Banking & Finance


James Ramsden QC secures cryptocurrency freezing orders


James Ramsden QC has secured a third freezing and disclosure order in relation to blockchain and cryptocurrency. He obtained the first UK freezing and disclosure order over cryptocurrency in September… Read more »

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Richard Spearman QC has successive wins in the Court of Appeal and the Queen’s Bench Division


Richard Spearman QC acted in the Court of Appeal for a commercial lender (“GMH”) in a claim to recover multi-million dollar loans which GMH had made to a company (“QHL”),… Read more »

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James Ramsden QC obtains first UK freezing order over Bitcoin


On 15 & 22 August James Ramsden QC obtained what is understood to be the first UK injunction restraining dealings in Bitcoin. Instructed by a Chinese property investor the claim… Read more »

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The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal applies the “open justice” principle to private international law claims


On 30th July 2018 the Court of Appeal of Grand Cayman gave judgment allowing an appeal by The International Banking Corporation granting it access as a non-party to court documents… Read more »

CategoryNews Author James Ramsden QC Date

Saima Hanif contributes to a FMLC paper on Brexit and the WTO Rules on financial services


Saima was part of a working group, led by the FMLC, which looked in detail at the impact of the WTO rules on financial services in the context of Brexit,… Read more »

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James Ramsden QC Appointed Lead UK Counsel in Moldovan Banks Scandal


James Ramsden QC has followed his instruction in the Malaysian 1MDB sovereign wealth fund fraud, with his appointment as lead UK counsel in the Moldovan Bank scandal, dubbed the “theft… Read more »

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James Ramsden QC appears before the Chief Justice of the Cayman Islands for the International Banking Corporation


On 6th-8th September 2017 James Ramsden QC appeared before the Chief Justice of the Cayman Islands in an application by The International Banking Corporation, supervised by the Bank of Bahrain,… Read more »

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Fake News and Financial Market Blues – Richard Spearman QC (Journal of International Banking and Finance Law)


In this article, published in the September 2017 edition of Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Richard Spearman QC considers possible solutions to the problem of fake news… Read more »

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