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    Shanks v Unilever [2019]: UK Supreme Court potentially opens floodgates for further intellectual property claims by inventors

    Posted on October 24th, 2019 by James McConkey

    The Supreme Court (Lord Kitchin, Lady Hale, Lord Reed, Lord Hodge and Lady Black sitting) this week have handed down the highly anticipated judgment in Shanks v Unilever Plc and others. This has been a long battle for Professor Shanks […]

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    APPG on Fair Business Banking: Improve SMEs access to justice and establish a Financial Services Tribunal

    Posted on July 12th, 2018 by Jaron Dosanjh

    The APPG on Fair Business Banking launched their highly anticipated dispute resolution report on 11 July 2018.  The report, authored by Kevin Hollinrake MP and undertaken by the Centre for Policy Studies, sets out the position of the APPG on […]

    LEXLAW Submits Evidence to the Treasury Committee’s SME Finance Inquiry

    Posted on June 15th, 2018 by Jaron Dosanjh

    We have today submitted evidence on the ineffectiveness of existing arrangements for dispute arbitration and settlement between SMEs and banks to the Treasury Committee‘s SME Finance Inquiry.    Re: Submissions to the Treasury Select Committee’s SME Finance Inquiry in relation […]

    RBS to Expand GRG Redress Scheme: Independent Oversight for Consequential Loss Compensation Appeals Process

    Posted on May 24th, 2018 by Jaron Dosanjh

    The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has recently announced that it will expand its redress scheme to include appeals with independent third- party oversight for consequential losses incurred by businesses in its Global Restructuring Group (GRG) turnaround division. RBS’s Chief […]

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    LIBOR, FX and Key Benchmark Rigging Claims against RBS, Barclays, HSBC & Lloyds set to Strengthen for Customers Mis-sold Derivatives

    Posted on March 9th, 2018 by Jaron Dosanjh

    The door has been opened by the Court of Appeal in PAG v RBS [2018] for misrepresentation claims to be brought by a counter-party to a derivative which is linked to LIBOR, FX or key benchmark where the Swap is […]

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    Property Alliance Group v RBS [2018]: Court of Appeal Opens the Door for Implied Misrepresentation Claims against Banks Mis-selling LIBOR-linked Derivatives

    Posted on March 5th, 2018 by Jaron Dosanjh

    The Court of Appeal (Sir Terence Etherton MR, Longmore LJ and Newey LJ) handed down judgment in the highly anticipated appeal from Asplin J’s decision in Property Alliance Group Ltd v The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc [2016] EWHC 207 […]

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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 […]

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    Mis-selling of Unsuitable Financial Products: Credit Suisse Loses S138D FSMA Litigation Case

    Posted on January 15th, 2018 by Jaron Dosanjh

    In Abdullah and others v Credit Suisse (UK) Limited and Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited [2017] EWHC 3016 (Comm), the High Court has given judgment in favour of private person claimants in their mis-selling action for damages against a major bank. […]

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    Data Protection Act (DPA) Subject Access Request (SAR) to Obtain Personal Data Held by RBS GRG, Promontory, Mazars, the FCA and the BBC

    Posted on September 15th, 2017 by Jenny Julian

    In 2014, Promontory Financial Group and Mazars were appointed by the FCA to prepare an independent skilled persons report into RBS Global Restructuring Group’s conduct, which was produced in September 2016. This report provides a detailed review of the GRG […]

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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 […]