Commercial Litigation Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on business disputes in the U.K. and Europe. Coverage includes developments in commercial cases in U.K. and European courts, as well as policy issues and court rulings that affect litigation procedures, including class actions, litigation funding arrangements and case management.
A London judge on Friday ordered the disclosure of fees paid to the chief of a Kazakh paper company in a successful $300 million fraud lawsuit, saying the terms may be relevant to a financing dispute that has erupted in the wake of the judgment.
Construction giant Balfour Beatty has sued some of the world's biggest truck makers in London seeking damages over a cartel that led to €2.93 billion ($3.23 billion) in price-fixing fines from the European Commission.
Covington & Burling LLP has snagged a partner from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP who brings with him experience working at the U.K.’s antitrust authority to join its competition group in London.
The past week in London has seen Hilton lodge competition claims against Visa and Mastercard, a hedge fund slap a family-run investment company with a trademark case, and two oil explorers working in Africa square off in court. Here, Law360 looks at those and other new claims in the U.K.
A judge on Friday ordered the owners of a cargo ship seized with allegedly forged documents to give Libya Insurance information related to mortgages on the ship and discussions with lenders, but rejected the insurer’s calls for wider disclosure in the $41 million suit.