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Barclays, Staveley spar in final lap of London trial

16 Oct 2020

LONDON A bitter High Court clash between Barclays and British businesswoman Amanda Staveley, over whether she was deceived while negotiating a financial lifeline for the bank at the height of the credit crisis, draws to a close on Friday.

Barclays, Staveley spar in final lap of London trial

16 Oct 2020

* Staveley's PCP reduces maximum damages claim to 836 mln stg

UK group action against Clydesdale, Australia's NAB heads to High Court

15 Oct 2020

LONDON Almost 370 businesses have joined a group action suing Clydesdale Bank and its former owner National Australia Bank in a dispute over small business loans that is set for its first day in London's High Court in December.

UPDATE 1-UK group action against Clydesdale, Australia's NAB heads to High Court

15 Oct 2020

* Claim is without substance-Clydesdale parent Virgin Money (Adds comment from expert, background)

UK group action against Clydesdale, Australia's NAB heads to High Court

15 Oct 2020

LONDON, Oct 15 Almost 370 businesses have joined a group action suing Clydesdale Bank and its former owner National Australia Bank in a dispute over small business loans that is set for its first day in London's High Court in December.

UK watchdog fines fund ARCM over Premier Oil short selling breaches

14 Oct 2020

LONDON Britain's markets watchdog fined hedge fund Asia Research and Capital Management (ARCM) on Wednesday for a lack of transparency over a short position in Premier Oil , the first such penalty for a breach of short-selling rules.

Former Unaoil executive sentenced over $1.7 billion Iraq bribery plot

09 Oct 2020

LONDON A former executive at Monaco-based oil and gas consultancy Unaoil was on Thursday sentenced in London to three years and four months in jail for bribing Iraqi public officials to clinch $1.7 billion worth of oil projects in post-occupation Iraq.

Former Unaoil executive sentenced over $1.7 billion Iraq bribery plot

08 Oct 2020

LONDON A former executive at oil and gas consultancy Unaoil was on Thursday sentenced in London to three years and four months in jail for paying multi-million dollar bribes to clinch $1.7 billion worth of oil projects in post-occupation Iraq.

FCA insurance test case appeal heads to Supreme Court

03 Oct 2020

LONDON A test case brought by Britain's markets regulator against some of the world's biggest insurers will jump straight to the Supreme Court after London's High Court agreed to a fast-track appeal on Friday.

UPDATE 2-FCA insurance test case appeal heads to Supreme Court

02 Oct 2020

* Appeal spells "nail in coffin" for small businesses-lawyer (Adds comment from small business, QIC Europe intervention attempt, lawyer quote, details)

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