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Unanswered Question on Apparent Bias
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2018

The law on apparent bias has received particular attention recently. In Almazeedi v Penner and Halliburton v Chubb the Privy Council and Court of


Is the Fiona Trust “one-stop” presumption under attack?
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2018

Two recent cases raise this question. First up is Michael Wilson & Partners v John Emmott 2018 EWCA Civ 51, the latest instalment in the long


Trade Finance Banks Beware: You are Subject to Arbitral Jurisdiction under Bills of Lading You No Longer Hold
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2018

Trade finance banks facilitate international trade by providing short-term, “self-liquidating” finance to their trader customers. Being able to hold


When is - or might - a sub-sale be relevant to the assessment of damages for breach of a contract of sale?
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2018

A seller enters into a sale contract with a buyer for the sale and purchase of generic goods. The buyer in turn enters (or has already entered) into


Striking out Arbitration Claims for Want of Prosecution
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2018

Dera Commercial Estate v Derya Inc 2018 EWHC 1673 (Comm) is the first opportunity the English Courts have had to examine, in any depth, the


Jurisdiction in Cross-Border Fraudulent Transfers of Assets under the Brussels I (Recast) Regulation
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • European Union
  • July 3 2018

Creditors are often face a situation where their debtors try to make themselves judgment proof by transferring their assets to third parties. As a


Fraud and Asset Tracing - Third Party Disclosure Order Obtained from HMRC in the Commercial Court
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2018

What happens when an alleged fraudster pays tax on moneys which the claimant alleges are trust moneys belonging to the claimant? Can the claimant


When “no” is not an option: exercising contractual consents
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • June 19 2018

Crowther & Crowther v Arbuthnot Latham & Co Limited a2018 EWHC 504 (Comm) is the latest case to consider a "consent not to be unreasonably


Hague Rules Time Limit Applies to Misdelivery Claims
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • June 15 2018

In a judgment given on 15 June 2018, David Foxton QC (sitting as a Deputy Judge of the High Court) held that the time bar created by Article III


Arbitral Appeals under s.69No Second Bites?
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2018

The English statutory regime for appeals against arbitration awards on questions of law under s.69 of the Arbitration Act 1996, as is well known