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Update on Lehman Brothers insolvency proceedings in the US, UK and Japan

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • Japan, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 7 2008

On September 20, 2008, the Bankruptcy Court approved the sale of certain assets of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. ("LBHI") and Lehman Brothers Inc. ("LBI"), including those related to its Canadian Capital Markets and Investment Banking businesses, to Barclays Capital, Inc. ("Barclays"

Financial crisis: litigation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 15 2008

It is inevitable that in such a dramatic and fast-changing economic landscape, commercial counterparties are urgently considering whether and how they can protect their rights by litigation

US court considers Pensions Regulator's powers

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 6 2008

The US Court has approved a bankruptcy settlement under which a US-listed parent company is liable for the buy-out deficits in its UK subsidiary's pension schemes

Exclusive jurisdiction agreement consent order

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 31 2007

In General Motors Corporation v (1) Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc (2) Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Group Plc Lawtel 2.10.07 the applicant insurers applied for an anti-suit injunction to restrain the respondent Delaware corporation from pursuing proceedings in Delaware

British insurer seeks to confirm arbitration award against former Tyco CEO

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 14 2007

Recently, Corporate Officers & Directors of Assurance Ltd. (“CODA”), a U.K. insurer that issued a directors and officers policy to Tyco International Ltd., petitioned a New York state court to confirm an arbitration award directing Tyco’s former CEO, L. Dennis Kozlowski, to pay CODA about $2 million

Can US non-competes restrain an employee in England?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 11 2007

Not necessarily

Bermuda Form: the Court of Appeal upholds an anti-suit injunction to prevent a challenge to an English arbitration award in the US

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 26 2007

In C v D 2007 EWCA Civ 1282, D insured C under a Bermuda Form policy that provided for London arbitration and was governed by New York Law

Criminal convictions loom for price fixing oil executives

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 6 2008

Following their US conviction, three oil executives have returned to the UK to face the first British criminal investigation into price fixing

Appeals Court rules against the IRS and affirms refund for National Westminster Bank PLC

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 15 2008

On January 15, 2008, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a decision of the Court of Federal Claims that National Westminster Bank PLC (“NatWest”) was entitled to a refund of $65.7 million with interest for 1981-87

Reinsurance arbitration predominates

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 21 2008

From time to time, we are asked about the prevalence of arbitration over litigation as a forum for resolving reinsurance disputes