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LIBOR No More – The Wheatley Review and LIBOR Changes

Posted in Arbitration, Banking and Finance, Litigation and Arbitration, Regulatory

The second half of 2012 saw a number of major financial institutions censured for the alleged manipulation of submissions made to the British Bankers’ Association (BBA) for the compilation of BBA LIBOR. In addition to direct enforcement action against those alleged to have participated in such manipulation, regulators have also taken significant steps to reform… Continue Reading

American University of Sharjah Wins the UAE Jessup Moot Court

Posted in Litigation and Arbitration, Pro Bono

American University of Sharjah (AUS) has advanced to the finals in the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition after winning the national round in the United Arab Emirates on February 26. The local round, jointly hosted by Latham and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts, consisted of three teams, including ones from UAE… Continue Reading