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R.B.S., Lloyds and Co-op Bank Fall Short in Bank of England Stress Test

The results from the Bank of England’s latest health check on Britain’s top banks are in, with one bank failing, one coming razor close to failing and a third looking bad enough at the end of 2013 to warrant significant fund-raising, the International ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/16/2014 - 22:58 - 0 comments

KPMG's Insurance Group – Recent Publications

October/November 2014 At KPMG, we are dedicated to providing our clients with insights on today’s critical business issues. To help keep you up to date, we’re pleased to share with you recent studies, white papers, articles, and multimedia content ...

Resource Article - global.abi.org - 12/15/2014 - 09:25 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

London House Prices Drop as Market Loses Froth

Bank of England pledging to maintain the current 0.5 percent until pay growth recovers. Read more. ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/14/2014 - 23:24 - 0 comments

Stressful Times For Banks And Economists As BoE Tests Hit

The results of the Bank of England’s stress tests on banks could make this a decidedly stressful week for executives at some of the more vulnerable institutions, The Scotsman reported. Regulators are keen that all the stress arrives at the same time, ...

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Managing the Psychological Impact of Disruption

For organisations in any industry or sector, disruption can take all too many forms: A radical new technology or business model threatens to make an established entity irrelevant. A scandal puts a business in the media spotlight, driving away customers, ...

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Successfully Navigating Disruption

Disruption can be a catalyst for growth, even in a challenging economic environment. But knowing when and how to take advantage of disruption to kick-start growth can be difficult. In a world where disruptors can take any shape, come from any directi ...

Resource Article - abi_admin - 12/12/2014 - 09:27 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Privy Council decision in Singularis Holdings v PwC – "Modified universalism" alive, but severely pruned!

This and a related case, Saad Investments Company Limited v PricewaterhouseCoopers , were both appeals of November 2013 decisions of the Bermudian Court of Appeal and impact on the ability and scope of the court to assist foreign liquidators. This has ...

Resource Article - abi_admin - 12/12/2014 - 09:26 - 0 comments - 1 attachment

Victory for "negligent" Banks in Latest Swaps Mis-Selling Case

In Crestsign Limited v Natwest and RBS [2014] EWHC 3043 (Ch), Natwest and RBS (the ‘Banks’) have successfully defended a claim for mis-selling of derivatives despite being found by the judge to have given ‘negligent’ advice to the claimant. Read mo ...

Resource Article - abi_admin - 12/11/2014 - 17:23 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Rescue on the rise

Bob Wessels looks at how the European Commission wishes to develop a rescue and recovery culture across the Member States. In a 2012 study, University of Heidelberg professor Andreas Pieckenbrock compared rescue measures in insolvency laws of England ...

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UK pre-packs endorsed... but “clean-up” recommended

The pre-pack is among the armoury of tools that makes the UK an attractive restructuring jurisdiction. A recent independent review has endorsed pre-packs, but also recommended some improvements, explains Glen Flannery. On 16 June 2014, the Britis ...

Resource Article - abi_admin - 12/11/2014 - 17:16 - 0 comments - 1 attachment

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