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Legal and Financial Risk

July 2011

Legal and Financial Risk Newsletter

Bi-monthly newsletter on recent legal developments that will impact on corporates and financial institutions.

This edition features:

  • A white paper, a draft bill and a new conduct regulator
  • Victory for SFO as Chief Executive found guilty of making misleading statements
  • Court of Appeal rules on recoverability for economic loss following negligent property damage
  • "Keeping crooks out of finance" - the FSA highlights its focus on credible deterrence in its Annual Report 2010/2011
  • The U.S. Supreme Court tightens 'commonality' requirements for class actions
  • Hong Kong - The Securities and Futures Commission tests its strategies in insider dealing cases
  • The Congo in Hong Kong: Beyond the Reach of Hong Kong's courts
  • The Court of Appeal rules that settlement offers describing themselves as "Part 36 offers" should, where reasonably possible, be construed as such by the courts
  • European Court of Human Rights confirms that FOS is not bound by English law in determining complaints

Read the full newsletter: "Legal and Financial Risk - July 2011"


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