Banking Articles

We have added some of the original Banking Articles of Interest below for our readers perusal.

Examples of Articles in Bankers’ Law

The Banking Crisis – Practical and Legal Implications

  • Tim Strong and Andrew Forsyth (Barlow Lyde & Gilbert LLP) Toxic Shock Horrors? Litigation exposures faced by UK banks in the aftermath of the US subprime crisis.
  • Tim Strong and Ivan Wilkinson (Barlow Lyde & Gilbert LLP) JP Morgan Chase v Springwell Navigation: Closing Door on Claims by Investors?
  • Tim Strong and Rowena Lewis Swaps and Capacity: New Recession Similar Challenges to Liability
  • Martin Ebner and Sascha Hodl (Schoenherr) First Experiences with the Austrian Bail-Out Regime.
  • Antonio Coletti and Andrea Novarese (Latham & Watkins) Recapitalisation Plan for Italian Banks
  • Ian Paterson and Jo Ottaway (Mallesons Stephen Jaques Melbourne) Financial claims scheme in Australia.
  • New Swiss Disclosure Rules
  • Professor George Walker (Queen Mary, University of London) – Northern Rock, and UK Financial Crisis -Residual Policy Debate and Response.
  • Olivier Assant, Raphaele Courtier and Olivier Saba (Bredin Prat, Paris) – La Crise – The French response.
  • Benoit Feron and Marie-Laure De Leener (NautaDutilh, Belgium) – EU Financial Regulation and the Financial Crisis: an update.
  • Sjanine Timmermans (De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek) – Aid to banks during the credit crisis in the Netherlands
  • Shuangge Wen (University of Liverpool) and Jingchen Zhao (Salford University) – Revisiting the Scope of a Scheme of Arrangement – Insights derived from Lehman
  • Elke Janssens (NautaDutilh) – New European system of financial regulation to prevent future financial crises.



  • Chris Brennan (Barlow Lyde & Gilbert LLP) – The Future of UK Regulation
  • Nigel Clayton (City University) – Equator Principles
  • Professor George Walker (Queen Mary, University of London) – Northern Rock Falls
  • Professor George Walker (Queen Mary, University of London) – Three Rivers v. The Bank of England
  • Rosemary Jay (Pinsent Masons) – Data Protection and Binding Corporate Rules
  • Tim Pope and Thomas Webb (Burges Salmon LLP) – Revolution in the Regulation of Retail Banking (FSA’s implementation of the new Banking and Payment Services Conduct regime).
  • Professor Graham Roberts The demise of the Banking Codes and (almost) the end of self-regulation in retail banking.


  • Marke Raines and Fanny Lau – UK Securitisation
  • Yin Xiao Bei (China Banking Regulatory Commission, Beijing) – Securitisation of Bank Loans in China
  • Landmark Securitisation Decision: Citibank v MBIA


  • Christopher Czarnocki and Adam Sanitt (Gide Loyrette Nouel) – Market Disruption Clauses
  • Christopher Czarnocki and Ricky Champion (Gide Loyrett Nouel) – Syndicated Lending Terms – A Necessary Shift in Power? (A look at the impact of current market conditions on the terms in syndicated loan documentation.)
  • Paul Friedman and Nicola Clavarino (Clyde & Co) – MAC Clauses
  • Richard Swallow and Richard Hornshaw (Slaughter and May) – Jurisdiction Clauses in Loan Agreements
  • Graham Roberts (Queen Mary, University of London) – The impact of modern contract law on banks’ contractual documentation
  • Nicola Clavarino (Clyde & Co) – Market Practice in Banking Litigation
  • Dr Michael Josenhans (Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP) – Recent Legal Developments in the US Syndicated Loan Market

Restructuring and Insolvency

  • Robin Henry (Simmons & Simmons) – Developments in cross-border insolvency law
  • Neil Golding (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer) – The End of the HIH Saga
  • Fernando Quicios (Perez-Llorca, Madrid) – Credit Institutions and Spanish Insolvency Regulations
  • Andrea Novarese (Latham & Watkins, Milan) – Italian Bankruptcy Law: reform and pre-bankruptcy agreement procedures
  • Dan Lavender, Simon Beale and Jonathan Pratt (Macfarlanes) – Company Administrations
  • Lachlan Edwards (Goldman Sachs) – Restructuring in the Modern World
  • Iain Mackie and Jonathan Pratt (Macfarlanes LLP)- Cukorova Finance and the Financial Collateral Arrangements (No 2) Regulations).
  • Michael Doran and Manan Singh (Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP) – Difficult Times for Junior Creditors: IMO Car Wash and other recent developments.
  • Barry Donnelly and Jonathan Pratt (Macfarlanes LLP) – Issues arising from the collapse of Kaupthing, Singer and Friedlander.
  • Simon Beale (Macfarlanes LLP) – Appointing out-of-court administrators to an overseas entity – Kaupthing litigation.
  • Craig Montgomery (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP) – English scheme jurisdiction: is there a sufficient connection?
  • Andrea Novarese and Paolo Donati (Latham & Watkins, Milan) Italian Bankruptcy Law: another step in restructuring regulations
  • Chris Czarnocki and Alice Morrison (White & Case) BNY Corporate Trustee v Eurosail-UK


  • Roger Laville (Addleshaw Goddard) – standard form guarantees
  • Steven Gee QC and Mary Gibbons (Stone Chambers) – Bank Demand Guarantees and the fraud exception
  • Roger Jones, and Richard Gwynne (Stephenson Harwood) – Uniform Rules for Demand Guarantees: URDG 758


  • Graham Roberts (Queen Mary, University of London) – OFT v Lloyds TSB Bank (credit card industry)
  • Graham Roberts – Fraudsters, Phishers, Hackers and Scammers: Who Pays the Price? (Are banks or their customers legally liable to pay for plastic card and internet bank account fraud?)
  • Joanne Wright (Begbies Traynor) – Consumer Credit Act 2006 and changing lending practices.

International Finance

  • Tariq Rasheed (Linklaters) – Contingent Credit Default Swaps
  • Fiona Gulliford (Gide Loyrette Nouel, Paris) – Project Finance: Bonds versus Loans
  • Rashid Bahar (Bar & Karrer) – Swiss disclosure rules for derivative transactions
  • Hendrik Haag (Hengeler Mueller) – The Ghost of Hammersmith and Fulham returns
  • Andrew McClean (Slaughter and May) and Martin Thorneycroft (Morgan Stanley) on leveraged finance
  • Rob van den Sigtenhorst (De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek) – New regulations on covered bonds in the Netherlands
  • Stephanie Comtesse and Eric Stupp (Bar & Karrer) – Switzerland: the new Federal Act on Collective Investment Schemes

Letters of Credit

  • UCP 600 – Report on ICC Banking Conference
  • Roger Jones – UCP 600 – Challenges Ahead
  • Richard Gwynne (Stephenson Harwood) – Fortis Bank v Indian Overseas Bank, and Fortis Bank v Indian Overseas Bank – further developments


  • Matthew Swan (Ogier) – Financial Assistance in Jersey; Jersey Cell Companies; the New Security Interests (Jersey) Law
  • Matthew Swan and Robin Smith (Ogier) – Security in BVI, Cayman Islands, Jersey and Guernsey: the Atlantic Divide
  • Max Ganado (Ganado & Associates) – developments in Maltese banking law
  • Shinsuke Kaneko (Morrison & Foerster LLP) – Overview of Amendments to the Money Lending Business Act, the Interest Rate Restriction Act and the Contributions, Deposits and Interest Rate Regulation Act of Japan.
  • Katsuhiko Fujihira and Shinsuke Kaneko (Morrison & Foerster LLP) Amendment of Commodity Exchange Act in Japan
  • Javier Fernandez Cuenca and Marta Moreno de Alboran (Perez-Llorca) – Tax-free depreciation scheme.
  • Peter Isler and Patrik Peyer (Niederer Kraft & Frey) The Future of Private Banking in Switzerland – an Outlook from a Legal Perspective


  • Professor Keith Stanton (University of Bristol) – Recouping syndicate members’ losses: a cautionary tale. (Helmsley Acceptances Ltd v. Lambert Smith Hampton.)
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