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Landmark Bitcoin judgment: Darragh Connell successful in judgment recognising Bitcoin as property under English law

21 / 1 / 2020

Darragh ConnellĀ successfully obtained an interim proprietary injunction in respect of a Bitcoin ransom payment in the case of AA v Persons Unknown who demanded Bitcoin on 10 and 11 October 2019 and others [2019] EWHC 3556 (Comm). The reporting restriction relating to the judgment was lifted at a further hearing on 17 January 2020. The […]

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Lloyd Maynard successfully defends claims arising under a Distribution Agreement

15 / 1 / 2020

Acting for Koch Media Ltd, an English subsidiary of a German-Austrian media enterprise, Lloyd Maynard successfully defended claims made by DVD producer Demand Media Ltd for cĀ£1m. The claims were for alleged breaches of an exclusive distribution agreement. Demand Media claimed that an exclusive distributor must be subject to an implied duty not to sell […]

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