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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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    Ross McEwan claims RBS “deeply regret the mistakes made in the past” yet fails to accept critical report’s findings in letter to Nicky Morgan MP

    Posted on November 2nd, 2017 by Sophia Hanif

    In a letter to Treasury Select Committee chair Nicky Morgan MP, Ross McEwan, Chief Executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, speaking about the GRG report, acknowledges that the bank could have “done better” in managing SME customers in financial […]

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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 […]

    LEXLAW Case Study: RBS pay £1m to settle derivatives mis-selling claim with social care provider

    Posted on July 2nd, 2016 by Jenny Julian

    The Royal Bank of Scotland PLC (RBS.L) has settled a High Court claim [1] over the mis-selling of two complex collar derivatives [2] in 2007 to Mehnaaz Chaudhry, a businesswoman who provides residential care and social support services to disadvantaged children and […]

    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 […]

    The Sunday Times: ‘Lloyds pays up on rate swap wrangle’

    Posted on July 26th, 2015 by Jenny Julian

    Kiki Loizou, of The Sunday Times, reports on our Financial Services Litigation team’s recent successful settlement of a swaps mis-selling litigation case.  A multi-cancellable swap was sold to a Care Home operator by Lloyds Bank. The bank refused to compensate […]

    Statement by Coin Group re Litigation Settlement with Lloyds Bank Plc

    Posted on July 24th, 2015 by Jenny Julian

    LLOYDS BANK – INTEREST RATE HEDGING PRODUCT (IRHP) MIS-SELLING £4.6 MILLION GBP LITIGATION SETTLEMENT WITH SME CARE HOME LONDON, UK – Lloyds Bank Plc (LLOY.L) has settled a High Court claim[1] over the mis-selling of three complex financial derivatives[2], sold initially […]