In the second hearing in the case of Boston Trust Company Ltd v Szerelmey Ltd & Ors, the judge gave the claimants conditional permission to bring multiple derivative proceedings dependent upon them entered as shareholders on the company members’ register by rectification proceedings or otherwise.
Sarah McKeown and Mark Baumohl have been appointed as Deputy District Judges on the South Eastern circuit.
Timothy Carlisle has recently been successful with the other defendants in stalling the claimants who brought a multiple derivative claim. Anyone contemplating such a claim should be aware that where the minority shareholding is by way of a parent company, the claimants must have legal ownership in the shares as recorded in the company’s Register of Members.
If you would like to adjourn a trial on medical grounds, Morgan & Another v Egan helpfully summarises the key authorities and approach to such an application
Grace Cheng sat as an arbitrator at the inaugural online hearing of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.
All lawyers using the Civil Courts in England & Wales ought to be aware of changes to the Civil Procedure Rules that take effect next week. In particular, amendments to CPR 22 revise the form of Statements of Truth.
The Coronavirus Bill currently going through the UK parliament has provisions relating to business tenancies in England and Wales to protect against forfeiture etc.
Professor Bill Bowring’s expert evidence on the Russian legal system was preferred by the court in the case of MB & Services Limited and Tatiana Golovina and United Company Rusal Plc. Bill who advises on Russian law…
Hashim Reza successfully defended a claim based on judgments in favour of Strategic Technologies Pte Ltd against the Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
The Ministry of National Defence had applied on various grounds to set aside an English-registered judgment arising out of non-compliance with a contract for military equipment. Its application also requested that enforcement proceedings against it to be stayed. That application raised many issues, some of which involved questions of law on which there had not been any previous English authority.