Dispute Resolution London Update July 2019

Our London disputes team is delighted to send you the latest edition of our Dispute Resolution bulletin featuring articles on topical dispute resolution issues, recent legal developments and an introduction as to why we are 'In Your Corner'. In addition we take a look at corporate compliance and the personal liability of directors in our Compliance & Investigations section.

We hope you will find this update helpful and interesting. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to discuss any of the issues raised in the articles or videos.


Arbitration - effective risk mitigation in cross-border deals

Garreth Wong and Rhiannon Price

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Compliance & Investigations

Corporate compliance under scrutiny with more regulation and increased international enforcement

Peter Knight, head of Bird & Bird's International Dispute Resolution Group, explains why companies need to pay close attention to increasingly complex regulatory requirements which can be enforced across country borders and result in directors being personally liable for non-compliance.

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Appeal by KBR Inc could threaten the extent of the SFO's international investigatory powers

Louise Lanzkron 

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Can foreign litigants be bound by English jurisdiction clauses contained in contracts to which they are not a party?

Sophie Eyre and Jacob Webster

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The Courts are approaching the new Disclosure Pilot Scheme with Pragmatism: A Review of Recent Case Law

Yvanna Miller

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Retail & Consumer

Does your customer returns policy adequately deal with the return of defective goods?

Victoria Hobbs and Laura Moorwood

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In Your Corner

In today's tough business climate, any dispute puts you under the spotlight – and the stakes can be high.

That's why our contentious teams take a commercial approach to guiding you through the challenges you face.

We fight your corner to get the best outcomes for your business - whether in the courtroom, during negotiations or at the outset of a contract.

To find out more click the arrow to discover how we are 'In Your Corner'. We have also set out below a curated selection of our 'In Your Corner' briefings.

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Could rolling out new technology leave you exposed under existing software licences?

Jeremy Sharman and Priyan Meewella  

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Is operational resilience as important to the financial services sector as financial resilience?

Jeremy Sharman and Rachel Glass 

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Rescission for misrepresentation: a lower hurdle for claimants in cases of fraud

Sophie Eyre and Alice Lindvall  

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Global regulation threatens to take a bite out of the FAANGs

Bryony Hurst

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