Banking & Finance


James Ramsden QC Appointed Lead UK Counsel in Moldovan Banks Scandal


James Ramsden QC has followed his instruction in the Malaysian 1MDB sovereign wealth fund fraud, with his appointment as lead UK counsel in the Moldovan Bank scandal, dubbed the “theft… Read more »

CategoryNews Author James Ramsden QC Date

James Ramsden QC appears before the Chief Justice of the Cayman Islands for the International Banking Corporation


On 6th-8th September 2017 James Ramsden QC appeared before the Chief Justice of the Cayman Islands in an application by The International Banking Corporation, supervised by the Bank of Bahrain,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author James Ramsden QC Date

Fake News and Financial Market Blues – Richard Spearman QC (Journal of International Banking and Finance Law)


In this article, published in the September 2017 edition of Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Richard Spearman QC considers possible solutions to the problem of fake news… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Richard Spearman QC Date

Private law enforcement of MiFID II / MiFIR


In this article, published in the September 2017 edition of the Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Hodge Malek QC and Sarah Bousfield consider whether it will be easier… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Hodge Malek QC, Sarah Bousfield Date

Cleon Catsambis appears in “game-changer” financial regulation case


Cleon Catsambis represented a prominent accountant in regulatory proceedings brought by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), in a case which has been described by industry experts in the Financial Times… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Cleon Catsambis Date

Saima Hanif to speak at the Finance and Brexit Forum


Saima Hanif is due to speak at the Finance and Brexit Forum, on 27 June 2017 at WeWork Moorgate, 1 Fore Street, London. She will join a panel made up… Read more »

CategorySeminar Archive Author Saima Hanif Date

Saima Hanif writes an article on Brexit, Interim Arrangements and the WTO Rules


In this article, published in the May 2017 issue of Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Saima Hanif considers the possible outcomes in terms of a transitional position… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Saima Hanif Date

The competing interests between bank and borrower when a bank in resolution sells debt (Hodge Malek QC and James Potts, Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law)


This article, by Hodge Malek QC and James Potts, examines a recent Court of Appeal decision on the ability of (in this case) the special liquidator of a bank to… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Hodge Malek QC, James Potts Date

Cleon Catsambis successfully represents the Financial Ombudsman Service in Jurisdiction Judicial Review


Cleon Catsambis successfully represented the Financial Ombudsman Service in a significant jurisdictional judicial review challenge. The court had to determine whether the Ombudsman had jurisdiction to consider the withdrawal of… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Cleon Catsambis Date

COMBAR Brexit Papers


A series of detailed papers have been produced by teams of COMBAR members addressing the potential effect of Brexit on the following areas: Conflicts of Laws, Jurisdiction, Choice of Court… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Saima Hanif, Samar Abbas, Sarah Bousfield Date

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