Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP

Type: Company
Name: Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Broker Routing Role, FCA Fines, TARP Sanction: Compliance

Advertisement(Updates with AwesomePennyStocks’ promoter in Courts. To be sent this column daily, click SALT COMPRPT.)April 22 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is weighing a requirement that brokers tell investors exactly where ... [Published GARP - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

Fines imposed by the Financial Conduct Authority drop in volume

The Financial Conduct Authority, according to a report from Bloomberg, had issued 18 notices of fines to finance workers that have been performing "a significant influence function" for 2013. This is a 40% drop since 2010 and the reason for such is the ... [Published Lawyer Herald - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

FCA handed fines to just 18 City executives in 2013 – down 40% in four years

Monday, April 21st, 2014 ByThe figure is 40% lower than the 30 fines handed out in 2010, despite the emergence of Libor rigging and the scandal. The 2013 number means that only 0.03% of chief executives or senior managers were given sanctions.The data ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Number of fines imposed by City regulator drops by 40%

The Financial Conduct Authority denied it was going soft on the City of London: 'Holding individuals to account is clearly an area where we have put a lot of resources.' Photograph: High Level/Rex FeaturesThe number of fines given out by the main City ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Barclays Settles U.K. Libor Case Weeks Before Start of Trial

(Updates with analyst comment in seventh paragraph.)April 8 (Bloomberg) -- Barclays Plc settled the first U.K. lawsuit filed over allegations the bank manipulated Libor, weeks before the trial was scheduled to start.Barclays agreed to restructure the ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Practitioners overlook arbitration when resolving patent infringement

Recognised arbitral bodies are responsible for promoting the multitude of advantages arbitration employs as a preferred choice for patent disputes, says Clive D ThorneArbitration as a method of resolving patent infringement and validity disputes has been ... [Published Solicitors Journal - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

High Court upholds Withers prof neg claim, appeal planned

Withers is set to launch an appeal after being ordered to pay £1.6m in damages by the High Court.Mr Justice Nugee upheld one of four professional negligence claims  against the firm, holding that an associate was ruled to have “misremembered what he had ... [Published The Lawyer - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Judge cites Karl Marx in rejecting law firm’s bid to exit professional indemnity scheme

One of the world’s leading offshore law firms has been knocked back by a judge quoting Karl Marx, after seeking a waiver from the ’s indemnity insurance requirements.Appleby said its lawyers did not need to sign up to the society’s master policy – a single ... [Published Legal Futures - Mar 25 2014]
Entities: Karl Marx, Waiver, Indemnity
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

FCA 'dawn raids' double in 2013 on boiler room crackdown

The number of so-called 'dawn raids' conducted by the Financial Conduct Authority has almost doubled in one year. According to law firm Reynolds Porter Chamberlain (RPC), the regulator conducted 20 raids in 2013 versus 11 in 2012. RPC attributed the rise ... [Published Wealth Manager - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Jan 02 2014 - Updated Jan 02 2014 - 1 reports

Banks Snitching on FX Competitors

Financial institutions are said to be racing to share evidence of FX price fixing with EU regulators, in exchange for immunity.Banks are racing to betray their competitors to avoid possible European Union (EU) fines for rigging foreign-exchange markets, ... [Published Treasury & Risk Management - Jan 02 2014]
First reported Dec 20 2013 - Updated Dec 20 2013 - 1 reports

Banks Snitching on FX Competitors

Financial institutions are said to be racing to share evidence of FX price fixing with EU regulators, in exchange for immunity.Banks are racing to betray their competitors to avoid possible European Union (EU) fines for rigging foreign-exchange markets, ... [Published Treasury & Risk Management - Dec 20 2013]

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...According to Richard Berger, a partner of the firm based out of London, "Individuals have got so much more to lose and so they are much more willing to fight allegations of wrongdoing tooth and nail. Not only are there substantial fines at stake, their reputation and career are on the line."
The Financial Conduct Authority denied it was going soft on the CityCity of London: "Holding individuals to account is clearly an area where we have put a lot of resources." Photograph: High Level/Rex Features
"People will see the fact that Barclays has settled a case which has Libor elements as an interesting development and possibly one that is encouraging."
He added: "It is important that the FCA meets its consumer protection remit by cracking down on boiler room frauds but it is crucial that it doesn’t lose momentum in tackling complex financial crime like insider dealing."

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Fines imposed by the Financial Conduct Authorit... [Published Lawyer Herald - Apr 21 2014]
FCA handed fines to just 18 City executives in ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Apr 21 2014]
FCA Misconduct Fines of Individuals Drop 40% in... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 21 2014]
Number of fines imposed by City regulator drops... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 20 2014]
Barclays Settles U.K. Libor Case Weeks Before S... [Published Washington Post - Apr 08 2014]
Barclays settles Libor case before trial [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 08 2014]
Practitioners overlook arbitration when resolvi... [Published Solicitors Journal - Mar 31 2014]
High Court upholds Withers prof neg claim, appe... [Published The Lawyer - Mar 28 2014]
Judge cites Karl Marx in rejecting law firm’s b... [Published Legal Futures - Mar 25 2014]
FCA 'dawn raids' double in 2013 on boiler room ... [Published Wealth Manager - Mar 17 2014]
Banks Snitching on FX Competitors [Published Treasury & Risk Management - Jan 02 2014]
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