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Commercial Litigation Round-Up – August 2023

August 28, 2023

A helpful round-up of important recent cases, procedural developments and hot topics for businesses to help busy in-house counsel keep up to date, particularly those who are involved in managing disputes.

Many litigation funding agreements found to be unenforceable by UK Supreme Court

August 02, 2023

The impact of PACCAR Inc & Ors, R (on the application of) v Competition Appeal Tribunal & Ors [2023] UKSC 28 will be felt by all UK litigators and may mean speculative high-value claims may not be so attractive to funders.

Data class actions: An alternative basis for an opt-out representative action failed

July 14, 2023

Discussing the challenges in bringing a group action for breaches of data privacy requirements highlighted in Prismall v Google UK Ltd & Anor [2023] EWHC 1169 (KB).

Judicial review reform and climate change/ESG actions: Risks to your business?

July 03, 2023

Considering some of the changes introduced by the Judicial Review and Courts Act 2022, what they may mean for climate change related judicial review proceedings and how the courts have dealt with recent judicial review proceedings in this area.

Tulip Trading litigation: Do bitcoin developers owe a fiduciary duty to users?

May 30, 2023

Discussing the latest decision in the Tulip Trading v van der Laan litigation.

International arbitration and the future of energy disputes

May 25, 2023

The latest version of our International Arbitration Report produced by the global International Arbitration team has just been released.

Expansion of ‘same interest’ requirement for representative claims

April 28, 2023

The first high-profile assessment of the ‘same interest’ test for representative actions under the Civil Procedure Rules since the Supreme Court’s ruling in Lloyd v Google [2021] UKSC 50.

Court of Appeal allows Brazilian environmental group litigation to proceed

March 24, 2023

Guidance on when a claim may be struck out as an abuse of process under the Court’s general case management powers in CPR 3.4(2)(b) and, importantly, signals that the English courts are willing to hear multi-jurisdictional ESG group actions.

2023 Annual Litigation Trends Survey findings

February 08, 2023

Norton Rose Fulbright recently released its 18th Annual Litigation Trends Survey, polling more than 430 US- and Canada-based corporate counsel working in financial services, energy, healthcare, technology and other industries.

Banking Litigation Trends

February 01, 2023

Our Banking Litigation Trends publication summarising the trends we saw in 2022, and the key risks we anticipate banks and financial institutions may face in 2023.