Big day for business lawyers

Nomura Holdings filed a claim in London against Banca Monte Paschi di Siena on the day Italy's third-biggest bank lodged a suit against it in an Italian court in a dispute about derivatives.

Nomura Holdings filed a claim in London against Banca Monte Paschi di Siena on the day Italy's third-biggest bank lodged a suit against it in an Italian court in a dispute about derivatives. Nomura filed a claim on March 1, the day Monte Paschi filed separate suits in Florence seeking damages over two derivative contracts dubbed Alexandria and Santorini, arranged respectively by Nomura and Deutsche Bank.