Jenner & Block

Complex Commercial Disputes

  • Obtaining and successfully defending judgment in the sum of US$152 million on behalf of the Joint Liquidators of Singularis Holdings Limited in High Court and Court of Appeal proceedings alleging negligent disbursement of funds by a broker.
  • Advising in the defence of a regulatory action and a £4 billion group litigation claim against a global financial institution and certain of its former directors.
  • Advising a Middle Eastern financial institution in connection with its exposures to a large private equity fund, which has entered insolvency proceedings.
  • Defending a major investment bank from claims brought in the Icelandic Courts by the winding up board of an Icelandic bank relating to English law governed credit default swaps.
  • Advising on contract and tort claims against a number of entities relating to latent defects in renewable energy infrastructure assets.
  • Acting for a luxury beverage company in a cross-border contractual dispute.
  • Advising a JV partner on disputes arising out of the development of a UK biomass power plant.
  • Advising major defence companies on contracts with the UK Ministry of Defence.

International Arbitration

  • Achieving an award of more than $100 million for a Russian oil major in Swiss Chambers of Commerce international arbitration proceedings arising from an M&A transaction.
  • Acting in UNCITRAL arbitration proceedings against an Eastern European state under a bilateral investment treaty. The claim, valued at more than €300 million, relates to the expropriation of our client’s investments.
  • Acting against a UK state entity in ad hoc proceedings concerning privatisation of rail infrastructure.
  • Representing an owner / operator in a multi-billion dollar ICC arbitration concerning the design and construction of a nuclear power plant.
  • Acting for a claimant in ICC arbitration proceedings in London, regarding a contractual dispute concerning gas fields in Colombia.
  • Acting for a Caribbean state entity in ICC arbitration proceedings in London regarding a dispute with an industrial contractor.

Investigations, Compliance and Defence

  • Conducting an investigation and reporting pursuant to an appointment by the UK financial regulator in connection with the failure of a large investment fund.
  • Advising a global automation company on investigations conducted by the SFO.
  • Advising a newspaper group in connection with investigation into bribing public officials and phone hacking.
  • Advising former senior executives of global financial institutions in relation to investigations by the US and UK criminal and regulatory authorities into allegations of benchmark manipulation.    
  • Conducting an investigation for a defence company in response to a whistle blowing complaint.
  • Advising the former chairman of FTSE 100 company under investigation by SFO and FCA for accounting irregularities.
  • Advising a global company in the energy sector on potential action by Multi-Lateral Development Banks and the SFO.
  • Advising a telecoms company on the trade and financial sanctions implications of establishing a joint venture in Iran.
  • Advising various private equity funds and companies on acquisitions and divestments and the associated bribery, money laundering and sanctions risks.
  • Advising a leading international law firm on investigations conducted by the SFO, and on issues involving OFAC and the DOJ.
  • Representing a Netherlands-regulated offshore bank accused of money laundering and other regulatory / banking offences.

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

  • Advising a major media company on GDPR compliance matters.
  • Investigating allegations of misuse of personal data in relation to a major global technology company.
  • Advising numerous companies in relation to GDPR compliance and cybersecurity matters.

Intellectual Property

  • Representing a manufacturer of polyurethane foam in patent infringement actions before the Intellectual Property Office and High Court.
  • Representing a shower pump manufacturer in patent, registered design and design right disputes.



 

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