High Court finds UK sanctions do not preclude entry of judgments in favour of Russian sanctioned parties

The High Court has considered the impact of the UK sanctions against Russia on various aspects of litigation involving a sanctioned party: PJSC National Bank Trust v Mints [2023] EWHC 118 (Comm). The judgment raises important questions of law with wide implications for litigation involving sanctioned entities. The court’s key finding was that the UK sanctions do … Read more

High Court considers enforcement of security by way of appropriation under the Financial Collateral Arrangements (No 2) Regulations 2003 (FCARs)

The High Court has dismissed a claim made by a borrower that a lender’s appropriation of certain shares secured by a charge, upon default in a loan arrangement, was invalid and that the valuation of the appropriated shares was commercially unreasonable: ABT Auto Investments Ltd v Aapico Investment PTE Ltd & Ors [2022] EWHC 2839 … Read more