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UK Supreme Court Allows Nigerian Environmental Damage Claims to Proceed Against UK Parent Company

United Kingdom - March 15 2021 The UK Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated judgment in Okpabi and others v Royal Dutch Shell Plc and another [2021] UKSC 3 on 12 February…

Alice O'Donovan, Simon Hems.

Budget Launches Task Force to Uncover Exploitation of the UK Government’s COVID-19 Financial Rescue Schemes

United Kingdom - March 3 2021 In today’s budget, UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a £100 million taskforce to scrutinise claims made under business support schemes designed to…

Alice O'Donovan, Francesca Titus, Rend Alani.

With fraud against UK businesses at epidemic levels, businesses need to know how to protect themselves

European Union, United Kingdom - February 5 2021 Fraud has reached epidemic levels in the UK and should be seen as a national security issue, says think tank the Royal United Services Institute…

Alice O'Donovan, Francesca Titus.

UK Ruling a “Significant Step” Toward Certainty for COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

United Kingdom - September 21 2020 On 15 September 2020, the High Court handed down judgment in The Financial Conduct Authority v Arch and Others, which determined issues of principle…

Alice O'Donovan, Hardeep S. Nahal, Harry Poland, Simon Hems, William J. Boddy.

Replacement of LIBOR: Is Litigation Inevitable in the Derivatives Market?

United Kingdom - March 9 2020 With the announcement by the Financial Conduct Authority that the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) may cease to exist, the financial markets are…

Alvino S. van Schalkwyk, Hardeep S. Nahal, Harry Poland, Jennifer J. Kafcas.