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by Robins Kaplan LLP on

Goldman’s deal-making advising is sputtering a bit these days, so Lloyd and the gang are working on generating some of those deals themselves through a new Innovations Lab internal venture....more

SFO Criminally Charges Barclays, 4 Executives Tied to Market Crisis

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

Judge Roy Bean was known as a hanging judge. A saloon-keeper and justice of the peace he called himself the law west of the Pecos. ...more

Date of UK Stress Test Results Announced

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Bank of England announced that the results of the UK 2016 banking stress test would be reported to the relevant firms involved on November 29, 2016 and published on November 30, 2016...more

Your daily dose of financial news - The Brief – 7.28.16

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

A pair of whistleblowers is seeking discovery-related sanctions against Wells Fargo for allegedly concealing “crucial evidence” for their False Claims Act claims over fees added to government-backed mortgages....more

UK 2016 Banking Stress Test Launched

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Bank of England released details of the UK 2016 banking stress test, the first to be designed under the new approach to stress testing published in October 2015. The 2016 stress test will cover seven UK banks and building...more

UK Financial Regulatory Developments - March 2016 #16

by Dentons on

Lloyd’s reports on complaints handling rules - Lloyd’s has published the March edition of its Conduct Standards Newsletter. It provides updates on recent changes to the complaints handling rules and requirements. It also...more

UK Financial Regulatory Developments - February 2016 #11

by Dentons on

WMBA updates benchmark calculation methodology - WMBA has made changes to its calculation methodology for measuring Sterling Overnight Index Average (SONIA) and the Repurchase Overnight Index Average (RONIA). These...more

Insurance Risks of Bitcoin: Lloyd’s Take

by Goodwin on

On June 12, global insurance giant Lloyd’s of London released a report titled Bitcoin: Risk Factors for Insurance. Lloyd’s knows a thing or two about risk—it has been underwriting for more than 300 years and has insured...more

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - June 2015 #2

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

In This Issue: - Federal Banking Agencies Release Statement on Annual Stress Tests at Medium-Sized Financial Companies - Extension of Transitional Provisions for Exposures to CCPs Formally Announced -...more

Financial Institutions and a Lack of Ethics

by Michael Volkov on

If there is one industry that needs an ethics overhaul, it has to be the financial industry. The list of transgressions continues to grow – AML/sanctions, LIBOR, Foreign Exchange Currency Cartels and Market Manipulations,...more

DOJ Criminal Cartel Enforcement: Six-Month Summary

This is the first in what we expect to be a series of updates on DOJ criminal actions in the cartel area. Here, we look at highlights over the last six months in the DOJ’s investigations of the auto parts industry, LIBOR, and...more

Investigating Employee Wrongdoing

by Cozen O'Connor on

Companies in every industry—private and public—struggle with the difficult task of promptly identifying employee wrongdoing and responding appropriately. The National Football League continues to be embroiled in a controversy...more

Bank of England Publishes Statement on Enforcement Action Against Lloyds Bank PLC and Bank of Scotland PLC

On July 28, the Bank of England published a statement on Financial Conduct Authority enforcement action against Lloyds Bank PLC and Bank of Scotland PLC. ...more

Orrick's Financial Industry Week in Review

Bank of England Publishes Statement on Enforcement Action Against Lloyds Bank PLC and Bank of Scotland PLC - On July 28, the Bank of England published a statement on Financial Conduct Authority enforcement action...more

Insurance Coverage Available For Bitcoin Deposits – Devil Is In The Details

by Perkins Coie on

Elliptic, a London-based digital virtual currency services firm, announced this week that it has secured insurance coverage through Lloyd’s of London for Bitcoin deposits made into its “deep cold storage” vault. This is an...more

Lloyds Banking Group Face £28 Million Fine in Relation to Sales Incentive Controls

On December 11, the FCA published a final notice to Lloyds Banking Group in which it was fined a record GBP £28 million. The fine was imposed for “serious failings” in its sales practices, the largest UK regulatory penalty...more

Reinsurance Alert: Equitas Ltd And Another V Walsham Brothers & Co Ltd

by DLA Piper on

In Equitas v. Walsham Bros, the Commercial Court ruled on a number of key legal issues concerning the duties owed by Lloyd's brokers to remit funds promptly to clients and to reinsurers. BACKGROUND - Equitas is...more

Banking & Finance Litigation Update - Issue 70 (Global)

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: - Domestic Banking - Domestic General - European Banking - European General - International Banking - International General - Press Releases - Excerpt from...more

Banking and Finance Litigation Update - Issue 68

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: - Domestic Banking 2 - Domestic General 4 - European Banking 5 - European General 6 - International Banking 6 - International General 7 - Press Releases 7 - Case Law 9 -...more

Banking & Finance Litigation Update - Issue 65 (European Union)

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: - Domestic Banking - Domestic General - European Banking - European General - International Banking - International General - Press Releases - Case Law - Excerpt from...more

FSA Fines Lloyds Banking Group for Delayed PPI Payments

On February 19, the FSA published a final notice announcing that it had fined Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) a total of £4,315,000 for failing to make payment protection insurance (PPI) redress payments promptly. Between May 2011...more

Corruption Charges Brought Against Former Employees of HBOS’s High Risk Lending Unit

On January 8, the Crown Prosecution Service issued a press release stating that eight people had been charged in connection with Operation Hornet, an investigation by Thames Valley Police into allegations of fraudulent...more

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