Commercial litigation podcast series – Episode 22: General update

In this 22nd episode of our series of commercial litigation update podcasts, we look at some recent developments relating to enforcement of judgments, litigation funding and class actions as well as an important Court of Appeal decision on ADR that came out in late November, and a couple of interesting recent decisions on exclusion clauses … Read more

English court orders crypto exchange to transfer assets into England and Wales to facilitate enforcement of judgment

The English High Court has ordered a cryptocurrency exchange (Huobi) to transfer into the jurisdiction a defendant’s cryptocurrency held outside the jurisdiction to facilitate the claimant’s efforts to enforce its judgment against those assets. Under the court’s order, the cryptocurrency is first to be converted into fiat currency and then transferred to the Court Funds … Read more

Commercial litigation podcast series – Episode 17: General update

In this 17th episode of our series of commercial litigation update podcasts, we consider recent cases on waiver of privilege, developments relating to disclosure, judgments and enforcement, and two recent Court of Appeal decisions on limitation and settlement respectively. This episode is hosted by Anna Pertoldi, a partner in our litigation team, who is joined … Read more

UK government consults on joining Hague Judgments Convention 2019

The UK government yesterday launched a consultation seeking views on its plan for the UK to become a contracting state to the Hague Convention of 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters (Hague 2019). The EU and Ukraine recently became the first states to accede to or ratify … Read more