One Essex Court congratulates Daniel Toledano QC on his appointment as a Deputy High Court Judge. The appointment is for a single fixed four-year term and Daniel is appointed along with 20 other new deputy judges following an open competition run by the Judicial Appointments Commission. Further information can be viewed at https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/announcements/section-94-deputy-high-court-judges/...
Midtown Acquisitions LP v Essar Global Fund Ltd  EWHC 519 (Comm) In a judgment handed down on 17 March 2017, the Commercial Court rejected a jurisdiction challenge to a claim to enforce a New York judgment at common law, and granted the Claimant summary judgment on its claim. The New York judgment was entered on the basis of an affidavit of confession under New York law in connection with a debt...
On 17 May 2017, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the Lehman “Waterfall I” proceedings, following a 4-day appeal heard in October 2016. These proceedings raise a series of novel and important issues of insolvency law against the background of the administrations of entities within the Lehman group of companies. Lehman Brothers International (Europe) ('LBIE') entered administration...
In a judgment handed down on 25 April 2017, Mr Justice Knowles dismissed Mr Sevilleja’s challenge to the jurisdiction of the English Court. In 2013, Marex obtained judgment against Creative Finance Limited and Cosmorex Limited (together the “Companies”), the principal foreign exchange trading vehicles used by Mr Sevilleja [judgment here]. Marex alleges that between the draft judgment...
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