Update: Australian tax and GST treatment of bitcoin and other crypto-currencies download subscription
The ATO has released its long-awaited public guidance on the Australian tax and GST treatment of bitcoin and other crypto-currencies.
Lenders beware: the dangers of being a ‘shadow director’ download subscription
A shadow director may be someone who is openly involved in managing a company or someone who lurks ‘in the shadows’ behind the scenes.
The Cayman Islands dominates the offshore world, but can it maintain its leading position?
A flair for innovation sets apart the banking and finance teams on this year’s shortlist for top honours at The Lawyer Awards
Nerves are mounting over the ‘twin peaks’ financial regulation regime which could see accountants grabbing top-end advice work
Everyone needs a pension, but the issues surrounding the development of pensions legislation are varied and complex
Raquel Agnello QC and Thomas Robinson report on the implications of a ruling that helps to clarify the relationship between the Upper Tribunal and the Pensions Regulator