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Deutsche Bank v Comune di Savona

Posted on 05/08/2017 · Posted in Financial Litigation, Interest Rate Swap

This case is the most recent in a number of cases brought in the English courts by Italian local authorities against banks. The banks are not necessarily English but the.. read more

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Adjudication Construction Act 1996.

Posted on 22/07/2017 · Posted in Adjudication

Adjudication is not a new concept to the construction industry and has been available to disputing parties since the 1970’s, however it was not often used and not as explicitly.. read more

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Banque Cantonale de Genève v Sanomi

Posted on 16/07/2017 · 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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Adjudicator Guilty of Bias – In what Circumstances might that happen?

Posted on 08/07/2017 · Posted in Adjudication

As adjudication becomes increasingly popular as a way of settling disputes, particularly in the construction industry where it is the compulsory route to dispute resolution in the UK, so too.. read more

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LIBOR Issue Given Further Exposure in Queen’s Speech Debate in House of Lords

Posted on 30/06/2017 · Posted in Criminal Cases

Lord James of Blackheath said the following as part of the debate (taken from Hansard): My Lords, before I start, I place on record that before speaking tonight I took.. read more

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

Posted on 20/06/2017 · 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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Consequences of Losing an Adjudication.

Posted on 11/06/2017 · Posted in Adjudication

Adjudication is a form of alternative dispute resolution introduced in the UK in 1996 by the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act (the Construction Act) as a compulsory method for.. read more

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Ikram Mahamat Saleh v Director of the Serious Fraud Office (‘SFO’)

Posted on 06/06/2017 · Posted in Financial Litigation, Fraud, Uncategorized

The SFO has recently won a major appeal regarding a Property Freezing Order under Part 5 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (‘POCA‘) made in respect of £4.4 million.. read more

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IBRC v Camden Market Holdings (Court of Appeal)

Posted on 28/05/2017 · Posted in Expert Witness, Financial Litigation, Property

After Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Limited (‘IBRC‘) was placed in special liquidation in February 2013, the Irish Minister of Finance instructed the liquidators to sell off IBRC’s loan book, which.. read more

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Adjudication Report – What to Expect.

Posted on 20/05/2017 · Posted in Adjudication

Adjudication is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) predominantly used in the construction industry as a mechanism to ensure the smooth running of any contract under which a dispute.. read more