Tag: legal update 2021

Stanford Worldwide Financial institution Ltd (in liquidation) v HSBC Financial institution PLC (Expedited) [2022] UKSC 34 – UKSC WeblogStanford Worldwide Financial institution Ltd (in liquidation) v HSBC Financial institution PLC (Expedited) [2022] UKSC 34 – UKSC Weblog

On attraction from: [2021] EWCA Civ 535

The Appellant (“SIB”) is an organization integrated in Antigua and Barbuda that went into liquidation in 2009. Most of SIB’s enterprise was promoting funding merchandise to worldwide clients. Nonetheless, throughout 2003 to 2009, SIB was being run as a big Ponzi scheme. Buyer withdrawals and funds when funding merchandise supposedly matured had been being comprised of capital invested by different clients reasonably than funding proceeds. In 2008, many shoppers requested withdrawals from SIB fearing that it might turn out to be bancrupt.

SIB had 4 financial institution accounts with the Respondent (“HSBC”). These

This Week in the Supreme Court – w/c 17th July 2023 – UKSCBlogThis Week in the Supreme Court – w/c 17th July 2023 – UKSCBlog

Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.

On Wednesday 19th July the Court will hand-down judgment in Jones v Birmingham City Council and another [2023] UKSC 27. The Court will determine whether Part 4 of the Policing and Crime Act 2009 is incompatible with Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights. The hand-down will begin at 9:45am in Courtroom 1.

From Wednesday 19th July – Thursday 20th July the Court will hear the case of Commissioners for His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs v Fisher and anotheron appeal from

Michigan Supreme Court Upholds UCC Statute of Frauds Rule Requiring Quantity Terms To Be In WritingMichigan Supreme Court Upholds UCC Statute of Frauds Rule Requiring Quantity Terms To Be In Writing

The Michigan Supreme Court issued an Opinion on July 11, 2023 in MSSC, Inc. v. Airboss Flexible Products Co., reversing a Court of Appeals opinion holding that blanket purchase orders were enforceable under the UCC Statute of Frauds.

In short, the Michigan Supreme Court upheld the longstanding Statute of Frauds rule that contracts must contain a written quantity of terms to be binding, including its conclusions that:

  1. The parties’ blanket purchase order, terms and conditions, and other writings lacked a written quantity term.
  2. The term, “blanket,” does not constitute a quantity term within the meaning of the Statute of Frauds,

Philipp (Respondent) v Barclays Bank UK PLC (Appellant) [2023] UKSC 25 – UKSC BlogPhilipp (Respondent) v Barclays Bank UK PLC (Appellant) [2023] UKSC 25 – UKSC Blog

On appeal from: Mrs Philipp: [2022] EWCA Civ 318

In 2018 Mrs Fiona Philipp and her husband, Dr Robin Philipp, fell victim to a fraud. They were deceived by criminals into instructing Barclays Bank (the Bank) to transfer £700,000 in two payments from Mrs Philipp’s current account with the Bank to bank accounts in the United Arab Emirates. The instructions were carried out and the money was lost.

In these proceedings Mrs. Philipp claims that the Bank is responsible for this loss. She contends that the Bank owed her a duty under its contract with her or under common

OceanGate Letter Convinced Company to Let Employee Go on Titan: DocsOceanGate Letter Convinced Company to Let Employee Go on Titan: Docs

  • The company that owns the rights to the Titanic is lobbing new allegations against OceanGate.
  • RMS Titanic Inc. said it let Paul-Henri Nargeolet use the sub because of now-disputed safety claims.
  • Legal counsel to OceanGate rejected that characterization in comments to Insider.

The world’s preeminent authority on the Titanic shipwreck was permitted to join the ill-fated Titan dive on OceanGate’s false promises of top-tier safety, a new legal filing alleges.

Paul-Henri Nargeolet, a 77-year-old French submersible

Hampton County preps for influx of media, visitorsHampton County preps for influx of media, visitors

Unless a South Carolina circuit court judge grants a recent motion to change venue, small, rural Hampton County is about to play host to the next internationally followed, highly publicized trial in the Alex Murdaugh legal saga, and all of the logistical and financial challenges that will come with it.

The Beach family wrongful death suit is currently scheduled to begin Aug. 14 in Hampton County Court of Common Pleas and is expected to last at least two weeks, with Judge Daniel D. Hall presiding. It is a civil case four years in the making that helped expose the Murdaugh

This Week in the Supreme Court – w/c 10th July 2023 – UKSCBlogThis Week in the Supreme Court – w/c 10th July 2023 – UKSCBlog

Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.

On Wednesday 12th July the Court will hand-down two judgments:

  • Philipp v Barclays Bank UK PLC [2023] UKSC 25. The Court will determine three questions, (1) Does the Quincecare duty have any application in a case where the relevant payment instruction was not issued to the bank by an agent of the bank’s customer? (2) If not, should either (i) the Quincecare duty be extended so as to include the obligations contended for by Mrs Philipp in relation to authorized push payment fraud, or (ii) the

ILPC Annual Lecture 2023 – Information Law & Policy CentreILPC Annual Lecture 2023 – Information Law & Policy Centre

The ILPC is honored to announce that Robert Spanoformer President of the European Court of Human Rights, will deliver the ILPC Annual Lecture 2023.

Mr Spano is a Partner in the London office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Oxford and a tenured Professor of Law, University of Iceland. Mr Spano is an Honorary Bencher of the Middle Temple and has published extensively in the areas of international dispute resolution, public international law, digital rights, and human rights law. During his time at the Strasbourg Court, he took