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  • Medsted Associates Ltd v Canaccord Genuity Wealth (International) Ltd, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, July 20, 2017, [2017] WLR(D) 500,[2017] EWHC 1815 (Comm)

    1. This case arises out of Mr. Vasileios Valasakis' business of introducing wealthy Greek citizens (``the clients'') to an investment institution in return for a share of the commission and funding rebate payable by the clients to the institution on financial business transacted by the clients with the institution. Mr. Valasakis (through his BVI c...

    ... Valasakis' business of introducing wealthy Greek citizens (``the clients'') to an investment institution in return for a share of the commission and funding rebate payable by the clients to ... Mr. Valasakis (through his BVI company, Medsted Sometimes referred to as Medstet. I have used Medsted for consistency. , the Claimant) ...

  • Sharab v Al-Saud, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, April 30, 2009, [2009] EWCA Civ 353

    1. The claimant (``Mrs Sharab'') claims commission of US$10 million allegedly payable by the defendant (``the Prince'') for her services as agent in relation to the sale of an Airbus 340 aircraft by the Prince to Colonel Gaddafi, President of Libya (``the President''). She issued her claim form in November 2007 and on an ex parte application was g...

    ... is held on a long leasehold in the name of an offshore company. She also has a house in Jordan ``where I live when I am not ... to introduce clients to the Libyan Arab Foreign Investment Office (``LAFICO''). She describes several large transactions in ...: see the decision of the Court of Appeal in International Credit & Investment Company (Overseas) Ltd v Sheikh Kamal Adham ...

  • Ghana a golden place to do business.

    ...Head of Gold Fields international operations, John Munro, says the investment reflects the ance of Tarkwa and his company's good operational experience in Ghana over the past 10 years. ...

  • Lighting up Africa.

    ... a $150m syndicated loan to the Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited (KPLC) for the rehabilitation and expansion of Kenya's ...: President Paul Kagame discussed with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) investment opportunities in the ...

  • Anglo Financial SA & Anor v Goldberg, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, October 07, 2014, [2014] EWHC 3192 (Ch)

    1. On 11 August 2014, Asplin J made a freezing order against the Defendant, Mr Stephen Goldberg, in the amount of £1.6 million. As is often but not invariably the case, that application was heard without notice. From the note of the hearing, it is clear that the Judge regarded this as a borderline case on risk of dissipation of assets, in the lig...

    ...5. The First Claimant (``Anglo'') is a Panamanian company and the Second Claimant (``Fortis'') is a Delaware corporation. ... for his family's company that is engaged in property investments in the United Kingdom, Northern & Midland Holdings Ltd (``N&M''). ... on behalf of Anglo, which is well accustomed to international financial dealing and would readily appreciate the basis on which ...

  • Chancery (UK) LLP, R (on the application of) v The Financial Ombudsman Service Ltd & Anor, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, February 20, 2015, [2015] EWHC 407 (Admin)

    1. The Claimant, Chancery (UK) LLP, ``Chancery'', is a firm of chartered accountants. It challenges by way of judicial review the decision of the Financial Ombudsman Service Ltd, FOS, dated 23 January 2014 holding that it had jurisdiction to consider a complaint made against Chancery by Sir Ian Robinson, the Interested Party, through Rebus Investm...

    ... Sir Ian Robinson, the Interested Party, through Rebus Investment Solutions Ltd, Rebus, a claims management company. Chancery ... out, the quality of producers and the prospect of international sales as well as risk limitation measures. Non-production ...

  • Youssef A. Nasr: chairman of HSBC Bank Middle East talks to Pamela Ann Smith.

    ... last month will have huge implications for the international financial system, including banks in the Middle East, and for ...These, he notes, include the purchase of oil company shares in Spain; a majority holding in Germany's truck ... was attracting unprecedented levels of attention and investment from all over the world. It stands to reason that corporate ...

  • Lombard -Knight & Anor v Rainstorm Pictures Inc, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, March 27, 2014, [2014] EWCA Civ 356

    1. Sections 100-103 of the Arbitration Act 1996 give effect in the United Kingdom to the 1958 New York Convention on the Recognition of Foreign Arbitral Awards. That Convention was first given domestic effect by the Arbitration Act 1975. Section 102 of the 1996 Act provides:- ``(1) A party seeking the recognition or enforcement of a New York Conv...

    ...David Berkley QC (instructed by Richard Slade and Company) for the Appellants. David Chivers QC (instructed by Howard ... 2010, to which reference is made in the Order, were Investment Agreements concluded between Fortnom and Co SA as capital ... in the context of the New York Convention and the international dimension which is involved in enforcement of it. A court must be ...

  • Waterland Marketing Limited

    . (Company Number 05343975). Registered Office: 2 Axon, Commerce Road, ...Christina Anne Connor, Director. WKH INTERNATIONAL LIMITED. (Company Number 06903217). Registered Office: West shire Investment Centre, Maple View, White Moss Business Park, Skelmersdale, ...

  • AP-Fonden v Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV & Ors, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, October 16, 2013, [2013] EWHC 3127 (Comm)

    1. This is a claim arising out of a form of financial activity called securities lending. The claimant, Första AP-fonden (``AP'') is a Swedish pension fund, and brings these proceedings against the defendant, Bank of New York Mellon (``BNYM''), which managed its securities lending programme. It seeks to recover losses suffered in respect of a hol...

    ... income security, and Sigma was one of a kind of financial company called ``Structured Investment Vehicles'', or ``SIVs''. They ... of his principal's (Wollenberg v Casinos Austria International Holding GMBH [2011] EWHC 103 (Ch) at [208], Lewison J). 177. In ...

  • ABCI v Banque Franco Tunisienne & Ors, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, July 05, 2002, [2002] EWCA Civ 1117

    J U D G M E N T1. LORD JUSTICE RIX: This is a renewed application for permission to appeal by ABCI in three actions, the background facts of which are very complex. Which I will not seek to gloss or encapsulate the in this judgment as, in any event, we are minded to give permission to appeal on the outstanding matters in respect of which applicatio...

    ...ABCI. (formerly Arab Business Consortium International. Finance & Investment Company). Appellant/Claimant. - v -. BANQUE ...

  • Ladbrokes Betting & Gaming Ltd v Osstyn, Court of Appeal - Nominet UK Dispute Resolution Service, January 14, 2008, [2008] DRS 5260

    Nominet UK Dispute Resolution Service DRS 05260 Ladbrokes Betting & Gaming Ltd -v- Charles Osstyn Decision of Independent Expert a. Parties Complainant: Ladbrokes Betting & Gaming Ltd Address: Imperial House Imperial Drive Rayners Lane Harrow Middlesex Postcode: HA2 7JW Country: GB Respondent: Charles Osstyn Address: The registrant is a non-trading...

    ... industry and is the world's largest fixed-odds betting company. It operates a network of over 2,600 retail betting shops in the ...As a result of their extensive use of and investment in the names LADBROKES and LADBROKE the Complainant also owns ...Given the Ladbrokes Group's international reputation and the prominent position of the Complainant's ...

  • The mine-ownership debate.

    ... private sector does; and that it would scare away international investment. And the one name is "PetroSA". . PetroSA is a lised company, wholly owned by the South African government, and focused on ...

  • Khambay & Anor v Nijhar (t/a Gravitas Consulting), Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, February 06, 2015, [2015] EWHC 190 (QB)

    1. This dispute arises out of a property development which did not achieve what had been hoped for it. That much is common ground between the parties, although not much else is. On the contrary, this is a case in which there are a substantial number of hotly contested issues, not least whether the Defendant (``Mr Nijhar'') committed the tort of dec...

    ..., and the case of the Second Claimant (``Clubhire''), a company owned by Dr Khambay, that these representations were false, and ... inspected it and concluded that it represented a good investment opportunity. He was particularly attracted by the fact that the ...(3) The Site was a major bat corridor of international significance, which the development would not allow to continue. ...

  • LIC Telecommunications Sarl & Anor v VTB Capital PLC & Ors, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, February 07, 2018, [2018] EWHC 169 (Comm)

    1. This is my judgment on a trial of preliminary issues. The issues all concern aspects of Luxembourg law. The underlying case is about a disputed sale of shares in a company which is one of the main players in the Bulgarian telecommunications industry. The Parties 2. The Second Claimant (``Empreno'') is a BVI company. It is the indirect 100% own...

    ... - and -. (1) VTB CAPITAL PLC. (2) DELTA CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL AD. (3) MAZE SARL. (4) MILEN VELTCHEV. (5) VIVA TELECOM RG) SA. (6) SPAS RUSEV. (7) V TELECOM INVESTMENT SCA. (8) V2 INVESTMENT SARL. Defendants. - - - - - - - - - - - - ... underlying case is about a disputed sale of shares in a company which is one of the main players in the Bulgarian ...

  • Hill Samuel Finance (no.18) Limited

    . (Company Number 01648520). KINDFORD LIMITED. (Company Number 02603744). WERRELATE LIMITED. (Company Number 04726674). TARGET INVESTMENT HOLDINGS LIMITED. (Company Number 02086480). UDT INTERNATIONAL ...

  • Gold Reserve Inc v The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, February 02, 2016, [2016] EWHC 153 (Comm)

    1. This is an application by the Defendant, the Republic of Venezuela (``Venezuela''), to set aside an order of this court made ex parte on documents alone granting leave to the Claimant, Gold Reserve Inc. (``GRI''), to enforce an arbitration award in the same manner as a judgment of this court and giving judgment in the terms of the award. 2. The...

    ... pursuant to the Additional Facility Rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (``ICSID''). The ... (the Brisas Project) held indirectly by GRI, a Canadian company. . 5. On 18 April 1988 and 3 March 1998 the two concessions ...

  • Palmer Birch (A Partnership) v Lloyd & Anor, Court of Appeal - Technology and Construction Court, September 24, 2018, [2018] EWHC 2316 (TCC)

    1. The claimant, Palmer Birch (``PB''), is a partnership between Mr John Palmer and Mr Nelson Birch which carries on a construction business specialising in the refurbishment of large houses. PB's claims in these proceedings arise out of their entry in January 2012 into a JCT Standard Building Contract with Quantities (2011) (``the Contract'') wit...

    ... of contracting with an undercapitalised limited liability company, with no guarantees from the individuals associated with it, as ... party lender or made some progress in realising an investment he had made in Kenya. In October 2013, and therefore during the ... (Annex I, at [65] to [67)); Aerostar Maintenance International Ltd v Wilson [2010] EWHC 2032 (Ch), at [170]-[172]; Fiona Trust & ...

  • Dana Gas PJSC v Dana Gas Sukuk Ltd & Ors, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, November 17, 2017, [2017] EWHC 2928 (Comm)

    1. In his Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765-69) William Blackstone observed that ``when money is lent on a contract to receive not only the principal sum again, but also an increase by way of compensation for the use, ... [the increase] is called interest by those who think it lawful, and usury by those who do not.'' Book 2, ch 30, pp454-

    ...4. The claimant (``Dana Gas'') is a Public Joint Stock Company incorporated under the laws of the UAE. Its shares are listed on ...10. The certificates were issued to raise money for investment which was intended to be made in a manner compliant with Islamic ... . English private international law. 44. In general, questions about whether a contract is valid ...

  • Northsea Base Investment Ltd & Ors Re: The Insolvency Act 1986, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, January 26, 2015, [2015] EWHC 121 (Ch)

    1. This is an application on behalf of the administrators for each of the companies named in the heading of this judgment. The administrators were appointed on the 15 January 2015 in an out of court procedure. The application seeks a declaration relating to the centre of main interests (``COMI'') for each of the companies. The declaration is sou...

    ... The matter is urgent because the companies are operating vessels that are in international waters and it is likely that applications in other jurisdictions may be needed in the near future. The application is for a declaration in relation to each company that the COMI is England and Wales within the meaning of the EC Regulation on Insolvency ...

  • Investments by GCC Sovereign Wealth Funds in Western Financial Institutions: May-December, 2007.

    ...& Singapore UBS 10 9.0 Investment Corporation Istithmar Standard Chartered 1 2.7 Dubai International Capital HSBC 1 0.4 Dubai International Capital OchZiff Capital 1.1 9.9 Management Group (US) la Development The Carlyle Group (US) 1.35 7.5 Company Qatar Investment Authority London Stock Exchange * 24 Qatar Investment Authority OMX (Nordic Stock ...

  • Liberalising the banking sector.

    ...This will not only encourage domestic and private investment, but will also enable low-interest financing of small and medium ... banking, has created niche banks such as Zenith International Bank and Investment Banking & Trust Company during late 90s. They ...

  • Otkritie International Investment Management Ltd & Ors v Urumov (aka George Urumov) & Ors, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, March 14, 2014, [2014] EWHC 755 (Comm)

    1. On 10 February 2014 I delivered my Judgment in this case. On 14 March 2014 I had a further hearing dealing with various consequential matters arising from that Judgment. In the course of that hearing I indicated my decision on a large number of discrete points. This Judgment sets out my reasons for the main points which arose for decision. Repr...

    ...iv) US$ 550,000, the total sum recovered from Belux. . v) Approximately US$ 5m, the total sum recovered from Mr Gherzi and his company, Airdale, pursuant to the Deed of Agreement dated 12 September 2012. . vi) €300,000 remitted by Farrer & Co, representing payments received from Dalberg. . vii) £271,245 remitted by S C Andrew, ...

  • Cresta's big Namibian venture.

    ... with Pandu Ondangwa Properties, Namibia Worldwide Investment Holdings, the Development Fund of Namibia, the Commercial Bank of Namibia, the International Finance Corporation and the German Investment and Development ...

  • RJ & Anor v HB, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, October 26, 2018, [2018] EWHC 2833 (Comm)

    1. This claim concerns a final award dated 23 March 2017 (`the Final Award') in an ICC arbitration between the defendant (`HB'), who was the claimant in the arbitration, and the claimants (`RJ' and `L Ltd'), who were the respondents in the arbitration, as amended by an addendum dated 14 July 2017 (`Addendum 1') and an addendum to the addendum dated...

    ... QC, well known and highly regarded in the world of international commercial arbitration, who was jointly nominated by the parties ... of arrangements entered into between HB and RJ for an investment by RJ in the banking sector. Through separate corporate vehicles ... 2013, HB contracted to sell to L Ltd a 49.5% share in the company (`X Ltd') through which he owned Bank 1, for US$55m, and a 49.5% ...