Category: Fraud

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APPG complaint to SRA against Lloyds’ legal advisers Herbert Smith Freehills in HBOS review scheme

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (“APPG”) have submitted a lengthy complaint to the SRA against Herbert Smith Freehills, legal advisers to Lloyds Banking Group during the lender’s compensation review scheme in relation to fraud at HBOS. The scheme is due to reopen following Sir Ross Cranston’s report that Lloyds’ original customer review had ‘serious shortcomings’.

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High Court bars extradition to US: is there a judicial shift towards greater protection for UK citizens?

In the case of Scott v Government of the United States of America [2019] 1 W.L.R. 774, the High Court (Lord Burnett LCJ, Males J) exhibited an evolving…

RBS’ GRG ‘Just Hit Budget’ Memo: ‘let customers hang themselves’

“Rope: Sometimes you need to let customers hang themselves.” A damning 2009 internal memo entitled “Just Hit Budget!” was published on 17 January by the Treasury Select Committee as MPs…