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Banking, Finance and Securities Disputes

Allen & Overy is recognised by the market as a top tier practice for finance litigation and regulatory disputes. Our experienced and specialist lawyers work as an integrated team across the world and excel at cross-border and multi-jurisdictional disputes

We provide first rate business, product and transaction knowledge which is aligned with our pre-eminent global finance practice.

As advisers to the world’s leading international financial institutions we support clients in their litigation and dispute resolution needs, from major investigations and high-profile disputes to reputational risk management issues. Our clients include the market leading investment banks, asset managers, hedge funds, private banks and retail banks.

Our global network and experience – along with our extensive knowledge that comes from having unrivalled banking, capital markets and derivatives practices in the world’s main financial hubs – sets us apart from others in the industry. Our dedicated Banking, Finance and Securities Disputes team work closely with our transactional specialists to enable us to able to quickly spot business trends that might lead to risk for our clients. We can then organise rapid and robust strategies to enforce rights, recover money or assets, or defend financial and reputational claims.

News & insights

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Publications: 10 AUGUST 2020

Landmark ruling on rule against recovery of reflective loss

Marex Financial Ltd v Sevilleja [2020] UKSC 31, 15 July 2020 The Supreme Court has significantly narrowed the scope of the rule against the recovery of “reflective loss”. The rule now only applies to…

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News: 09 JULY 2020

Securitisations - Credit assignments - NPLs: The Italian Supreme Court on the compensation of the “loss given default”

In a recent decision - no. 11583, issued on 15 June 2020 - the Italian Supreme Court stated for the first time the existence of an autonomous market value of a given receivable – that is, a value to…

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Publications: 24 JUNE 2020

Risk of prosecution by foreign regulator no excuse for defendant's failure to disclose in English litigation

The High Court rejected a defendant’s application to vary an order for standard disclosure, notwithstanding that such disclosure would have exposed the defendant to a breach of its regulator’s…

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Publications: 24 JUNE 2020

Court keen not to second-guess FCA and LSE in market manipulation dispute

The High Court recently rejected an application by Burford Capital Limited, an AIM-listed litigation funder, for Norwich Pharmacal relief. Burford sought to compel London Stock Exchange Group plc,…

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