Opening innovation or opening up to risk? The potential liability framework for Open Finance

Originally published in Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law. Rebecca Keating has written an article on Open Finance summarising some of the key points in the Financial Conduct Authority’s recent Call for Input regarding Open Finance. Certain risks associated with Open Finance are highlighted and possible issues surrounding assigning legal liability inOpen Finance […]

2nd February 2021

TechLaw Chat – Episode 2

Episode 2 of Matthew Lavy and Iain Munro‘s recently published podcast series, TechLaw Chat is now available. This episode, titled “Give me my Bitcoin back!”, addresses the legal remedies that are available when Bitcoin are misappropriated, and some of the practical challenges of enforcement. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or online via TechLaw.chat.

21st October 2020

Jonathan Lewis and Matthew Lavy to be appointed as King’s Counsel

His Majesty The King, on the advice of the Lord Chancellor following consideration by the independent King’s Counsel Selection Panel, has announced the results of the King’s Counsel appointments today. 4 Pump Court are delighted to announce that Jonathan Lewis and Matthew Lavy will be appointed as King’s Counsel in 2023. Jonathan specialises principally in construction […]

23rd December 2022

4 Pump Court are gold sponsors of the Society of Computers and Law Annual Conference 2020

We are delighted to be sponsoring the SCL Annual Conference again this year, albeit under different circumstances to usual. This year’s conference will be held virtually across two days on 7th and 8th October. The schedule for the conference runs as follows: Tech for Tech Lawyers – understanding the technology behind Software Development & Technology […]

Matthew Thorne successful in Tulip Trading Limited v Bitcoin Association for BSV and others [2022] EWHC 2 (Ch)

In a judgment of interest to the wider cryptocurrency community, the Court has ordered the claimant to provide security for costs in respect of its claim against software developers seeking more than USD $4.5 billion of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Matthew Thorne, instructed by O’Melveny & Myers, represented the successful defendants. The claimant is a […]

19th January 2022

AI: Changing Rules for a Changed World

In an article for the Society of Computers and Law (SCL), Terence Bergin KC and Quentin Tannock use the rise and expected further development of FinTech to explore some of the legal issues that might arise from AI. Read the full piece on the SCL website.

15th May 2018

Opening innovation or opening up to risk? The potential liability framework for Open Finance

Originally published in Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law. Rebecca Keating has written an article on Open Finance summarising some of the key points in the Financial Conduct Authority’s recent Call for Input regarding Open Finance. Certain risks associated with Open Finance are highlighted and possible issues surrounding assigning legal liability inOpen Finance […]

2nd February 2021

Virtual Fraud Conference 2021

The Fraud Conference 2021 will bring together world-class speakers including policy makers, insolvency experts, fraud specialists (including cryptocurrency fraud) and renowned academics, who will deliver unique insights into hot topics related to global financial crime including tackling rogue companies, cryptocurrency fraud and digital forensics. Matthew Lavy will be speaking at a panel session called “Secret […]

Reasons to Issue a Claim Form in UK–EU/EFTA Disputes in 2020, while the Going is Good

With the Brexit transition period set to end on 31 December 2020, this article looks at the implications for jurisdiction and the recognition & enforcement of judgments in cross-border litigation involving parties split between the UK and EU/EFTA member states, with a particular focus on litigation before the courts of England and Wales. It concludes […]

4th November 2020

TechLaw Chat – Episode 2

Episode 2 of Matthew Lavy and Iain Munro‘s recently published podcast series, TechLaw Chat is now available. This episode, titled “Give me my Bitcoin back!”, addresses the legal remedies that are available when Bitcoin are misappropriated, and some of the practical challenges of enforcement. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or online via TechLaw.chat.

21st October 2020

4 Pump Court are gold sponsors of the Society of Computers and Law Annual Conference 2020

We are delighted to be sponsoring the SCL Annual Conference again this year, albeit under different circumstances to usual. This year’s conference will be held virtually across two days on 7th and 8th October. The schedule for the conference runs as follows: Tech for Tech Lawyers – understanding the technology behind Software Development & Technology […]

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