Financial Services Litigation 2018

Financial Services Litigation 2018

Pages: 110

ISBN: 2398-5844

  • £300.00

Financial Services Litigation charts the growth of litigation in the financial sector worldwide, with our expert authors answering key questions in 19 major jurisdictions.

Topics covered include: common causes of action; powers of regulatory authorities; alternative dispute resolution; specialist courts and procedures; disclosure requirements; data governance issues; remedies and enforcement; and changes in the regulatory landscape since the financial crisis.

Published in August 2018, this edition features the following chapters:

Editorial chapters

  • Global Overview
    • Damien Byrne Hill, Ceri Morgan and Ajay Malhotra, Herbert Smith Freehills


  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Korea
  • Portugal
  • South Africa
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Damien Byrne Hill, Herbert Smith Freehills

Damien is leader of the firm's banking litigation practice in London and advises on contentious issues facing domestic and international banks, investment funds, private equity houses and other financial institutions. He has acted on high-profile matters including UBS' $2.3 billion fraudulent trading losses, the defence of Goldman Sachs in the claim brought against it by IFE Fund, and Rabobank's Enron-related proceedings against Royal Bank of Canada. He is also currently acting for Lloyds Banking Group and its former directors in relation to the shareholder action, in the form of a Group Litigation Order, arising from the acquisition of HBOS at the height of the financial crisis in 2008.

Damien has advised on disputes concerning corporate finance transactions, investment advice, fund management, securities trading, project finance, private equity investment, enforcement of security and structured finance. His experience includes company and commercial disputes in London and Asia across a wide range of industries and professions, in the context of both High Court litigation and international arbitration.

Ceri Morganl, Herbert Smith Freehills

Ceri is the professional support lawyer for banking litigation at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP. She has experience in a number of heavyweight commercial litigation matters, with a special interest in banking litigation, cross-border disputes and jurisdictional challenges. Before moving across to the professional support lawyer role in 2015, Ceri acted on numerous high profile cases, including the Madoff litigation and the collapse of Kaupthing Bank. Ceri founded and was first President of the Junior London Solicitors Litigation Association. She was also profiled in the 2014 Power Part Time List, published in the Financial Times, which names the top-50 most powerful people in the UK who have adopted a flexible approach to working.

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