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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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No private action for market abuse or breach of the listing rules

November 2009 - Banking and Finance. Legal Developments by Fountain Court Chambers.

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In Hall v Cable and Wireless Plc [2009] the High Court held that the Financial Services and Markets Act (FSMA) 2000 does not give investors a private action for market abuse or breach of the listing rules.

The November 2009 Banking and Payment Services regime

September 2009 - Banking and Finance. Legal Developments by Fountain Court Chambers.

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The rules relating to the conduct of business by banks and similar institutions are set to change from 1 November 2009. From that date:

  • The Payment Services Regulations 2009, covering the conduct of business of electronic transfers, will come into force and will be supervised by the Financial Services Authority (FSA).

Madoff investor claims: US proceedings and possible UK approaches

May 2009 - Banking and Finance. Legal Developments by Fountain Court Chambers.

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The credit crunch of 2008 and the recession of 2009 have already thrown up some politically significant, legally interesting and hard-fought court proceedings.