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By James Ford, Jason Hungerford, Susan Rosser, Tom Wild
What is meant by the words "a mandatory provision of law"? The English High Court recently considered this question in Lamesa Investments Ltd v Cynergy Bank Ltd [2019] EWHC 1877 (Comm).
By Daniel Hart, Kwadwo Sarkodie, Thomas Ajose
In AIC Limited v The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria [2019] EWHC 2212, the English High Court adjourned an application made by AIC Limited ("AIC"), ...
By Rachel Speight
Bylined article by Rachel Speight on resource nationalism.
By Benjamin Beck, Dr. Ulrich Worm
On 1 October 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled on a number of questions which, inter alia, relate to the validity of consent to cookies...
By Daniel Hart, James Whitaker, Sam Prentki
The Judgment in Gulf International Bank BSC v Sheik Badr Fahad Ibrahim Aldwood [2019] EWHC 1666 (QB) concerned a claim brought in the English Courts by a Bahrain bank ...
By Clare Shears, Miriam Bruce
As you may be aware, since February 2017, all Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal judgments have been published on an online register on the website.
By Susan Rosser, Chris Roberts, Thomas Ajose
In a helpful precedent for banks, concerns that an authorised payment institution's customer sub-accounts were vulnerable to being used for fraud and money laundering has been held to constitute "exceptional circumstances" ...
By Sam Eastwood, Alistair Graham, Jason Hungerford, James Ford, Audrey L. Harris, Matthew J. Alexander, Nicolette Kost De Sèvres, Joydeep Sengupta, Edna Hurtado
On 6 August 2019, the UK's SFO released its Corporate Co-operation Guidance, joining the US Department of Justice and French Parquet National Financier and Agence Française Anticorruption in issuing new 2019 corporate enforcement guidance.
By Ian Coles, Rachel Speight
Welcome to the latest edition of Mayer Brown's Global Mining Update which focuses on some of the key legal issues and developments that have been affecting the mining sector over recent months.
By Jessica Walker, Devi Shah, Alexandra Wood, Michael Fiddy, Amy Jacks
The High Court gave its ruling yesterday in the case of Discover (Northampton) Limited and others v Debenhams Retail Limited and others [2019] EWHC 2441 (Ch),...
By Mayer Brown
Richard looks at the implications for pension scheme trustees of Equitable Life's proposal to convert its with-profits policies into unit-linked policies, and then to transfer them to Utmost Life and Pensions.
By Mayer Brown
With the introduction of automatic enrolment, increasing longevity, and employees focusing on the full benefit package offered by an employer, rather than just salary,
By Catherina Yurchyshyn, James Whitaker
The recent High Court decision in Zedra Trust Company (Jersey) Ltd and anor v The Hut Group Ltd anor v The Hut Group Ltd [2019] EWHC 2191 (Comm) is a useful reminder of the benefits of explicit
By Charles-Albert Helleputte, Guido Zeppenfeld, Mark Prinsley, Oliver Yaros, Régine Goury, Dr. Ulrich Worm
On 4 September 2019, the High Court in England and Wales rejected a judicial review claim brought by Edward Bridges.
By Daniel Hart
There has been much speculation about the risk of Brexit affecting London's position as a dispute resolution capital of the world including, in particular, if the UK and EU/EFTA States were unable to agree terms, ...
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