Barclays Bank Plc v. (1) Ente Nazionale Di Previdenza Ed Assistenza (2) Dei Medici E Degli Odontoiatri

Barclays Bank Plc v. (1) Ente Nazionale Di Previdenza Ed Assistenza (2) Dei Medici E Degli Odontoiatri

December 21 2016

In a judgment handed down on 8th December 2016, the Court of Appeal unanimously upheld the judgment of Blair J at first instance dismissing the appellant’s application for a declaration under CPR Part 11 and giving summary judgment for the respondent. The Court of Appeal considered a number of important questions of EU law, including the correct interpretation of Article 27 of the Judgments Regulation...

Deutsche Bank AG v Sebastian Holdings and Alexander Vik

Deutsche Bank AG v Sebastian Holdings and Alexander Vik

December 20 2016

In the latest development in the long-running litigation between Deutsche Bank and billionaire businessman Alexander Vik’s vehicle, Sebastian Holdings Inc, Mr Justice Teare has ruled that, notwithstanding that Mr Vik is resident out of the jurisdiction, Deutsche Bank can apply to commit Mr Vik for breaches of a court order requiring him to provide information and documents about Sebastian Holdings’...

Appeal allowed in Autonomy case

Appeal allowed in Autonomy case

December 16 2016

Mr Justice Morris has today allowed an appeal by Autonomy Inc and Autonomy Systems Limited. The appeal concerned a letter of request issued by a US District Court in California under the Hague Convention 1970 requesting an examination of Mr Sushovan Hussain, Autonomy’s former CFO, in aid of proceedings in the District Court between the Autonomy parties and MicroTechnologies LLC. The Autonomy parties’...