Posts Tagged 'Impact of financial crisis'

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Property Alliance Group v Royal Bank of Scotland

Posted on June 17th, 2018 · Posted in Expert Witness, Interest Rate Swap

Property Alliance Group (‘PAG‘) is a property investment and development company with a large portfolio of property. Fifteen years ago, in 2003, the Royal Bank of Scotland (‘RBS‘), began to.. read more

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IBRC v Camden Market Holdings (Court of Appeal)

Posted on May 28th, 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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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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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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Harding Homes (East Street) and others v Bircham Dyson Bell

Posted on November 6th, 2016 · Posted in Expert Witness, Financial Litigation, Property

The Defendants, Bircham Dyson Bell admitted breach of duty for the inclusion of an all monies clause in an agreement due to the negligence of its property partner Mr Michael.. read more

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Different Approaches to Mediation.

Posted on December 6th, 2015 · Posted in Mediation

Disputes that are going to be settled through mediation usually go through the following five stage process: the initial phase, the opening phase, the exploration phase, the negotiation phase, and.. read more

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Mediators’ Personality – Does it Matter?

Posted on November 9th, 2015 · Posted in Mediation

Like a judge, a mediator is an objective third party in the dispute resolution process. But the similarities end there. A mediator is not there to pass judgement on or.. read more

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Dugan, et al v. Lloyds TSB (US case, Northern District of California, San Francisco Division.)

Posted on September 15th, 2014 · Posted in Expert Witness, Financial Litigation

US Litigation focuses on consumer rights in complex loans Appropriate lending practices when selling structured financial products to consumers sat center-stage in Dugan v. Lloyds TSB, filed in the United.. read more

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Rafed Al Khorafi and Others v Bank Sarasin-Alpen (ME) Ltd and Bank Sarasin & Co Ltd

Posted on August 24th, 2014 · Posted in Expert Witness, Financial Litigation, Investment, Structured Products, Uncategorized

In a ruling with broad consequences for the international investment community, the Dubai International Financial Centre (‘DIFC’) Court has ordered Switzerland’s Bank Sarasin and its affiliate to pay compensatory damages.. read more

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Madoff Securities International Ltd (in Liquidation) vs Raven & others

Posted on March 19th, 2014 · Posted in Financial Litigation

In June 2009 Bernard Madoff was sentenced in New York to 150 years in prison and ordered to forfeit US$170 bn. This well documented case involved Madoff’s notorious Ponzi scheme.. read more