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A series of thought leading podcasts ranging on topics and sectors by Herbert Smith Freehills. For more information please visit www.herbertsmithfreehills.com

    Banking Litigation Podcast EP24: Monthly Update - January/February 2021

    Banking Litigation Podcast EP24: Monthly Update - January/February 2021

    In our monthly update podcast, we look at key recent judgments likely to be of interest to financial institutions. This episode is hosted by John Corrie, a partner in our banking litigation team, who is joined by Ceri Morgan and special guest Harriet Tolkien.

    You can find links to our blog posts on the cases covered in this podcast below:

    • High Court considers First Tower judgment in the context of no-advice clauses and confirms UCTA does not apply https://hsfnotes.com/bankinglitigation/2020/12/09/high-court-considers-first-tower-judgment-in-the-context-of-no-advice-clauses-and-confirms-ucta-does-not-apply/

    • High Court confirms current scope of Quincecare duty is limited to protecting corporate customers and does not extend to individuals
    https://hsfnotes.com/bankinglitigation/2021/01/26/high-court-confirms-current-scope-of-quincecare-duty-is-limited-to-protecting-corporate-customers-and-does-not-extend-to-individuals/

    • High Court provides further insights on the risks of Quincecare claims against banks
    https://hsfnotes.com/bankinglitigation/2020/12/17/high-court-provides-further-insights-on-the-risks-of-quincecare-claims-against-banks/

    • Supreme Court judgment in the KBR v SFO appeal – limits to extraterritorial impact of the SFO’s document compulsion powers
    https://hsfnotes.com/fsrandcorpcrime/2021/02/17/supreme-court-judgment-in-the-kbr-v-sfo-appeal-limits-to-extraterritorial-impact-of-the-sfos-document-compulsion-powers/

    • Court of Appeal clarifies that cross-undertakings should rarely be required as a condition of security for costs https://hsfnotes.com/litigation/2021/01/27/court-of-appeal-clarifies-that-cross-undertakings-should-rarely-be-required-as-a-condition-of-security-for-costs/

    • Witness evidence reforms: final versions now published and will apply from 6 April https://hsfnotes.com/litigation/2021/02/02/witness-evidence-reforms-final-versions-now-published-and-will-apply-from-6-april/

    • Brexit: key practical implications for disputes and dispute resolution clauses https://hsfnotes.com/litigation/2021/01/26/brexit-key-practical-implications-for-disputes-and-dispute-resolution-clauses/

    Don't forget to subscribe to the banking litigation blog. https://hsfnotes.com/bankinglitigation/subscribe/

    • 20 min
    Japan Dispute Resolution Podcast: International arbitration - Outlook for 2021

    Japan Dispute Resolution Podcast: International arbitration - Outlook for 2021

    In this podcast, we reflect on the impact that Covid-19 has had on arbitration over the last year, and what we expect to change or stay the same in 2021, such as the use of new technologies, virtual hearings. We also consider various challenges posed by the pandemic, such as logistical challenges and the impact on the effectiveness of virtual hearings.

    Speakers: David Gilmore, James Allsop and Joel Halliday

    • 7 min
    Japan dispute resolution podcast: International arbitration updates from 2020

    Japan dispute resolution podcast: International arbitration updates from 2020

    In this podcast, we reflect on key international arbitration updates from 2020 including new signatories to the New York Convention, changes to the LCIA and ICC Rules, and some insights on the non-interventionist approach taken by the English Courts, which is particularly relevant for London seated arbitrations - and how this impacts businesses in Japan and beyond.

    Speakers: David Gilmore, Craig Shepherd, Yosuke Homma

    Resources

    LCIA Rules: https://hsfnotes.com/arbitration/2020/08/12/new-lcia-rules-in-force-on-1-october-2020-refreshing-the-lcias-approach/

    ICC Rules: https://hsfnotes.com/arbitration/2021/01/06/new-icc-rules-2021-and-new-icc-note-to-parties-and-arbitral-tribunals-come-into-force/

    Xstrata: https://hsfnotes.com/arbitration/2020/03/31/award-creditors-successfully-challenge-award-to-clarify-identity-of-a-party/

    ASA v TL: https://hsfnotes.com/arbitration/2020/09/30/english-high-court-characterises-unsuccessful-challenge-to-award-under-s68-as-seeking-to-attack-an-arbitrators-findings-of-fact-and-her-evaluation-of-the-evidence-under-guis/

    Alegrow: https://hsfnotes.com/arbitration/2020/07/29/english-high-court-grants-appeal-on-a-point-of-law-under-s69-arbitration-act-1996/

    • 12 min
    Commercial Litigation EP6: General update

    Commercial Litigation EP6: General update

    In this sixth episode of our series of commercial litigation update podcasts, we briefly outline the impact of Brexit on disputes and dispute resolution clauses, focusing on practical points for commercial parties. We also look at some developments on privilege and funding, as well as an update on witness evidence reform, and finally we consider the outlook for competition class actions, particularly in light of the Supreme Court decision in the Mastercard case shortly before Christmas. This episode is hosted by Anna Pertoldi, a partner in our litigation team, who is joined by Maura McIntosh, a professional support consultant, and Daniel Woods, a senior associate.

    Below you can find links to our blog posts on the developments and cases covered in this podcast .

    • Brexit: key practical implications for disputes and dispute resolution clauses https://hsfnotes.com/litigation/2021/01/26/brexit-key-practical-implications-for-disputes-and-dispute-resolution-clauses/
    • Disputes after the end of the Brexit transition period: where are we now? https://hsfnotes.com/litigation/2020/12/16/disputes-after-the-end-of-the-brexit-transition-period-where-are-we-now/
    • High Court concludes no waiver of privilege resulted from negative assertions relating to legal advice https://hsfnotes.com/litigation/2021/01/06/high-court-concludes-no-waiver-of-privilege-resulted-from-negative-assertions-relating-to-legal-advice/
    • Court of Appeal clarifies that cross-undertakings should rarely be required as a condition of security for costs https://hsfnotes.com/litigation/2021/01/27/court-of-appeal-clarifies-that-cross-undertakings-should-rarely-be-required-as-a-condition-of-security-for-costs/
    • Court of Appeal confirms regulations governing Damages-Based Agreements (DBAs) do not preclude terms providing for payment of time costs on termination, nor do they preclude hybrid arrangements https://hsfnotes.com/litigation/2021/01/19/court-of-appeal-confirms-regulations-governing-damages-based-agreements-dbas-do-not-preclude-terms-providing-for-payment-of-time-costs-on-termination-nor-do-they-preclude-hybrid-arrangements/
    • Witness evidence reforms: final versions now published and will apply from 6 April https://hsfnotes.com/litigation/2021/02/02/witness-evidence-reforms-final-versions-now-published-and-will-apply-from-6-april/
    • Supreme Court ruling in Merricks: some important clarifications but a number of unresolved issues https://hsfnotes.com/crt/2020/12/15/supreme-court-ruling-in-merricks-some-important-clarifications-but-a-number-of-unresolved-issues/
    • Supreme Court remits £14bn class action against Mastercard back to Competition Appeal Tribunal for reconsideration of certification https://hsfnotes.com/crt/2020/12/11/supreme-court-remits-14bn-class-action-against-mastercard-back-to-competition-appeal-tribunal-for-reconsideration-of-certification/

    • 22 min
    Public M&A EP9: A review of 2020 and look ahead to 2021

    Public M&A EP9: A review of 2020 and look ahead to 2021

    As we start a new year, Stephen Wilkinson and Antonia Kirkby look back at the activity and trends in public M&A last year, and look ahead to what may happen in 2021.

    They discuss:
    • activity levels and trends in 2020
    • regulatory developments, including the changes to the Takeover Code and the merger control regime as a result of Brexit and
    • what they expect to see in the year ahead, including the upcoming changes to the Takeover Code and the National Security and Investment Bill.

    • 8 min
    Insurance Disputes Podcast EP1: The Supreme Court COVID-19 test case – January 2021

    Insurance Disputes Podcast EP1: The Supreme Court COVID-19 test case – January 2021

    In this first edition of our insurance podcast, we look at the Supreme Court’s judgment in the FCA’s Covid-19 Business Interruption insurance test case (The Financial Conduct Authority v Arch and Others) which has been eagerly awaited by policyholders and the insurance market alike. This episode is hosted by Sarah Irons, a Professional Support Consultant in our insurance disputes team, who is joined by Paul Lewis, who led the Herbert Smith Freehills team who acted for the FCA in the test case.

    You can find the links to our blog posts which cover this case below:

    • Supreme Court hands down judgment in FCA’s Covid-19 Business Interruption Test Case https://hsfnotes.com/insurance/2021/01/15/supreme-court-hands-down-judgment-in-fcas-covid-19-business-interruption-test-case/

    • High Court judgment handed down in FCA’s Covid-19 Business Interruption Test Case https://hsfnotes.com/insurance/2020/09/15/judgment-handed-down-in-fcas-covid-19-business-interruption-insurance-test-case/

    Don't forget to subscribe to our insurance blog https://hsfnotes.com/insurance/subscribe/

    Speakers: Paul Lewis (Global Head of Insurance Disputes), Sarah Irons (Professional Support Consultant)

    • 30 min

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It is an excellent initiative from HSF to put online Podcasts about Brexit.

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