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English Court throws out claim against former King of Spain

Inês Santos

March 26, 2024

Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn v Juan Carlos I [2023] EWHC 2478 (KB) Summary The former King of Spain, His Majesty Juan Carlos Alfonso Victor María de Borbón y Borbón, succeeded in his recent application to bring to an end the claim against him in the English Courts brought by Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn. The claim included £126 million in…


English High Court refuses recognition and enforcement of Californian arbitral award by cryptocurrency exchange Kraken

Jason Rose

July 21, 2023

England is often seen as an arbitration-friendly jurisdiction. London is a popular choice as the arbitration seat and English courts rarely refuse recognition and enforcement. The most recent statistics show how reluctant English courts are to interfere in the arbitral process, with challenges under ss. 67, 68, and 69 of the Arbitration Act 1996 particularly…


Velitor at the London Blockchain Conference – 31 May -2 June 2023

Dania Al-Bayati

May 24, 2023

We are pleased to announce that Velitor Law will be attending the London Blockchain Conference as an Exhibitor Partner for the second year in a row. After the successful Conference held in Dubai in 2023, Velitor Law will be back to share our expertise in the areas of regulation and compliance in the blockchain sphere….