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On appeal, Deutsche Bank has won its case against Stadtwerke Pforzheim (SWP) over so-called Spread Ladder Swaps. Frankfurt Higher Regional Court confirmed that the bank had given adequate information regarding derivative transactions and therefore threw out the action for damages. In first instance, the Regional Court had found in favour of Stadtwerke, meaning the institute would have had to pay SWP €3.9 million for alleged wrong advice on derivatives. The bank appealed against this decision.