What does Lloyds/HBOS tell us about sections 90 and 90A of FSMA?

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP have published an article in Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law considering how the findings in Sharp v Blank [2019] EWHC 3078 (Ch) (also known as The Lloyds/HBOS litigation) may be of assistance in interpreting sections 90 and 90A of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. Lloyds/HBOS is the only securities … Read more

BANKING LITIGATION PODCAST EPISODE 15: MONTHLY UPDATE – FEBRUARY 2020

We have just released our monthly update podcast, in which we discuss and debate the key recent judgments likely to be of interest to financial institutions. This episode is hosted by John Corrie, a partner in our banking litigation team, who is joined by Ceri Morgan and special guest Daniel May. You can also listen … Read more

BANKING LITIGATION PODCAST EPISODE 13: MONTHLY UPDATE – NOVEMBER 2019

In our monthly update podcast, we look at key recent judgments likely to be of interest to financial institutions. This episode is hosted by John Corrie, a partner in our banking litigation team, who is joined by Ceri Morgan and special guest Emma Deas. Also listen on Apple or Spotify. You can find links to … Read more

Banking Litigation Podcast Episode 12: SPECIAL EDITION – The Lloyds/HBOS Litigation: the outcome, implications and litigation top tips

In this special edition of our banking litigation podcast, we consider the first judgment in a shareholder class action in England & Wales in Sharp v Blank [2019] EWHC 3078 (Ch) (also known as The Lloyds/HBOS Litigation). Also listen on Apple or Spotify. In rejecting the claim brought by a group of shareholders against Lloyds relating to its acquisition … Read more

Regulation in Focus Podcast Episode 1 – November 2019

Our FSR and Corporate Crime colleagues have released the first episode of Regulation in Focus, a podcast series of short, sharp insights into regulatory issues that matter to you. The first episode, a bumper cross-border edition featuring partners Hannah Cassidy (Hong Kong), Natalie Curtis (Singapore) and Chris Ninan (London), focuses on information flows in cross-border … Read more

BANKING LITIGATION PODCAST EPISODE 11: MONTHLY UPDATE – OCTOBER 2019

Earlier this month, we launched a brand new podcast channel. Our latest monthly update podcast is now live on that channel. In the podcast, we look at key recent judgments likely to be of interest to financial institutions. Also listen on Apple or Spotify. You can subscribe to the podcast channel here to listen to our regular bite-sized … Read more

Biannual Banking Litigation Update: April 2019 – October 2019

Welcome to our latest Banking Litigation Update, in which we highlight a number of the most important cases and developments affecting UK financial institutions over the past six months. During this period, there have been a considerable number of judgments relating to the contractual interpretation of financial services agreements. While the legal principles of contractual … Read more