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mayo 2016

Operation Tabernula: Has the FCA really shown more teeth than its predecessor?

Operation Tabernula: Has the FCA really shown more teeth than its predecessor?

The conviction and sentencing of former corporate brokers Martyn Dodgson and Andrew Hind in May 2016 brings the FCA’s largest and most complex insider ...

Contractual interpretation and penalties in the Financial List

Contractual interpretation and penalties in the Financial List

The Financial List has promptly disposed of a case regarding the construction of complex documents in a commercial mortgage-backed securitisation stru ...

Judge in Financial List dismisses application to strike out parts of misselling and LIBOR manipulation claim

Judge in Financial List dismisses application to strike out parts of misselling and LIBOR manipulation claim

Royal Bank of Scotland plc and National Westminster Bank plc (together "the Bank"), issued an application to strike out parts of a Claim, issued again ...

Court of Appeal considers consequences of unauthorised agents completing FCA related questionnaires

Court of Appeal considers consequences of unauthorised agents completing FCA related questionnaires

This Court of Appeal decision was an Appeal from a judgment of the Mercantile Court of the Manchester District Registry.  At first instance, the Claim ...

Expert Navigators in a Changing Landscape – Your route to integrated healthcare

Expert Navigators in a Changing Landscape – Your route to integrated healthcare

Two years on from the publication of the NHS Five Year Forward View, Trusts are still looking for new ways to achieve sustainable improvements in pati ...

D&O and FI Newsletter - Spring 2016

D&O and FI Newsletter - Spring 2016

DAC Beachcroft's D&O and FI newsletter features topical issues for our global clients and contacts

Panama Papers: The implications for financial institutions, professional advisers and directors

Panama Papers: The implications for financial institutions, professional advisers and directors

The leak of confidential data from the Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca, in April has highlighted the potential reputational risks that businesses ...

Insured vs. Insured exclusions in post-insolvency claims

Insured vs. Insured exclusions in post-insolvency claims

A common query with D&O insurance coverage is whether post-insolvency claims against the insolvent company’s directors and officers trigger the In ...

Emissions rigging scandal hits Mitsubishi

Emissions rigging scandal hits Mitsubishi

In our Autumn and Winter editions of the newsletter, we reported on the continuing investigations into the VW emissions rigging scandal and the impli ...

A cautious tale in avoiding personal liability in insolvency Re Ralls Builders Ltd (in liquidation) [2016]

A cautious tale in avoiding personal liability in insolvency Re Ralls Builders Ltd (in liquidation) [2016]

Directors can be held liable to contribute to company assets if they knew or ought to have known at a point before the commencement of administration ...