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Under investigation? Are your communications privileged?
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2015

The judgment of Mr Justice Birss in Property Alliance Group Limited v The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, handed down on 8 June 2015, provides important

Privilege in regulatory investigations - protecting documents recording negotiations with a regulator
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 30 2015

In a judgment that will be of interest to Irish practitioners, the English High Court has confirmed that a right comparable to "without prejudice"

Carlyle v RBS: examining the legal effect of a promise
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2015

On March 11 2015 the Supreme Court delivered its judgment in Carlyle v Royal Bank of Scotland .(1) This was the first appeal decision to acknowledge

Bank ordered to disclose privileged documents in LIBOR-related civil proceedings
  • Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

The English High Court has determined that if a firm, in subsequent civil proceedings, puts in issue the basis of published findings against it by

The credit crunch revisited: developments in the international courts
  • Kingsley Napley
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 22 2015

In the aftermath of the credit crunch, many commentators speculated as to whether any banks or credit agencies could be held responsible for the

NRAM plc v Paul Morgan Evans and Susannah Jane Evans 2015 EWHC 1543 (Ch)
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 19 2015

This Chancery decision is a useful reminder to lenders of the ability to apply to Court for rectification of the Register in cases of mistake

US confidentiality agreements in English courts, part II
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 19 2015

Mr Justice Birss's last judgment in Property Alliance v RBS, a pending LIBOR lawsuit in England, rejected RBS's bid to keep communications with US

High Court considers Plevin judgment in case raising unfair debtor creditor relationship defence
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 18 2015

In Barclays Bank plc v L. Londell McMillan 2015 EWHC 1596 (Comm) the High Court considered whether an unfair debtor creditor relationship existed

Mercuria v Citi High Court rules on Qingdao warehouse financing case
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 18 2015

It is now 12 months since news broke of wide-scale fraud operations linked to the financing of Metals in Qingdao, China. The authorities in Qingdao

Supreme Court publishes annual report and accounts for 2014-15
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 18 2015

The Supreme Court has published its annual report and accounts, covering the period from 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015. It provides information on