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It Never Rain’s Just Pours For RBS

New York Post By Kevin Dugan November 24, 2015 | 12:03pm RBS facing new charges over sale of loan securities Just when Wall Street thought it was out, the Justice Department pulls it back in. After the big banks paid billions…

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FCA and PRA bolster protection for whistleblowers in the financial industry

The Barrister Largest Independent Magazine For Barristers Practising In UK Posted on November 12, 2015 by barrister The FCA and PRA have published new rules on whistleblowing designed to empower individuals to raise concerns within the financial industry. According to…

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As You Were Boys, Business As Usual For Dysfunctional Bankers

BBC News 15 October 2015 From the section Business    Treasury waters down new rules on punishing bankers Image copyright Getty Images Bankers will not have to prove their innocence under new rules being proposed by the UK government. The…

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Derek Carlyle beats RBS in the Supreme Court opening the way for others

On Wednesday 11 March 2015 the UK Supreme Court announced its decision in favour of Mr Carlyle. All of the five UK Supreme Court Justices found in Mr Carlyle’s favour making this an overwhelming victory for the property developer who…

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WITNESS CREDIBILITY: WHAT FACTORS DOES THE COURT LOOK AT? ANOTHER EXAMPLE FROM THE MERCANTILE COURT

THE CASE There is an excellent post by Janna Purdie on the Lexis Nexis Dispute Resolution Blog discussing this case in relation to the credibility of witnesses. REVIEW OF GUIDANCE IN RELATION TO CREDIBILITY HH Simon Brown QC reviewed the…

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FCA colluded to cover up alleged HSBC fraud

January 23, 2015 By Ian Fraser When John Griffith-Jones and Martin Wheatley, chairman and chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, appear before the Treasury Select Committee at 9.30am next Tuesday, 27 January, the 13 MPs on the committee have an unprecedented opportunity to establish whether the FCA, just…

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