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Digital Dispute Resolution Rules - a new way of resolving tech disputes?

United Kingdom - May 27 2021 On 22 April 2021 the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce, chaired by Sir Geoffrey Vos, Master of the Rolls, published new Arbitration Rules, the Digital…

Alistair Cooper, Imogen Jones, Annabel Walker

Overseas Production Orders - UK law enforcement agencies have new powers to compel disclosure of electronic data stored abroad (well, not quite yet)

United Kingdom - May 22 2019 On 12 February 2019, the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 came into force. Its aim is to assist law enforcement agencies speed up the…

Bank Mellat v HM Treasury: disclosure in English civil proceedings overrides Iranian Sharia law on privacy

Iran, United Kingdom - May 1 2019 A slew of recent cases has illustrated the English court’s approach to evidence sought in the context of multi-jurisdictional proceedings and…

Julian Bubb Humfryes

Private prosecution for Conspiracy to Defraud results in conviction and 8 year sentence: the case for Private Prosecutions

United Kingdom - June 28 2018 On 11 June 2018, Paul Sultana was sentenced to 8 years' imprisonment and disqualified from acting as a director for seven years following a…

Annabel Walker

Banking and Finance Disputes Update June 2018

United Kingdom - June 28 2018 The two recent High Court decisions in Carney & others v NM Rothschild & Sons and Parmar and another v Barclays Bank plc will be welcomed by…