G4S obtains striking out of 90% of shareholder action on procedural grounds

March 10 2021

On 10 March 2021, following a 4 day hearing, Mr Justice Mann handed down judgment striking out claimants representing around £92 million of claims, in an action for £102 million brought against G4S plc. The claim is brought under section 90A of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, in relation to statements made in G4S plc’s annual reports. The large majority of these claimants...

Times Law Awards 2021

March 05 2021

The six winners of the annual Times Law Awards Essay Competition were announced this week at a virtual presentation by The Rt Hon Robert Buckland QC MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Grabiner QC.  Click here to view.  

UK's new system of trade remedies

March 03 2021

Thomas Sharpe QC and Ben Lewy have written a note about the UK’s new system of trade remedies. It explores (i) the statutory framework and (ii) how UK trade remedy policy might differ in practice from the EU’s. Please see a link to the full article here.

One Essex Court sponsors C5 Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Geneva virtual conference

March 02 2021

One Essex Court is pleased to continue its sponsorship of C5’s annual Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Geneva conference, which this year takes place virtually from 23-25 March and features Stephen Auld QC and Anthony de Garr Robinson QC. Stephen will be moderating the “Multi-Jurisdictional Fraud Enforcement Trends, Priorities and Cross-Agency Coordination Post-Brexit”...