045 – Case of Note

RBS -v- Highland Financial Partners LP & Ors [2013] EWCA Civ 328 – a high profile case relating to a claim brought by RBS for an anti-suit injunction seeking to block fraud claims against the bank in Texas for more than $100 million. Highland, a Texas-based hedge fund client, counterclaimed that RBS had obtained a judgment from the Court by fraud. The Court of Appeal dismissed RBS’s claims and struck down RBS’s judgment for fraud. RBS was represented by magic circle firm Linklaters. For more details see our Press Release