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BVI Commercial Court discharges US$3 billion freezing orders

Mr Justice Jack (sitting as a Judge of the BVI Commercial Court) today ruled that three freezing orders granted in Renova Industries Limited and others v Emmerson International Corporation and others should be discharged.

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Fraud, corruption and sanctions in international commercial arbitration

This seminar will focus on the difficult issues which arise when serious allegations of fraud and corruption are made in the context of international commercial arbitrations, as well as the relevance of sanctions to arbitration practitioners.

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Judgment for the CATS parties in North Sea gas pipeline dispute in Commercial Court

On 14 May 2019, Mr Justice Butcher handed down judgment. The CATS Parties succeeded on the vast majority of issues, including the principal issue of construction to determine the concept of “CATS Capacity” (which broadly set TGTL’s proportionate share of the overall costs pool).

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“‘Top set’ Brick Court Chambers has ‘a well-deserved reputation for all-round quality’ in commercial litigation work”

The Legal 500 2019: Set Overviews

Government acted unlawfully in licensing arms exports to Saudi Arabia

The Court of Appeal (Sir Terence Etherton MR, Irwin and Singh LJJ) today held that the Secretary of State for International Trade had acted unlawfully in not suspending extant licences, and continuing to grant further licences, for the export of arms and military equipment to Saudi Arabia for possible use in the conflict in Yemen.

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Chambers & Partners 2018: Leading Sets

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