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The EBA issued guidelines designed to clarify (among others) when a moratorium measure (private or public) does not automatically trigger the re-classification of exposures as forborne.

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Podcast: Lisa Nandy on the US elections and beyond

Richard Hermer QC, Murray Hunt and Helen Mountfield QC speak to Lisa Nandy, Shadow Foreign Secretary and Labour MP for Wigan. Listen as they discuss topics including the results of the US election, the UK’s international reputation and influence, when it is appropriate for the UK to intervene militarily overseas to prevent crimes against humanity […]

Pensions regulator code of practice on scheme funding

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A&O lawyer braced for SDT appearance in Weinstein probe

An Allen & Overy (A&O) lawyer has been referred to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal and could face prosecution for the drawing up of a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) for disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein. A year after the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) opened the investigation into the NDA handed to Zelda Perkins, it has now been […]


Monzo Bank ends search for new head of legal

Digital bank Monzo has ended its search for a new head of legal tasked with supporting the company’s expansion plans for the coming years. James Sullivan, who has longtime in-house experience in funds and technology startups, joined last month to lead Monzo’s 14-strong legal team. He will permanently fill a role that was until recently […]


Womble Bond Dickinson sets up tech accelerator for local businesses

Womble Bond Dickinson has debuted a new service aimed at helping UK local startups overcome the legal hurdles that affect their expansion trajectory. The service, which is called WBD Accelerate and is led by Bristol-based technology partner Alastair Mitton, involves fee-earners from a number of practices across the firm’s eight domestic offices and subsidiary innovation […]

Standard Life Aberdeen plc – successful outcome in arbitration

An arbitral tribunal established in respect of the dispute between the Standard Life Aberdeen (“SLA”) and Lloyds Banking Group / Scottish Widows (“LBG”) has ruled in favour of SLA. In particular, the tribunal ruled that LBG was not entitled to give notice, on 14 February 2018, to terminate the investment management agreements in respect of […]

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