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The global financial crisis of 2007-2008 triggered a large number of disputes. Inadequacies in the machinery of international dispute resolution became apparent and a number of remedial steps have since been taken.
In England, we can be very proud of the continuing steps taken by the English judiciary (particularly by the Chairman of this seminar). These actions include the establishment of the Financial List at the Rolls Building and the founding of the Standing International Forum of Commercial Courts (SIFoCC) which has a strong international membership at senior judiciary level and works to achieve comity amongst commercial jurisdictions.
The international machinery for dispute resolution may be stress tested again soon. If the prediction in The Economist at the end of last year proves to be correct: “Economic trouble ahead …Red lights are flashing – not everywhere and not all at once, but enough to signal economic trouble in 2019.”
Amongst the issues to be discussed:
• Choice of law, jurisdiction and enforcement in the frontier markets
• Derivatives case law in 2018 and issues that might be litigated 2019
• Selecting the right expert. Become a recognized expert
The Hon Mr. Justice Robin Knowles CBE
Chris Allen-General Counsel, Standard Chartered Bank Singapore, formerly Global Head of Regulatory Policy for the Barclays Bank Group
Simon Firth-Partner, Linklaters LLP; author Firth on Derivatives Law and Practice, Sweet & Maxwell (loose-leaf Feb 2003- ) Member of the Financial Markets Law Committee
Jeffrey Golden-Joint Head of Chambers, 3 Hare Court, Chairman of The P.R.I.M.E Finance Foundation in The Hague and a member of the Foundation’s panel of Recognized international Market Experts in Finance.
6.00pm - 8.00pm
This event will be accredited for 2 CPD points