Libor litigation looms

If there’s one issue that is going to run and run for litigation lawyers it’s the cases coming out of the Libor scandal. Barclays and Deutsche failed last week in their attempt to get the Libor aspects dismissed in major financial misrepresentation claims against them. The City will be watching very closely.

How’s your year going so far, private practice? Some half-year figures are beginning to trickle out and so far the prognosis is definitely not gloomy. But then, these are the firms that are happy to talk about their figures..

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