Past Events & Handouts
Search Orders-from 3 perspectives
A presentation from Jane Colston, a Partner at Brown Rudnick LLP; Phil Beckett, a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Global Forensic and Dispute Services practice in London; and Dipti Hunter, Regulatory and Commercial Disputes Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Speakers: Jane Colston, Phil Beckett, Dipti Hunter.
The F Word and Mediation
A presentation from Andrew Hildebrand, mediator, on how fraud, breach of duty and injunction claims can be mediated. Andrew shared his top tips for achieving a successful outcome on such thorny cases where issues to be resolved include insurance coverage and risk of criminal, regulatory or committal proceedings.
Speaker: Andrew Hildebrand
A Seminar by Red Lion Chambers & TV Edwards LLP. Presentations by Antony Shaw QC (“Common Law offences and markets”); Allison Clare (“Internal Investigations – Subsequent Use During Criminal Proceedings”); Gillian Jones (“Practical Difficulties in Prosecuting and Defending in Trader Fraud Cases”); and Max Baines (“Differences in approach between the SFO & the FCA”).
Speakers: Antony Shaw QC (LIBOR 2 (Defence)); Allison Clare (R v Adoboli); Gillian Jones (LIBOR 2 (Prosecution)); and Max Baines (R v Mustafa & Ors, the FCA’s Largest Insider Trading Prosecution)
A presentation by lawyers from Carey Olsen providing an update on recent developments in the offshore world on issues relevant to commercial fraud: (i) Offshore freezing and disclosure orders; (ii) Recognition of foreign receivership appointments; (iii) Forum issues in offshore company disputes.
Speakers:Nicolas Journeaux, Karen Le Cras, Richard Holden and Richard Brown of Carey Olsen.
A presentation on the emerging threat of cybercrime and the regulatory response to it.
Speakers: Ben Johnson and Sam Millar of DLA Piper LLP.
Description: A presentation on the following topics:
Speakers: Kate McMahon of Edmonds Marshall McMahon.
Claims against banks in the context of fraud after Jeremy D Stone Consultants Ltd & Anr v. National Westminster Bank Plc & Or
Description: Richard’s and Nicholas’ talk on claims against banks in the context of fraud will include discussion of the following case in which they were involved on opposing sides: Jeremy D Consultants Ltd & Anr v National Westminster Bank Plc & Ors  EWHC 208 (Ch), a case involving the victims of a very substantial Ponzi scheme, claiming against the defendants in dishonest assistance, conspiracy, deceit and unjust enrichment. The case concluded in a 4-week trial.
Speakers: Richard Mott of One Essex Court and Nicholas Medcroft of Wilberforce Chambers.
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Description: A re-examination of the ex turpi causa principle following the Supreme Court’s decision in Jetivia SA and Anor v Bilta (UK) Limited and Ors.
Speaker: Christopher Parker QC
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Description: (i) changes to the Brussels Regulation (due to take effect in mid January); (ii) Norwich Pharmacal orders in support of overseas proceedings; and (iii) fortification of cross undertakings in damages.
Speakers: Peter de Verneuil Smith, Jonathan David.
Speakers: Charles Samek QC, Rebecca Stubbs QC and Edmund King.
Supreme Court case of FHR European Ventures v Mankarious, relating to the remedy arising from the giving of bribes.
Speakers: Talk given by Matthew Collings and Richard Morgan, and moderated by Mona Vaswani and Robert Hunter.
Description:Current trends in use of contempt proceedings,covering the following topics: (i)Penalties being imposed by the High Court, (ii)Is it worth it? (iii)The risks of using contempt proceedings
Speakers: Paul Lowestein QC and Jane Colston, Brown Rudnick.