We are pleased to announce that The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon, has appointed Sharif Shivji KC as a Deputy High Court Judge.
Hulley Enterprises, Yukos Universal and Veteran Petroleum v the Russian Federation Jonathan Crow CVO, KC and David Peters of Essex Court, instructed by Stephenson Harwood partner Ros Prince, represent the claimants in this 3 day jurisdiction hearing listed for October 2023. Republic of Mozambique v Credit Suisse, Privinvest, VTB Capital and others 4 members of
In this article, Alexander Cook and Josh O’Neill analyse the new powers due to be made available to law enforcement agencies for the civil recovery of cryptoassets under POCA by the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill.
We are delighted to announce that Alexander Cook has been successful in his application for silk and will receive his letters patent in 2023.
We are delighted to announce that Charles Marquand has been appointed to the panel of the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA). AFSA was formed in 1996 as a non-profit organisation, with the objective of providing fair and reliable dispute resolution in southern Africa. Over the years AFSA has transformed the way in which the
We are delighted to announce that Charles Marquand has been appointed to the panel of the Netherlands Arbitration Institute. Established in 1949 as an independent and non-profit organisation, and located in Rotterdam, one of the busiest ports in the world, the Netherlands Arbitration Institute has become the largest arbitral organisation in the Netherlands. Its highly
We are delighted to announce that Charles Marquand has been appointed to the panel of arbitrators of the BVI International Arbitration Centre (BVI IAC). The BVI IAC has been singled out as having the potential to become the best thought out and most popular arbitral centre in the region. Charles Marquand sits as an arbitrator in financial and commercial
In a unanimous ex tempore decision the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal (Pereira CJ, Ward JA, and Ellis JA) on 21 November 2022 stayed the winding-up order against Vidatel Limited, the appellant, pending its appeal. Applying the guidelines on stays pending appeal in C-Mobile Services Ltd v Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd (BVIHCMAP 2014/0017), the Court held that
Falk J has found for the conflict liquidator of collapsed retailer Comet and awarded a £100m plus judgment (including interest) against its former parent company, Darty, in respect of a preference paid to a subsidiary of the group in the lead up to Comet’s administration. It is thought to be the largest preference claim ever