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The science of cross-cultural small talk – Don't treat others as you want to be treated

Published on 11 May 2021. By Rebecca Baker , Trainee Solicitor

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Leaders and scholars of business ethics often espouse the benefits of the "golden rule" - treat others as you would want to be treated - but it could be a risky way to approach cross-cultural business relationships.

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Commercial Court cracks down on crypto-fraudsters (if it can find them)

Published on 18 February 2021. By Dan Wyatt, Partner and Christopher Whitehouse, Senior Associate and Rebecca Baker , Trainee Solicitor

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In the first initial coin offering 'ICO' fraud case before the Commercial Court, Ion Science Limited & Duncan Johns v Persons Unknown & Ors, the court granted permission to serve disclosure orders on two cryptocurrency exchanges through which the claimants' stolen bitcoin had been traced, granted a world-wide freezing order against persons unknown, and gave ground-breaking guidance on the lex situs of crypto-assets.

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Trainees take on 2021

Published on 02 February 2021. By Elizabeth Zang, Trainee Solicitor and Georgia Durham, Trainee Solicitor and Matt Davies, Trainee Solicitor and Nicole Clerk, Trainee Solicitor and Poppy St John, Trainee Solicitor and Rebecca Baker , Trainee Solicitor

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