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    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. […]

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    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 […]

    The Times: Queen’s award winner sues banks over mis-selling

    Posted on June 30th, 2016 by Jenny Julian

    The Times Brief reports that a company with a Queen’s award for its work in boosting British entrepreneurs is suing two of the country’s biggest banks after they refused to pay up for allegedly mis-selling the not-for-profit business a complicated […]

    RBS settles mis-sold swaps litigation (Westgate Healthcare Ltd v Royal Bank of Scotland Plc)

    Posted on April 24th, 2016 by Jenny Julian

    Today’s Sunday Times, reports on settlement in the case of (1) Westgate Healthcare (Aylesbury) Ltd (2) Westgate Healthcare (Hemel Hempstead) Ltd (3) Westgate Healthcare Ltd v Royal Bank of Scotland Plc [2014-522 : CL-2014-000186] which has reportedly settled for around […]

    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 […]