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High Court confirms cryptocurrency is property, grants proprietary injunction and protective orders. By Danielle Carr, Partner, Rosenblatt

Danielle Carr, Partner in Dispute Resolution, explores a significant recent decision concerning cryptocurrency and cyberattacks (AA v Persons Unknown). In granting an interim proprietary injunction further to a cyberattack and payment of ransom in Bitcoin, the High Court embraced the UK Jurisdictional Task Force (UKJT) Legal Statement on Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts and, importantly, confirmed that cryptoassets are property. The […]

To freeze or not to freeze – cryptocurrency as property? By Danielle Carr, Partner, Rosenblatt

Danielle Carr, Partner in Dispute Resolution, explores a recent decision in which the High Court granted freezing orders over cryptocurrency (Vorotyntseva v Money-4 Ltd). In granting freezing orders to prevent the disposal of Bitcoin and Ethereum, Mr Justice Birss: i) found a real risk of dissipation where responsive evidence appeared to have been altered or simply failed to prove the […]

Hearsay notices: Expert evidence through the back door? By Danielle Carr, Partner, Rosenblatt Limited

Danielle Carr, Partner in Dispute Resolution, explores a recent decision in which expert evidence was adduced using a novel approach (Illumina, Inc & Anor v TDL Genetics Limited & Ors). In the case, the court held that an expert’s report in earlier proceedings could be relied on in later proceedings under a hearsay notice, without requiring the permission of the […]

Danielle Carr joins Rosenblatt as Partner in Dispute Resolution

Rosenblatt Limited (“Rosenblatt”), the professional legal services company, is pleased to announce that it has expanded its leading Dispute Resolution team with the appointment of a new Partner, Danielle Carr. Danielle brings considerable expertise in dealing with complex, often cross-border disputes, involving issues such as insolvency, fraud, IP, professional negligence claims, regulation, shareholder disputes, and group litigation. She has worked […]

Dispute Resolution Partner Simon Walton will speak at iLaw2019

The iLaw conference is the ILS’s annual flagship event. The conference is designed to maximise information sharing of best practices and cutting-edge issues in the field of international law and dispute resolution. http://internationallawsection.org/event/ilaw2019/

Seizing aircraft to enforce money judgments By Joseph McCormick, Partner, Rosenblatt Limited

Seizing Aircraft to Enforce Money Judgments There have been a number of high profile cases recently which serve to highlight the value of aircraft as a means of enforcing money judgments. Even if a private jet is heavily mortgaged the inconvenience of having it grounded or the loss of revenue to a company deriving income from an aircraft can be […]

Joseph McCormick joins Rosenblatt as Partner in Dispute Resolution

Leading City law firm, Rosenblatt Limited, today announces that Joseph McCormick has joined the firm as a Partner in its Dispute Resolution practice. Previously with international law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, based in its London office, Joseph has significant experience handling complex commercial disputes.

When Termination becomes terminal

A recent judgment has brought into sharp focus the importance of giving careful consideration to the reason given for terminating a contract at the time of such termination. The case, Phones 4U…

Liquidated damages: how much is too much?

When two parties enter into a commercial contract, they do so with the best intentions. After all, neither party wants to spend time, energy and money involved in a dispute over the performance of…

Rosenblatt is compiling a list of potential claimants for an action against Tesco plc

Rosenblatt is compiling a list of potential claimants for an action against Tesco plc (“Tesco”) as a result of its market abuse between 2013-2015. During that time, executives at Tesco intentionally manipulated its trading profits and made misleading statements to the stock market that omitted material information, resulting in potential losses for investors who had relied on that information when […]