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Inside Disputes
Issue 4

Funding under a freezer; putting Defendants in the chiller

In the latest instalment of the JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov litigation, the Supreme Court considered the construction of a freezing order.

Light at the end of the tunnel?

In June 2012, a number of clearing banks in Britain agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") (then known as the Financial Services Authority) to undertake a review into the sales of certain Interest Rate Hedging Products ("IRHPs") to customers that were classified as "non-sophisticated".

Doping in Sports

In December 2014 the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) set up an independent commission to investigate allegations of widespread doping in Russia.

Arbitral institutions: what will it cost me?

In the high pressure environment of commercial negotiations, the dispute resolution clauses in a draft agreement are often overlooked, at least until late on in the process.