Post on 24 Aug 2015
In Ecobank v Tanoh, the English Commercial Court confirmed that it has the power to grant anti-enforcement injunctions, but refused the claimant's application due to unnecessary delay.  Background Mr Tanoh was an employee at Ecobank. The terms of his employment contract specified that disputes...
Commercial
International
Arbitration
Michelmores joins CBI
Post on 21 Aug 2015
Michelmores LLP has become a member of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the UK's principal business lobbying organisation. The CBI represents organisations across all sectors, giving them a voice at a national and international level − to ensure business interests are kept at the heart...
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Post on 31 Jul 2015
In China the Supreme People's Court has given a binding ruling on how lower courts are to decide jurisdiction issues arising out of the CIETAC split. Back in August 2012, the former Shanghai and Shenzhen sub-commissions split from CIETAC to form their own bodies, giving rise to uncertainty as to...
Commercial
International
Arbitration
Hong Kong firms allowed LSE membership
Post on 25 Jun 2015
On 15 June 2015, the LSE Group announced that the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has given regulatory approval for Hong Kong firms to become members of the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The move facilitates greater opportunities for investors in Europe’s capital markets by...
Corporate law
International
YangTze Law - Chinese solicitors london
Post on 1 Jun 2015
Michelmores LLP has announced the launch of YangTze Law − the UK's first wholly Chinese-owned law firm. YangTze Law has been set up as an Alternative Business Structure, following approval from the Solicitors Regulation Authority, to serve the needs of a new generation of mainland Chinese...
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Post on 6 May 2015
Pursuant to Section 24(1)(a) of the Arbitration Act 1996 (the 'Act'), a party to arbitral proceedings may apply to the English High Court to remove an arbitrator on the grounds that circumstances exist that give rise to 'justifiable doubts as to the arbitrator's impartiality'. In Sierra Fishing...
International
Commercial
Post on 27 Mar 2015
The UK Government has set a course to market and grow London as an international dispute resolution centre, building on its prominence as a financial centre.  However, increasingly it is having to compete with the likes of New York, Singapore and Hong Kong as hubs of legal expertise.  Over the last...
International
Commercial
Michelmores, Law, Solicitor, Lawyer, Emerging Markets
Post on 3 Nov 2014
Michelmores has advised the Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd (Finnfund) on its $10m investment into Proteak, a sustainable forestry operation based in Mexico that manufactures teak products such as building materials and cutting boards. Finnfund is a development finance institution owned...
International
Post on 30 Apr 2014
Michelmores LLP is launching a series of Russian International Trade Workshops to offer free advice to businesses interested in trading in Russia. The first workshop, being held on 13 May, has attracted renowned speakers who, between them, have over 40 years' experience in operating in Russia:  ...
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