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Archive: June 2023

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Part 36: How should “90/10” split liability offers be treated under the rules?

June 29, 2023

Considering the decision in Mundy v TUI UK Ltd [2023] EWHC 385 (Ch).

Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill: Reform of the identification doctrine

June 26, 2023

Our investigations and white collar crime team have produced an article discussing the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill which proposes radical reforms to corporate criminal liability for the first time in more than 50 years.

UK investigations and financial crime: Horizon Scanning

June 23, 2023

Reflecting on our previous post on predictions for 2023 in UK investigations and financial crime and looking ahead to the second half of the year.

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal provides important analysis on the Quincecare duty

June 21, 2023

Posted in Fraud
Discussing the implications of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal judgment in PT Asuransi Tugu Pratama Indonesia TBK v Citibank N.A. [2023] HKCFA 3 on the Quincecare duty.

Claim to privilege: What if you find an opponent’s confidential document?

June 14, 2023

Discussing the decision in Taylor & Ors v Evans [2023] EWHC 935 (QB) and considering the principles that will apply where privileged material belonging to one party to litigation has come into the possession of their opponent.

Proprietary injunction against a crypto-exchange? Not so fast…

June 08, 2023

Discussing the first reported decision in which freezing injunctions relating to misappropriation of crypto-assets initially granted on a without notice basis have been discharged by the High Court on their return date.

Part 36: Offer to settle did not cover claims in draft amended pleadings

June 06, 2023

Consideration of the Court of Appeal judgment in Warburton v The Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset [2023] EWCA Civ 209.

Court makes ruling on climate related derivative claim against energy major's directors

June 01, 2023

Norton Rose Fulbright’s disputes team have written a briefing note on the High Court’s decision refusing permission to allow ClientEarth to bring a derivative claim on behalf of Shell plc (Shell) against its directors.