Morning Briefing 23/9/2014

Morning Briefing 23/9/2014

Good morning. Here’s the news roundup.

  1. Barclays faces record £38m fine over client money safeguards (via The FT)
  2. Man who killed partner and son lays claim to her estate (via The Guardian)
  3. S.E.C. Makes Largest Ever Whistle-Blower Award (via NYT DealBook)
  4. Human rights inquiry over Met Police discrimination case (via BBC News)
  5. Botox Maker Allergan Said to Be in Talks to Acquire Salix (via NYT DealBook)
  6. Judge Allows Majority Verdict In Dave Lee Travis Trial (via Sky News)
  7. Expanding use of Islamic finance sees A&O and Norton Rose Fulbright advise on Hong Kong’s first sukuk offering (via Legal Business)
  8. Obama Administration Moves To Crack Down On Tax Inversions (via Forbes)
  9. Seattle to refund marijuana tickets given by officer who finds law ‘silly’ (via The Guardian)
  10. Tesco calls in Freshfields to investigate overstated first-half profits (via The Lawyer)
  11. ‘Call of Duty’ creators seek to dismiss suit by ex-Panama leader Manuel Noriega (via CNN)
  12. Baker & McKenzie and Freshfields lead on Bristol Airport buy-out (via Legal Week)
  13. Chad becomes 37th African state to seek ban on homosexuality (via The Guardian)
  14. China jails prominent Uighur academic Ilham Tohti for life (via BBC News)

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