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In the important judgment in Philipp v Barclays Bank plc handed down this week, the UK Supreme Court has rejected the extension of a bank’s Quincecare duty to cover payments which are unequivocally au...
Author(s): Anthea Bowater, Sarah Robinson, Christine Simpson, Nicole Looi
Lord Sumption recently delivered the lead judgment in proceedings before the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA) which concerned the scope of the much-litigated Quincecare duty. Whilst the judgment ...
Author(s): Sarah Robinson, Christine Simpson, Laila Pourdad
One consequence of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the US, UK, and EU sanctions that it spawned is a spate of Russia-related litigation around the world. Because so many Russian entities and individ...
Author(s): Timothy Harkness, Linda Martin, David Livshiz, Kimberly Zelnick, Nabeel Yousef, Shannon Sciaretta
In recent months, public statements by the Biden administration and senior officials from US enforcement agencies attest to a renewed focus on corporate wrongdoing in the areas of corruption, money-la...
Author(s): Eric Bruce, Daniel Cendan, Aaron Marcu, Olivia Radin, Adam Siegel, Kimberly Zelnick
Quincecare duty: held in check and basis clarified
Climate Change and the Banking Industry
Banking and financial services litigation: 2022 in review and 2023 in prospect
Quincecare duty: Keeping it on the straight and narrow
UK financial services enforcement in 2021
European AML legislative package - An overview
FS market conduct #4: a look at insider dealing and trading on inside information
The rise of ESG disputes against financial institutions: 2021 update