Mondaq UK: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Ashfords LLP
Mediation has now become widely accepted as an effective means of resolving commercial disputes, both amongst the legal profession itself and increasingly amongst clients involved in the litigation process.
Clyde & Co
The High Court has recently held that an entitlement to legal professional privilege on the part of an auditor's client is not infringed by the production of documents to the Financial Reporting Council...
WilmerHale
The invasion of technology into the field of work is seen as one of the great challenges of our time. Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has opined that "robots will be able to do everything better than us", and described artificial intelligence (AI) as "the biggest existential threat".
4 New Square Chambers
Clare Dixon of 4 New Square looks at the impact which costs budgeting has had on interim payments on account of costs and explains why, when an indemnity costs order is made, the budget won't necessarily be a ceiling to recovery.
Stephenson Harwood
In December 2010 ENRC received an email from an apparent whistle-blower alleging corruption and financial wrongdoing at ENRC's Kazakh subsidiary.
Clyde & Co
Judge rules documents and evidence given by US citizen in the US can be used in London arbitrations.
Clyde & Co
Court of Appeal considers committal order issues where defendant is out of the jurisdiction.
Clyde & Co
Court of Appeal considers the scope of litigation privilege and who is the "client" for legal advice
Clyde & Co
Professional indemnity disputes in Ireland can present many intricacies. Read Clyde & Co's guide to help you navigate the professional disputes landscape.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The High Court has held that an audit client could not withhold documents on grounds of privilege when responding to a notice requiring the production of documents in connection with an investigation...
Clyde & Co
Earlier this year the court held that the defendant's solicitor had been "technical game playing" when it did not point out an error in service made by the claimant's solicitor ...
Herbert Smith Freehills
An UNCITRAL arbitral tribunal has reportedly dismissed a US$36 million claim by a French investor, Louis Dreyfus Armateurs SAS ("LDA") ...
Wrigleys Solicitors
Readers might remember that Mr Fitzgerald, a very persistent maker of Court of Protection applications, reappeared a few weeks ago when his latest application was dismissed as without merit.
Arnold & Porter
Below we set out the key points of this judgment and their impact on corporate investigations.
Stephenson Harwood
The Commercial Court has been busy with a plethora of judgments involving freezing orders being handed down over the summer months.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
It is very much to be welcomed.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In a recent decision, the Supreme Court held that claimants could not bring claims in unjust enrichment to recover compound interest on taxes paid under a mistake of law:
Brodies LLP
All too commonly courts hear cases in which the claimant alleges, through exaggeration or lies, that they suffered severe injuries as a result of a harmless accident.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Court of Appeal has today handed down its eagerly awaited decision in the ENRC appeal: The Director of the Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 2006.
Herbert Smith Freehills
A Disclosure Working Group (the working group), chaired by Lady Justice Gloster, was set up in 2016 to consider the rules governing disclosure of documents in English litigation.
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Vannin Capital
It is also an unfortunate truth that litigation is now an accepted part of modern business.
Clyde & Co
The boundaries of privilege in the regulatory process continue to raise practical issues for law firms.
4 New Square Chambers
In Stevensdrake v Stephen Hunt [2017] EWCA Civ 1173 (31 July 2017) the Court of Appeal considered the application of contractual principles to a Conditional Fee Agreement ("CFA")...
Clyde & Co
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) has recently issued its anticipated consultation (available here) on whether the standard of proof that it applies to disciplinary proceedings...
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Since the publication of our November 2017 issue, the following significant cross-border prosecutions, settlements and developments have occurred.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
Given the substantial financial penalties imposed by the UK's economic regulators it is surprising that, unlike competition law enforcement cases, very few regulatory enforcement cases have ever been the subject of contested proceedings.
Mayer Brown
In a keenly awaited judgment, the Court of Appeal has held that documents prepared during an internal investigation are protected by litigation privilege.
Clyde & Co
In the event of a collision, grounding or other major casualty, what are the key provisions that will impact upon the liability ...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
This is the first in a series of client alerts discussing the potential impact of Brexit on energy trading in the UK.
Brodies LLP
All too commonly courts hear cases in which the claimant alleges, through exaggeration or lies, that they suffered severe injuries as a result of a harmless accident.
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