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    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 […]

    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 […]

    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). […]

    High Court slams Dentons and RBS for “cavalier” attitude to disclosure

    Posted on August 4th, 2016 by Jenny Julian

    A Financial List judge has determined Dentons and Royal Bank of Scotland to be “cavalier” in failing to comply with a disclosure order handed down last year in the case of Property Alliance Group Limited v Royal Bank of Scotland. […]

    LIBOR fraud arguable in swaps mis-selling claims; Resetting the 6-year contractual limitation clock

    Posted on November 26th, 2015 by Sivakumaran Sivathillainathan

    In a damaging judgment for RBS, the High Court has ruled that LIBOR fraud allegations against RBS in a derivatives mis-selling claim are “plainly properly arguable” and that there is evidential “support for an inference of fraud and dishonesty at the highest […]

    Barclays’ appeal in ‘LIBOR test case’ dismissed by Court of Appeal

    Posted on November 8th, 2013 by Jenny Julian

    The Court of Appeal has today dismissed Barclays’ appeal in the case of Barclays Bank v Graiseley, which has been referred to as the ‘LIBOR test case’. The case of Deutsche Bank v Unitech was also decided in the favour […]

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    White Collar Crime Update: “Making and Accepting a Financial Advantage” under the Bribery Act 2010

    Posted on August 29th, 2013 by Jenny Julian

    The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has brought the first set of charges under the Bribery Act 2010 against a UK company allegedly involved in a £23 million bio-fuel investment fraud. We discuss the white collar crime of  ‘Making and Accepting a Financial […]

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    RBS v Highland Financial Partners: Culture of denial at RBS?

    Posted on April 14th, 2013 by Jenny Julian

    In a recent unanimous judgment of the Court of Appeal in the case of RBS v Highland Financial Partners [2013] EWCA Civ 328, it was held that RBS had procured a previous judgment by fraud, having misled their client, their […]

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    KPMG Expert Evidence fielded by HMRC: The Need to Respond

    Posted on August 4th, 2012 by Jenny Julian

    As all appellant traders will be aware, Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (“HMRC”) have since early 2008 deployed KPMG LLP as consultants to provide evidence of ‘indicators’ of fraud. The types of evidence deployed has shifted remarkably since the first […]

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