Boundary Fares Case – Wins In Court Of Appeal

Drew Baker of Charles Lyndon shares that the UK Court of Appeal has upheld the Competition Appeal Tribunal’s decision to approve collective proceeding orders in a case being brought, with the backing of Woodsford, against certain train operating companies for failing to make “boundary” fares readily available to Travelcard holders and failing to make passengers aware of their existence.

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Woodsford announces new hires in the US, UK

Woodsford has announced a major expansion of its global team. In the US, Ryan Schultz joins as Vice President, Business Development. He joins from the Intellectual Property & Technology Group at Robins Kaplan LLP, a preeminent trial law firm in the US, where he was a Partner. Ryan will be looking to build on and grow Woodsford’s intellectual property partnerships. He will be based in Minneapolis. In the UK, four new hires have joined the London-based underwriting and finance teams.

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The Case For Company-Directed Offensive ESG Litigation

Bob Koneck of Woodsford argues that instead of just being ESG targets, companies can reap both financial benefit and potentially improve the state of the world in a meaningful way by becoming plaintiffs against ESG offenders, giving examples such as opt-out antitrust litigation, abbreviated new drug application litigation and breach of contract claims related to labour laws.

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