How Will London's Specialty Court Affect U.S. Companies? Kobre & Kim Barristers Explore the Issue

November 9, 2015

Publication: Law360

English barristers Andrew Stafford QC, James Corbett QC, and Robin Rathmell, based in the firm’s London and Washington DC offices, discuss the impact on U.S. companies of the creation of the Financial List, the UK’s newest specialty court. The authors, members of Kobre & Kim’s English financial disputes team, discuss how parties involved in high-value financial and commercial litigation may benefit from this new specialized subdivision of the High Court. In addition they evaluate how, by leveraging the courts selection of the most specialized and best-suited judges for these particular types of matters, the Financial List creates a valuable strategic alternative to federal jury trials for U.S. companies involved in litigation in the UK.

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