Monthly Archives: May 2019

Why GDPR isn’t last year’s news

Compliance with GDPR can be a headache for many in industry and practice. In this webinar for LexisNexis Partner Howard Ricklow and Cécile de Lagarde from our CB Comply team look specifically at the impact of GDPR on commercial property, …

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The National Minimum Wage

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is the minimum pay per hour that most workers under the age of 25 are entitled to by law. The National Living Wage (NLW) is the legally binding hourly rate for workers aged 25 and …

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LIBOR manipulation

We have been acting for a number of clients in major court proceedings against numerous banks that had engaged in LIBOR manipulation. We are currently seeking rescission of lending agreements to the total value of approximately £1.5 billion.

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Crypto currency account dispute

We acted for a client who entered into a trade on a crypto currency exchange, making a large windfall profit. The dispute is with the exchange following its freezing of the account alleging that the crypto currency wallet had been …

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Bank covenants and sanctions

We are currently acting for a group of companies owned by a Russian individual who is subject to US sanctions, in their negotiations with 8 international banks alleging breach of covenant as a result of the imposition of the sanctions …

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Claims for mis-selling of complex FX derivatives

In one of numerous cases relating to the sale of forex derivatives, we are currently advising a national retail group on a claim against four banks arising from complex FX options, involving allegations of mis-selling by the banks and claims …

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US depositions

We are representing a bank plaintiff in a USD 1 billion claim in the US regarding the obligations of former employees to give depositions in England to the opponent’s lawyers and representing the employees in the deposition taking.

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Day trading platform dispute

We are acting for a brokerage in a financial dispute with a trader claiming £10 million profit on allegedly unauthorised trades.  We have been advising our clients on the strategy in French proceedings and whether the profit could be returned …

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Frankfurt Stock Exchange dispute

We are acting for a London based trader at a US hedge fund with USD30 billion in assets under management in successfully disputing sanctions imposed on him by the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (with FCA consequences) over the use by his …

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Anglo-Italian jurisdiction dispute

We are currently acting for a major Italian utilities company in a dispute with a major bank over interest rate swaps and associated financial transactions involving complex jurisdiction issues concerning proceedings brought in the English and Italian courts and competing …

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