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Outer Temple Team Act in High Value LCIA Virtual Arbitration

John McKendrick QC, Nicholas Johnson QC and Alex Haines were instructed on behalf of the Respondent in an international commercial dispute worth over £115 million. Between January and April 2020, John McKendrick QC, Nicholas Johnson QC and Alex Haines were instructed on behalf of the Respondent in an international commercial dispute worth over £115 million. The dispute was between two parties in a former Soviet Republic, involving high value commodities. The arbitration took place under LCIA Rules and John and Alex represented the respondent at the hearing, which took place virtually. One witness was cross-examined from his overseas location and the legal representatives and Tribunal all participated remotely. The team successfully reduced the respondent’s liability to less than 50% of what…

News, International 26 May, 2020

Alex Haines talks on US Sanctions and EU Blocking Statute

Business Crime and Regulation specialist, Alex Haines, gives a webinar to 150 members of the finance and business industries on US sanctions and the EU Blocking Statute. On 19 March 2020, Alex Haines, member of Outer Temple Chambers’ Business Crime and Regulation Team, gave a webinar to a 150 participants from an array of different industry (including HSBC, Allianz, Nasdaq and Michelin) on US sanctions and the EU Blocking Statute. The Blocking Statute The webinar, titled ‘The Blocking Statute: Deciphering its Provisions, How to Handle the US/EU Conflict, and Actions to Date’ , was organised by the Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists (“ACSS”). It covered: The history and aims of the Blocking Statute The four mechanisms of the Blocking Statute Temporal…

News 24 Mar, 2020

Teresa Rosen Peacocke; significant ruling for international commercial arbitrations

The Court of Appeal has delivered a significant ruling on evidence in international commercial arbitrations. Teresa Rosen Peacocke was successful in seeking support of the English court in a case based in New York.   Teresa Rosen Peacocke, with Richard Lissack QC and Leonora Sagan of Fountain Court Chambers, succeeded in the Court of Appeal in A v C [2020] EWCA Civ 409. They acted for the successful Appellants in this appeal with legal significance to the arbitration community. Counsel were instructed by Ronald Minkoff of Frankfurt Kurnit Klein and Selz PC in New York and Sinead O’Callaghan and Sam Roberts of Cooke Young and Keidan  in London. Teresa Peacocke acted for the Appellants at first instance. In this judgment, the…

News, International 22 Mar, 2020

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