FSA publishes Recovery and Resolution Plan update

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has published a feedback statement setting out the approach being taken by the FSA to ensure firms develop appropriate recovery plans and resolution packs.


Payne Hicks Beach boosts private client team

He brings with him a knowledge of tax, trust and estate planning for wealthy individuals, as well as their advisers and trustees, both domestically and internationally.


Stolen HSBC data allowed by Paris court in tax probe

Arlette Ricci disputed the validity of using the data, stolen by a former HSBC employee and seized from his home in 2009, in pursuing her for allegedly hiding wealth in HSBC accounts in Switzerland to evade taxes, AFP said, citing Jean- Marc Fedida, her l


Banks on brink of swaps 'mis-selling' investigation

British banks are facing the prospect of a major investigation by the Financial Services Authority into alleged mis-selling of billions of pounds of complex interest rate hedging products to small businesses.


Dewey partner leaves for KPMG

KPMG has recruited the senior London tax partner of international law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf to head its European practice.