Article: Developer Can’t Revive Lloyds Suit Over Misselling Review

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Developer Can’t Revive Lloyds Suit Over Misselling Review

Paige Long, 16 April 2021

An English appeals court ruled on Friday that a property investor cannot sue Lloyds Banking Group over its conduct during a review of interest rate hedging products bought in the mid-2000s because his complaint was invalid.

The Court of Appeal upheld a decision from July that threw out the lawsuit brought by Clive Davis against Lloyds Bank. The higher court ruled that the property investor’s grievances did not comply with the regulatory definition of “complaint” in the Financial Conduct Authority’s dispute resolution rules. Continue reading “Article: Developer Can’t Revive Lloyds Suit Over Misselling Review”

Article: Currency trading scandals are the next big black eye for banks

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Currency trading scandals are the next big black eye for banks

Mark DeCambre, Jason Karaian

Quartz, 5 February 2014

These days, it doesn’t take much digging to find potentially scandalous behavior coursing through the world’s biggest banks. But the latest round of probes into currency trading are shaping up to be a real doozy.

Already more than 20 traders, which make money for their firms by betting on currencies’ shifting values, have left or been placed on leave by their employers. These banks and traders have not been accused of wrongdoing, but their departures send a message that something is amiss in currency trading.

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