Archive for the 'Expert Witness' Category

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Darby Properties Ltd v Lloyds Bank plc

Is expert evidence needed in Interest Rate Hedging Product (‘IRHP‘) mis-selling disputes? To replace existing IRHPs the claimant company entered into a number of new such products with Lloyds, some.. read more

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Dr Thomas Walford lecturing at EWI Seminar on Experts’ Meetings

Posted on May 6th, 2017 · Posted in Expert Information, Expert Witness

As part of the on-going lecture programme run for the education of experts by the Expert Witness Institute, Dr Thomas Walford will be lecturing on how to conduct and manage.. read more

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Serious Fraud Office (‘SFO’) vs Stylianos Contogoulas and Ryan Reich

Posted on April 29th, 2017 · Posted in Criminal Cases, Expert Information, Expert Witness, Financial Litigation

The SFO suffered a severe setback on 7th April when it lost its case against two former Barclays traders, whom it alleged had been guilty of conspiring to manipulate the.. read more

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FCA fines Deutsche Bank for anti-money laundering controls failings

Posted on March 31st, 2017 · Posted in Criminal Cases, Expert Information, Expert Witness, Financial Litigation

Failure to provide for adequate anti-money laundering control framework proved to be a costly mistake for Deutsche Bank as the Financial Conduct Authority (‘FCA‘) decided to slap them an unprecedented.. read more

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Fondazione Enasarco v Lehman Bros Finance SA

Posted on March 13th, 2017 · Posted in Expert Witness, Financial Litigation, Investment

This judgement is important for participants in the structured products and derivatives markets and involves calculation of loss under the 1992 ISDA Master Agreement (the ’Agreement’). The Claimant, an Italian.. read more

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Barnett Waddingham Trustees v RBS.

This case, decided in the Chancery Division of the High Court, centres on the question of whether an internal swap can be classed as a “funding transaction” for the purposes.. read more

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Lloyds Bank v McBains Cooper Consulting.

Posted on February 4th, 2017 · Posted in Expert Witness, Financial Litigation

Held in the Technology and Construction Court, this case serves to illustrate the depth of analysis and careful consideration that is needed before proceedings are commenced. In 2007 Lloyds Bank.. read more

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Independence and Impartiality in Expert Witnesses

Since the main duty of an expert witness is to assist the client in evaluating the scientific or technical aspect of a case, it is imperative that the expert must.. read more

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John Spencer -v- Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Limited (In Special Liquidation) and Stapleford Finance Limited. (Irish Case)

Posted on December 29th, 2016 · Posted in Expert Witness, Financial Litigation, Property, Structured Products

The Claimant, Mr John Spencer, a Solicitor for over 20 years, in Nenagh, Republic of Ireland is also an experienced property investor with a substantial property portfolio in the UK.. read more

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How To Give Evidence Internationally

Posted on November 13th, 2016 · Posted in Expert Information, Expert Witness, Financial Litigation

A presentation by Dr Thomas Walford Most countries have their own rules about how court proceedings should be conducted. The establishment of a framework for dispute resolution has made it.. read more