Archive for the 'Investment' Category

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David Rocker v Full Circle Asset Management

Posted on December 22nd, 2017 · Posted in Expert Witness, Financial Litigation, Investment, Structured Products

David Rocker, now aged 72 and retired, had had a long and successful business and legal career holding senior and board level positions in several well-known companies. Previous to his.. read more

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Banque Cantonale de Genève v Sanomi

Posted on July 16th, 2017 · Posted in Financial Litigation, Investment

When a promissory note is not executed as a deed, can the claimant bank rely on forbearance as adequate consideration? In a recent judgment in Banque Cantonale de Genève v.. read more

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Bradley Willcox et al v. Lloyds TSB (US case, Honolulu, Hawaii.)

Posted on June 20th, 2017 · Posted in Expert Witness, Financial Litigation, Investment, Property

US Litigation focuses on consumer rights in complex loans Willcox v Lloyds had some similarities with the previous case in Northern California of Dugan v Lloyds TSB. This time a.. read more

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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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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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Mr Carlyle v Bank of Scotland (Scottish Case and Supreme Court)

Posted on February 20th, 2017 · Posted in Financial Litigation, Investment, Property

This case concerned a property developer and a bank, and a loan to fund not just the purchase of a plot of land, but the building of a new house.. 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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Solicitors Tribunal re Davies, Taman, Macnamara and Macnamara

Posted on January 15th, 2017 · Posted in Investment, Uncategorized

In a recent order handed down by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, four solicitors of the firm Sanders & Co LLP were heavily fined and suspended from practice as solicitors for.. read more

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Tiuta International Limited (In liquidation) v De Villiers Surveyors Limited

Posted on August 22nd, 2016 · Posted in Expert Witness, Financial Litigation, Investment

Damages and the “but for” test in Professional Negligence This is one of many blogs currently published by solicitors as well various legal e-magazines in respect of this case, which.. read more

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Serious Fraud Office (‘SFO’) v Mathew, Merchant, Pabon and others

Posted on July 21st, 2016 · Posted in Criminal Cases, Expert Witness, Financial Litigation, Investment

Recently, after a 3 month trial, a jury at Southwark crown court found three former Barclays Plc employees guilty of manipulating LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate); 2 others, Stylianos Contogoulas.. read more