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Financial Institutions Litigation

In-person

15th September 2022 | Ironmongers' Hall

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Agenda

Registration
9.00am

Chairs' Welcome
9.30am

ESG- Proper disclosure of climate commitments and greenwashing
9:35am

  • Mis-selling claims- non-compliance of climate commitments and disclosure of misleading information 
  • Greenwashing- what is it and how are FIs mitigating such risk 
  • The proposed UK Sustainability Disclosure Requirements- from voluntary goodwill to compulsory requirement? 

Ilan Jacobs, ESG Policy, Regulation and Government Affairs Specialist
Citi (Bank)

Maria Petzsch , Lawyer (Climate programme)
ClientEarth (Environmental law charity)

Aidan Thomson, Partner
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Quincecare duty- a widening path to seek damages from banks?
10:20am

  • APP Fraud in light of Philipp v Barclays 2022  
  • Quincecare duty under various contexts

Michael Brown, Partner
Penningtons Manches Cooper

Hugh Sims QC, Barrister
Guildhall Chambers

Jonathan Cary, Partner
RPC

Coffee Break
11:10am

Post Covid era Contentious restructuring
11:30am

  • Cross-class cram-down
  • Smile Telecoms- out of money, out of vote
  • Developing a practical restructuring plan amidst dispute

 

Tom Smith QC, Barrister
South Square Chambers

Richard Boynton, Partner
Kirkland & Ellis

Craig Montgomery, Partner
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Shareholder claims- s90,90A(and schedule 10A) FSMA 2000
12:15pm

  • 'Dog leg' claim under schedule 10A- with reference to the HP fraud case
  • s90- easy route for claimants?
  • Quantifying losses and assessing damages 

Becca Hogan , Partner
Signature Litigation

Genevieve Quierin, Partner
Stephenson Harwood (UK)

Daniel Ryan , Managing Director, Head of London Office
BRG

Nick Ractliff, Partner
PCB Byrne

Lunch
1:00pm

LIBOR- Managing legacy contracts and transitioning
2:00pm

  • Synthetic LIBOR- minimizing risks and exposure
  • Sonia interest rate- Pros and Cons
  • Navigating regulatory arbitrage of varied international approach

Dr. Arpad Borock, Partner
Fieldfisher Capital

Cybersecurity attacks and data leaks
2:45pm

  • Ransomware attack and hacking
  • Misuse of customers' data and data leaks

Sam Roberts, Partner
Cooke Young & Keidan

David Quest QC, Barrister
3VB Chambers

Peter Wright, Managing Director
Digital Law UK

Coffee Break
3:30pm

Enabling litigation- the rise of collective actions and litigation funding
4:00pm

  • Prominent mechanisms for collective actions- from representative actions to test claims and more
  • Increase litigation risks under growing opt-out claims
  • Backend workings and structuring of litigation funding

Elena S. Rey, Partner
Brown Rudnick (UK)

Boris Bronfentrinker, Partner
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Lara Melrose, Litigation Finance Portfolio Advisor
Orchard Global Asset Management

Sanctions and AML practices- an international perspective
4:45pm

  • KYC checks- Avoiding negligence and malpractice
  • Update on UK and global sanctions
  • Effect of counter sanctions measures adopted by foreign nations

Mark Handley, Partner
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle

David (Dj) Wolff, Partner; Attorney at Law
Crowell & Moring (US)

Closing remarks
5:30pm

Drinks and Canapes
5:35pm

9.00am
Registration
9.30am
Chairs' Welcome
9:35am
ESG- Proper disclosure of climate commitments and greenwashing
  • Mis-selling claims- non-compliance of climate commitments and disclosure of misleading information 
  • Greenwashing- what is it and how are FIs mitigating such risk 
  • The proposed UK Sustainability Disclosure Requirements- from voluntary goodwill to compulsory requirement? 
Ilan Jacobs - ESG Policy, Regulation and Government Affairs Specialist - Citi (Bank)
Maria Petzsch - Lawyer (Climate programme) - ClientEarth (Environmental law charity)
Aidan Thomson - Partner - Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
10:20am
Quincecare duty- a widening path to seek damages from banks?
  • APP Fraud in light of Philipp v Barclays 2022  
  • Quincecare duty under various contexts
Michael Brown - Partner - Penningtons Manches Cooper
Hugh Sims QC - Barrister - Guildhall Chambers
Jonathan Cary - Partner - RPC
11:10am
Coffee Break
11:30am
Post Covid era Contentious restructuring
  • Cross-class cram-down
  • Smile Telecoms- out of money, out of vote
  • Developing a practical restructuring plan amidst dispute

 

Tom Smith QC - Barrister - South Square Chambers
Richard Boynton - Partner - Kirkland & Ellis
Craig Montgomery - Partner - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
12:15pm
Shareholder claims- s90,90A(and schedule 10A) FSMA 2000
  • 'Dog leg' claim under schedule 10A- with reference to the HP fraud case
  • s90- easy route for claimants?
  • Quantifying losses and assessing damages 
Becca Hogan - Partner - Signature Litigation
Genevieve Quierin - Partner - Stephenson Harwood (UK)
Daniel Ryan - Managing Director, Head of London Office - BRG
Nick Ractliff - Partner - PCB Byrne
1:00pm
Lunch
2:00pm
LIBOR- Managing legacy contracts and transitioning
  • Synthetic LIBOR- minimizing risks and exposure
  • Sonia interest rate- Pros and Cons
  • Navigating regulatory arbitrage of varied international approach
Dr. Arpad Borock - Partner - Fieldfisher Capital
2:45pm
Cybersecurity attacks and data leaks
  • Ransomware attack and hacking
  • Misuse of customers' data and data leaks
Sam Roberts - Partner - Cooke Young & Keidan
David Quest QC - Barrister - 3VB Chambers
Peter Wright - Managing Director - Digital Law UK
3:30pm
Coffee Break
4:00pm
Enabling litigation- the rise of collective actions and litigation funding
  • Prominent mechanisms for collective actions- from representative actions to test claims and more
  • Increase litigation risks under growing opt-out claims
  • Backend workings and structuring of litigation funding
Elena S. Rey - Partner - Brown Rudnick (UK)
Boris Bronfentrinker - Partner - Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Lara Melrose - Litigation Finance Portfolio Advisor - Orchard Global Asset Management
4:45pm
Sanctions and AML practices- an international perspective
  • KYC checks- Avoiding negligence and malpractice
  • Update on UK and global sanctions
  • Effect of counter sanctions measures adopted by foreign nations
Mark Handley - Partner - Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle
David (Dj) Wolff - Partner; Attorney at Law - Crowell & Moring (US)
5:30pm
Closing remarks
5:35pm
Drinks and Canapes

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