Adtech is the technology of advertising and refers to all
technologies, software and services used for delivering,
controlling and targeting online ads. This market sits at the
convergence of the technology, media and telecoms sectors. Rapid
growth is driving activity at startup level and larger...
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With the volume of European bond and note issuances continuing
to climb, a focus is returning to the issues that arise in
restructuring such debt. A significant body of English case law
developed following the economic downturn in the early 2000s and
again following 2008, which is directly relevant in this context.
There have been recent legal developments both within and outside
the high yield debt arena, including in the increasingly complex
area of cross-border insolvency.
What happens if you are a law firm acting for party A in an
arbitration and, as a result of actions undertaken by you in that
capacity, party B to the arbitration brings an action against you
in the High Court? Was party B entitled to do so? Do
the proceedings themselves constitute a breach of the principle of
confidentiality? Can you submit a defence without yourself
breaching arbitral confidentiality? These questions have
recently been addressed in the High Court decision in Sarah
Lynette Webb v Lewis Silkin LLP  EWHC 687 (Ch).