Professional Services Firm Liability Defense


    • Deloitte in an anti-money laundering investigation by the NY Department of Financial Services.
    • A professional services firm in a review of hiring practices in India.
    • Property developer Paddy McKillen in the UK Court of Appeal against the Barclay brothers concerning the £1 billion Mayfair Group of hotels.
    • O'Melveny & Myers in the successful motion to dismiss Judiciary Act claims arising from O’Melveny’s representation of Poly Prep, a Brooklyn private school, in a federal case that involved allegations of sexual abuse by former students.
    • Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydropower Plant, a subsidiary of Samruk Energy, as advocates to the appellant in the UK Supreme Court on a landmark arbitration appeal to determine whether the English Court has jurisdiction to grant an anti-suit injunction in circumstances where no arbitration is intended or in prospect.
    • A Singaporean law firm on the interpretation of Singapore's child prostitution offence (section 376B(1) of the Penal Code) and, in particular, whether the offence was one of strict liability.
    • Two Singaporean private limited companies in alleged violations of the Indian Penal Code and Prize Chits and Money Circulation Scheme (Banning) Act, 1978.
    • The U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York in monitoring implementation of a consent decree relating to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and County of Westchester.
    • The U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York in matters relating to the County Executive's June 25, 2010 veto of "Source of Income" legislation.