Matthew Shankland

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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UK Bribery Act 2010 - Get Ready To Comply Now

Editor: Please give our readers an overview of the new UK Bribery Act ("Act"). Maples: Before the election and the change of government in the UK in May, one of the final acts of the last Parliament was to pass new anticorruption legislation in the form of the Bribery Act 2010. The UK has long...

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How English Courts Support The Arbitral Process

Editor: How do English courts treat requests to support the arbitral process? Maples : It is worth recognizing why parties choose to arbitrate rather than to litigate their disputes. They may see it as a more confidential process and they may prefer it for having a more flexible procedural regime...

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Collective Redress Across The Pond

Editor: Following up on our interview with you both last November could you clarify for our readers the major differences between U.S. class actions and collective redress in Europe? Craig: Over recent years, collective redress has become a hot topic in Europe. There is recognition that...

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When Looking For A Seat Of Arbitration, Try London!

Editor: Please provide our readers with information as to your practice area in Weil Gotshal's London Office. Shankland: Weil Gotshal's dispute resolution team has been established in London for about eight years now. We specialize in international arbitration and international litigation. The...

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Europe Looks At Collective Redress

Editor: Would each of you tell our readers something about your professional experience? Shankland: I am a partner in Weil Gotshal's London dispute resolution team. I have been with the firm for seven and a half years. I originally qualified as a barrister but left the bar to join Berwin...

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