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Hiscox policyholders bid to join watchdog in UK insurance test case

24 Jun 2020

LONDON An action group representing almost 400 British businesses shut by the coronavirus pandemic has made a bid to team up with Britain's markets watchdog to bolster a High Court case to decide which insurers should pay out.

Hiscox policyholders bid to join watchdog in UK insurance test case

24 Jun 2020

LONDON, June 24 An action group representing almost 400 British businesses shut by the coronavirus pandemic has made a bid to team up with Britain's markets watchdog to bolster a High Court case to decide which insurers should pay out.

Abraaj founder fights U.S. extradition request over fraud charges

23 Jun 2020

LONDON Lawyers for the founder of collapsed private equity firm Abraaj Group are urging a British court to refuse his extradition to the United States on fraud charges, arguing London was the nexus of the firm's business and so he should stand trial there.

RPT-UPDATE 2-UK bank lobbyist resigns over 2008 remarks about financier Staveley

17 Jun 2020

LONDON, June 16 A senior British bank lobbyist has resigned over comments he made in 2008 about businesswoman Amanda Staveley, who arranged billions of pounds of rescue financing for Barclays at the height of the credit crisis when he was at the bank.

UK bank lobbyist resigns over 2008 remarks about financier Staveley

17 Jun 2020

LONDON A senior British bank lobbyist has resigned over comments he made in 2008 about businesswoman Amanda Staveley, who arranged billions of pounds of rescue financing for Barclays at the height of the credit crisis when he was at the bank.

Britain closes Euribor enquiry, withdraws arrest warrants

11 Jun 2020

LONDON Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has withdrawn European Arrest Warrants against three German traders and one Frenchman after closing an eight-year investigation into allegations that bankers manipulated global Euribor interest rates.

Barclays labels Staveley lawsuit 'distorted and exaggerated'

09 Jun 2020

LONDON Barclays has dismissed as "distorted and exaggerated" legal arguments by financier Amanda Staveley, who is claiming up to 1.5 billion pounds in damages for alleged deceit over a financial crisis-era fundraising in a high-profile London trial.

British financier Staveley's $2 billion Barclays lawsuit hits High Court

08 Jun 2020

LONDON British buinesswoman Amanda Staveley's private equity firm told London's High Court on Monday it had received a "substantially worse" deal than Qatar when its syndicate invested billions of pounds in Barclays during the financial crisis in 2008.

Full disclosure? Hedge funds navigate COVID health questions

22 May 2020

LONDON As the hedge funds once clustered in London's Mayfair negotiate gyrating markets, they are facing a new line of investor questioning: who has contracted COVID-19?

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