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Partner, Anthony Lee, has participated in Redscan’s Ethical Hacking Roundtable 2020

One of our partners, Anthony Lee, has recently participated in Redscan’s Ethical Hacking Roundtable 2020 to discuss what constitutes “ethical” hacking, the benefits to businesses and society, the boundaries between legal and illegal activity and other hot topics. You can download Redscan’s “Ethical Hacking in 2020” paper and play the highlights and interviews with a number of the panellists via: […]

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 […]

Rosenblatt appoints Lord Hogan-Howe as an adviser to its White Collar Fraud & Financial Crime division

Pioneering law firm, Rosenblatt Limited (“Rosenblatt”) today announces the appointment of Lord Bernard Hogan-Howe as an adviser to the Firm’s new White Collar Fraud & Financial Crime division. Read more here: Rosenblatt appoints Lord Hogan-Howe as an advisor

Settlement of Project Blue Sky

RBG Holdings plc, the professional services group, is pleased to announce the pre-trial settlement of Project Blue Sky, one of its internally funded litigation cases. Read more here: Project Blue Sky

New UK guidance issued on Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts

The Legal Statement on Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts was launched yesterday by Sir Geoffrey Vos, the Chancellor of the High Court and Chair of the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce, a team of industry experts and leading figures from government and the judiciary. The Legal Statement provides some important clarification, and also how the flexibility of English and Welsh common law system […]

RBG Holdings CEO Nicola Foulston named as Legal Futures Innovation Conference Speaker

RBG Holdings CEO Nicola Foulston has been named as a speaker at the renowned Legal Futures Innovation Conference in November, where she will present on the topic “Who Owns the Law?”. With more than 1,000 alternative business structures in existence, there are now many ownership models for legal businesses to adopt. Nicola will give unique insight into how RBG Holdings, […]

Rosenblatt Appoints Two New Partners

Rosenblatt Limited (“Rosenblatt”), one of the UK’s leading law firms, is pleased to announce that it has appointed two new partners as part of the continued expansion of the business. Anthony Lee joins Rosenblatt as Head of Commercial and IP and Charles Wang has been named Rosenblatt’s Head of China as part of its expanding international team. Anthony Lee has […]

Tom Spiller Receives OBE for Public and Political Services

Tom Spiller Receives OBE for Public and Political Services Tom Spiller, a Senior Associate at Rosenblatt, has been named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire(OBE) by Her Majesty the Queen for his public and political service as President of the National Conservative Convention. Tom, 34, joined Rosenblatt’s litigation team in 2014 and is the second lawyer at […]

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 […]