Suremime Ltd v Barclays: claims against banks for Interest Rate Hedging Product Review failures

Posted on 27 October 2015 by Charles Enderby Smith

The Bristol Mercantile Court on 30 July 2015 produced a judgment with potentially far reaching effect for those businesses caught up in the mis-sale of Interest Rate Hedging Products (“IRHPs”) and the FCA instigated Review (“the Review”) into the same.


Counterfeiting: how to tackle the online threat

Posted on 21 October 2015 by Carter-Ruck

Stevie Loughrey and Claire Woolf examine the weapons available for brands to tackle counterfeiting online.

This article was first published in the Intellectual Property Magazine.


Banking Litigation: a changing Landscape?

Posted on 20 October 2015 by Charles Enderby Smith

Stevie Loughrey and Charles Enderby Smith examine the potential changes in the legal landscape which may make it easier for companies to bring claims against banks in relation to mis-sold products and investments. 


PAG v RBS: LIBOR manipulation claims

Posted on 20 October 2015 by Charles Enderby Smith

PAG v RBS: Claimant friendly decisions in relation to disclosure applications in a claim involving LIBOR manipulation

The judgments should assist claimants seeking to establish actionable wrongdoing resulting from LIBOR manipulation. In particular, a defendant bank will not necessarily be able to hide behind confidential agreements with regulators to avoid disclosure of LIBOR related material in claims brought against it. Neither will the risk of prosecution in foreign courts, for disclosing documents that a foreign court had ordered to be kept confidential, necessarily provide the banks with a shield. 


Victory for US golf manufacturer SuperStroke in counterfeiting claim

Posted on 19 October 2015 by Carter-Ruck

Carter-Ruck has secured victory for US golf manufacturer, SuperStroke, in its trademark and passing off claim against an English golf retailer.


The TTIP: The largest trade deal in history

Posted on 08 October 2015 by Miranda Rushton

Miranda Rushton, Senior Associate in the International team, and Jennifer Harvey, paralegal, have published an article in the Solicitors Journal on opportunities for the review of awards in investor-state arbitration.


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