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Banking and Financial Litigation Markets Update - Spring 2023

Topic: Banking and Financial Markets Litigation 06.03.2023 Read more
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Disputes Yearbook 2021: Financial disputes

Topic: Banking and Financial Markets Litigation 05.05.2021 Read more
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Supreme Court confirms no knowing receipt claim where equitable interest is destroyed: Byers v Saudi National Bank

Topic: Commercial Disputes 17.04.2024 Read more
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Merchants Beat Venice: Court of Appeal finds that local authority of Venice did have capacity to enter into Interest Rate Swaps

Topic: Banking and Financial Markets Litigation 19.03.2024 Read more
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Coming to a bank near you? How "investment AI" could transform financial mis-selling claims

Topic: Commercial Disputes 09.11.2023 Read more
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Fraud not "some kind of open sesame" in Privy Council appeal to set aside judgment

Topic: Commercial Disputes 05.09.2023 Read more
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Caught out by APP fraud? Here's the 101 of what can be done

Topic: Commercial Disputes 11.08.2023 Read more
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Binance successfully challenges interim proprietary injunction over deposited cryptoassets

Topic: Commercial Disputes

Published by Dan Wyatt, Partner and more.

In Piroozzadeh v Persons Unknown and Others [2023] EWHC 1024 (Ch), the cryptocurrency exchange Binance successfully applied to discharge an interim proprietary injunction obtained by a claimant whose misappropriated cryptoassets had been deposited at the exchange. This is the first recorded case of an exchange successfully having discharged such an injunction.

24.05.2023 Read more
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High Court favours English jurisdiction in bribery claim brought by Kuwaiti pension fund

Topic: Commercial Disputes 28.02.2023 Read more
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Court of Appeal finds that Bitcoin's developers may owe fiduciary duties to bitcoin owners

Topic: Banking and Financial Markets Litigation

Published by Dan Wyatt, Partner and more.

In a highly anticipated judgment, the Court of Appeal has handed down its decision in Tulip Trading Limited v van der Laan and others [2023] EWCA Civ 83, allowing the claimant's appeal. The court found that the developers looking after Bitcoin arguably owed fiduciary duties in tort to an owner of bitcoin, and whether such a duty did arise in the specific proceedings would depend on the facts established at trial.

08.02.2023 Read more