Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in The Times in relation to the avenues available to small businesses looking to resolve disputes with banks.
Oct 31, 2019
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in Law360 in regards to the mid-year review of UK corporate crime cases, specifically in relation to the Barclays SFO matter.
Aug 13, 2019
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments on the acquittal of Andreas Hauschild, former Deutsche Bank executive, and its impact on the SFO’s pursuit of traders accused of gaming the financial system.
Jul 08, 2019
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and professional support lawyer Johnny Shearman are attending today’s 9th annual ICAEW Restructuring and Insolvency Conference.
Jun 26, 2019
Partner Abduali Jiwaji is attending today’s Legal Futures roundtable event in association with Temple Legal Protection, relating to the future of After The Event (ATE) insurance.
Jun 12, 2019
Shareholder claims under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 – Simon Bushell, Abdulali Jiwaji, Guy Robson and Claire Colonnese
Partners Simon Bushell and Abdulali Jiwaji, Senior Associate Guy Robson and Associate Claire Colonnese examine shareholder claims under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 following the FCA’s probe into Metro Bank.
Apr 08, 2019
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in Law360 how the fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive will affect the U.K.’s beneficial ownership register.
Mar 11, 2019
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Nils De Wolff examine the Court of Appeal’s decision in Deutsche Bank AG v Comune di Savona, and the guidance it provides, particularly in the context of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association.
Nov 19, 2018
Signature Litigation has been ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2019 for ‘Fraud: Civil’, ‘Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail’, ‘Commercial Litigation’, ‘International Arbitration’, ‘Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation’, and ‘Professional Negligence’.
Oct 29, 2018
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Alasdair Glass examine the impact of The Financial Reporting Council Ltd v Sports Direct International plc impact on the issue of privilege and also discuss its consequences of the decisions on auditors.
Oct 09, 2018
In this issue of Signature Litigation’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update, Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Trainee Solicitor Elliott Fellowes take a close look at the FCA’s Business Plan 2018/19 and consider the impact Brexit may have on the regulator’s enforcement regime. Our second article, written by Partner Simon Bushell, takes […]
Jun 21, 2018
“Fair market value” and its place in English Courts – Abdulali Jiwaji, Harry Denlegh-Maxwell and Johnny Shearman
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji, Associate Harry Denlegh-Maxwell and Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman examine the Court of Appeal decision in LBI EHF v Raiffeisen, and the interpretation of “fair market value”.
May 21, 2018
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in Law360 in relation to the RBS Global Restructuring Group.
Mar 08, 2018
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in CDR in relation to the banking litigation trends of 2017.
Mar 06, 2018
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Paralegal Henry Reid examine a recent case acknowledging the possibility of implying a duty of good faith into a brokerage’s Terms of Business promises increasing judicial scrutiny for the FX industry, published in FX-MM.
Nov 01, 2017
Court of Appeal Holds Banks Owe No Suremime Duty of Care to Customers – Abdulali Jiwaji and Nikoletta Beneki
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Nikoletta Beneki examine the Court of Appeal’s decision that the IHRP Review necessitates no duty of care for banks to customers, published in Financial Regulatory Briefing.
Oct 02, 2017
Proposals to extend the SM&CR regime: the impact from an enforcement perspective – Abdulali Jiwaji, Jessica Thomas and Stephanie Eaton
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associates Jessica Thomas and Stephanie Eaton examine the extension of the Senior Managers and Certificate Regime to all FSMA authorised firms, and the impact it will have in Global Banking & Finance Review and The Global Legal Post.
Sep 18, 2017
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in Commercial Dispute Resolution (CDR) in relation to a recent Court of Appeal judgment which ruled that banks owe no duty of care in relation to the FCA’s recent Review into interest rate hedging products.
Aug 04, 2017
In the August 2017 issue of Signature Litigation’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update, Partner Abdulali Jiwaji discusses the need for the FCA to test the SMR implications in relation to less clear-cut cases to ensure culpable managers are held responsible for their actions. In our second article, Abdulali Jiwaji and […]
Aug 01, 2017
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji discusses Hong Kong passing legislation permitting third party funding of arbitrations seated in the territory, published in Law360.
Jun 29, 2017
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Nils De Wolff examine the duty to explain in financial product misselling claims.
Feb 16, 2017
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji discusses the need for the FCA to test the SMR implications in relation to the less clear-cut cases to ensure culpable managers are held responsible for their actions in FX Week.
Jan 16, 2017
SFO Faces Uphill Climb To Mount ‘Lowballing’ Libor Cases – Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in Law 360
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in Law 360 regarding the Serious Fraud Office’s prosecution activities following the Libor cases.
Nov 03, 2016
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence regarding Hong Kong’s compliance officers on alert after five-year ban imposed on short seller
Oct 27, 2016
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Sarah Kelly examine contractual interpretation and the Financial List in Legal Business’ Disputes Yearbook 2016.
Oct 11, 2016
In this issue of Signature Litigation’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update, the third of 2016, Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Johnny Shearman examine the Serious Fraud Office’s (SFO) new Section 2 interview guidance and its impact on legal representation. In our second article, Associate Jessica Thomas investigates the banking industry’s […]
Sep 15, 2016
Senior managers regime may force FCA to grant third party rights more freely – Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Becca Hogan comment in Thomson Reuters
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Becca Hogan comment in Thomson Reuters on the consequences of The Senior Managers and Certification Regime on FCA third-party notices
Aug 30, 2016
Regulators fail to address key issues in FX, participants say – Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in FX Week
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in FX Week regarding the FCA’s failings to address key issues in foreign exchange markets.
Aug 17, 2016
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Johnny Shearman investigate the SFO’s new Section 2 interview guidance and its impact on legal representation, published in FTSE Global Markets and Fraud Intelligence.
Aug 15, 2016
In this issue of Signature Litigation’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update, the second of 2016, we examine the Financial Conduct Authority’s 2016/17 Business Plan and Risk Outlook and its impact on regulated firms in the industry. Our second article discusses the recent judgments in Hayfin Opal Luxco 3 SARL v […]
Jun 02, 2016
The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published its annual Business Plan and Risk Outlook in April for the coming year. Many of the FCA’s aims remain the same or substantially similar to last year, with individual accountability and changing the culture of regulated firms still high on the Authority’s list of priorities.
May 30, 2016
More Than One Way to Skin a Cat – Two different approaches to the plight of the legacy CMBS Noteholders result in the same outcome
This article discusses the recent judgments in Hayfin Opal Luxco 3 SARL v Windermere VII CMBS plc and Credit Suisse Asset Management LLC v Titan Europe 2006-1 PLC and others, both concerning the entitlement of the Class X noteholders in notoriously complex legacy CMBS transactions.
May 29, 2016
UK Watchdog Looks For A Comeback At Barclays Libor Trial. Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments for Law 360.
Apr 14, 2016
LIBOR acquittals – prosecuting with anachronous tools? Adam Rooney and Abdulali Jiwaji discuss the failed prosecutions against six brokers and consider another way forward.
Mar 31, 2016
“Bringing a prosecution was always going to be challenging, and the recent failed Libor prosecutions underline the difficulty when it comes to persuading a jury.” Abdul also pointed out that the SFO’s decision “isn’t directly relevant to potential civil claims, although active prosecutions would have given encouragement to those looking […]
Mar 17, 2016
Market Abuse: Ramping up the regulation Market abuse continues to be a focus area for the regulators and prosecutors, as evidenced by the multitude of fines imposed by the UK Financial Conduct Authority, and the investigations and prosecutions relating to benchmark, write Jessica Thomas and Abdulali Jiwaji from boutique law […]
Mar 15, 2016
Abdulali Jiwaji and Daniel Spendlove comment in Euromoney following FX settlements.
Mar 03, 2016
In this issue of Signature’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes update, we review the FCA’s approach to enforcement action for breach of its Principles of Business and consider the fundamental changes to this regime due in the spring 2016.
Jan 31, 2016
Abdulali Jiwaji comments in CDR Magazine – FCA still lacking permanent leader.
Jan 12, 2016