EDF’s board had been expected to make the final investment decision today on a new nuclear power station, Hinkley Point C. EDF currently has a 66.5% stake in the project with two state-owned Chinese investors taking the remaining 33.5%. EDF has however again delayed making a decision and there a number of valid reasons its… Read more
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Managing Associate, Mishcon Private
Tim is an Associate in Mishcon Private with particular experience in dispute resolution. He has advised on a wide range of high-value commercial disputes including: financial services/banking disputes, shareholder disputes, judicial review proceedings, arbitrations and civil fraud matters.
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Recent posts by Tim Malloch
On 21 September 2015, George Osborne announced during a visit to China that the UK will provide a £2 billion guarantee to encourage Chinese investors to commit to a deal to build Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear power station. It has been reported that the guarantee will be provided by the UK Government’s Infrastructure UK… Read more
The Supreme Court has allowed an appeal by Sea Shepherd UK (SSUK) that it should not be jointly liable in tort with its US parent, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS), for its part in an environmental campaign against the overfishing of Bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean. As part of the “Operation Blue Rage” campaign… Read more
On 14 January, the Advocate General issued a legal opinion that is largely sympathetic to the European Central Bank’s (ECB) Outright Monetary Transaction Programme (OMT Programme). The European Court of Justice is expected to deliver its judgment on the case later this year. In July 2012 the ECB President, Mario Draghi said that “the ECB… Read more