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Kazakh Firm Can Continue Fraud Claims Against Ex-Director

Law360 (February 5, 2018, 9:12 PM EST) -- An English appeals court will let Kazakhstan-based law firm Michael Wilson & Partners Ltd. pursue new, albeit narrowed claims against a former director found to have conspired to lure lucrative oil and gas clients away to his new firm, but barred the firm from pursuing claims already settled at arbitration over a partnership dispute in the firm. 

The English Court of Appeal Civil Division partially overturned a ban preventing the firm from pursuing claims against solicitor John Forster Emmott in Australia, finding that an underlying arbitration agreement...
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