News: May 2019


Liability for an Overseas Subsidiary – Supreme Court Allows case to Proceed to Trial

16 May 2019

On 10 April 2019 the Supreme Court handed down its judgment upholding the Court of Appeal ruling that 1,826 Zambian citizens can bring a group action against UK-based Vedanta and its Zambian subsidiary Konkola Copper Mines plc (KCM) in the UK courts.

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A Class Act: Court of Appeal Revitalises Mastercard Claim

16 May 2019

The much anticipated Court of Appeal decision in Walter Hugh Merricks CBE v Mastercard Inc has overturned the Competition Appeal Tribunal’s (CAT) first-instance decision which dismissed the class representatives’ (Walter Merricks) application for a collective proceedings order (CPO).

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