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    Letter from the FCA to the Treasury Select Committee detailing FCA powers and regulatory perimeter (30 January 2018)

    Posted on February 6th, 2018 by Jaron Dosanjh

    The Treasury Select Committee has published a Letter from the Chief Executive of the FCA relating to the powers and perimeter of the FCA, dated 30 January. The letter provides a useful outline on the FCA’s regulatory ambit, especially in relation to RBS GRG, embedded […]

    HM Parliament Condemns RBS GRG’s Parasitic Treatment of SMEs

    Posted on January 26th, 2018 by Jaron Dosanjh

    On 18 January 2018, a Parliamentary backbench motion on RBS’s Global Restructuring Group’s (GRG) systemic failure to protect SMEs has received unanimous Ministerial support in condemning the bank’s parasitic relationship and systematic asset stripping of the British business sector. The debate […]

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

    Posted on January 19th, 2018 by Jaron Dosanjh

    “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 ramp up their investigation into RBS’s Global Restructuring Group’s mis-treatment of SME’s. […]

    The Lawyer: ‘Charity gains ground in RBS and NatWest mis-selling claim’

    Posted on July 25th, 2017 by Jenny Julian

    The Lawyer reports: Not-for-profit organisation Wenta has gained ground in its case against DLA Piper clients NatWest and the Royal Bank of Scotland for which it is now seeking damages of over £500,000. The charity has won the right to see documents […]

    Court of Appeal to consider permission to appeal in PAG v RBS

    Posted on February 25th, 2017 by Jenny Julian

    Property Alliance Group Ltd (“PAG”) has recently filed leave to appeal to the Court of Appeal against a decision of Mrs Justice Asplin in the High Court in December 2016. The underlying litigation, the outcome of which is being appealed, […]

    The Times: Lawyers launch petition for financial mis-selling tribunal

    Posted on December 19th, 2016 by Jenny Julian

    The Times Brief reports that we have launched an online petition in an attempt to apply public pressure on banks to settle compensation claims for financial product mis-selling. The petition launched on Friday calls on the government to create a […]

    Petition: Establish a Financial Services Tribunal to resolve customer disputes.

    Posted on December 19th, 2016 by M Ali Akram

    Major banks and other financial services institutions are often in dispute with customers who deserve protection. Access to court is costly. The FOS ombudsman scheme is inadequate. The FCA is not equipped to resolve disputes. Tribunals offer scrutiny, justice and […]

    GRG WestRegister took 80% Equity in Bowlplex – Cost Owners £50m; while RBS Profited £9m

    Posted on December 4th, 2016 by Jenny Julian

    RBS has been accused of deliberately destroying small businesses In the past five years, LexLaw has issued more High Court litigation over bank misconduct than all other law firms in the UK By VICKI OWEN FOR THE MAIL ON SUNDAY […]

    Court of Appeal grant permission to appeal based on LIBOR and Negligent IRHP Review arguments

    Posted on November 29th, 2016 by Jenny Julian

    The Court of Appeal, the highest court within the Senior Courts of England and Wales, has granted permission to appeal to the Claimant in WW Property Investments Ltd v National Westminster Bank Plc [2016] EWCA Civ 1142 (29 November 2016). […]

    The Sunday Times: Barclays sued for £4m by GPs for derivatives mis-selling

    Posted on July 3rd, 2016 by Jenny Julian

    Kiki Loizou, Small Business Editor of The Sunday Times, reports on one of our derivatives litigation cases where Barclays Bank plc mis-sold a highly toxic derivative (a 27-year £4.5m Rollercoaster Swap) to an NHS-funded GP practice in London. The Doctors […]