News 19 Dec. 2019
Curtis Wins in London for Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria
News 18 Apr. 2016
Curtis gains recognition in new Africa publication
News 26 Feb. 2020
Curtis Secures Comprehensive Victory for the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Committee of Roads
News 24 Jan. 2020
Curtis defeats $400 million investment treaty claim brought against India
News 09 Jul. 2020
Curtis' Private Client Attorneys Recognized in Chambers High Net Worth 2020
News 26 Jun. 2020
Curtis wins Arbitration Team of the Year 2020 at Italy’s prestigious Legal Community Awards
Article 02 Jul. 2020
Partner Antonio Prida and associate Irene Cuellar publish article on mediation in the National Autonomous University of Mexico’s legal magazine, "Opiniones técnicas sobre temas de relevancia nacional"
Event 24 Jun. 2020
Partner Gabriela Alvarez Avila Speaks on ISDS at ASIL 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting
News 24 Jun. 2020
Curtis defeats second treaty claim brought against Kuwait
Event 31 Jan. 2020
Partner Antonia Birt Speaks at 5th Annual GAR Live Abu Dhabi
Client Alert 06 Jul. 2020
U.S. Insight: U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Adding “.com” To A Generic Word Can Make The Combination Eligible For Trademark Protection
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Notarization (New York Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: July 6, 2020)
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Witnessing (New York Executive Order 202.14) During The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: July 6, 2020)
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Partner Mark Handley is a seasoned litigator and UK solicitor-advocate with a practice that focuses on cross-border commercial litigation and disputes, as well as financial crime compliance and investigations.
Mr. Handley has acted frequently before the English High Court, including the Commercial Court, the Chancery Division, the Technology and Construction Court, the Administrative Court, as well as the English Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. He has extensive experience in numerous other common law courts outside the UK, including in the British Virgin Islands, Jersey, the Cayman Islands, Gibraltar and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), as well as in European, Middle Eastern and Asian jurisdictions. He has considerable experience in civil fraud matters, including asset-tracing and recovery, contentious trust disputes, search orders and asset-freezing orders.
Mr. Handley has represented states and state-owned, as well as commercial, entities in substantive arbitration proceedings under the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) Terms and other rules. He is experienced at litigation in support of arbitrations, including freezing orders and injunctions. He also has experience in investor-state arbitrations. His sector experience includes oil and gas and other extractives, financial services, infrastructure and transport, shipping, construction, telecoms and media.
Trade associations, corporates and professional services firms seek Mr. Handley’s advice on the EU’s and the UK’s financial and trade sanctions. His experience spans EU sanctions on Iran, Russia, Syria, North Korea, and other African and Middle Eastern countries, as well as the EU’s anti-US blocking statute.
Mr. Handley has led numerous internal, regulatory and compliance matters and has particular experience in the areas of bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering and the UK’s new “failure to prevent tax evasion” offenses. Mr. Handley has also presided over a range of internal investigations, risk assessments and compliance reviews, and advises on policies and procedures, contractual provisions and mergers and acquisitions due diligence. He is an accomplished speaker and a prolific author on sanctions, money-laundering and corruption and Bribery Act prosecutions.
Commercial Disputes - Litigation
Commercial Disputes - Arbitration
White Collar Defense and Investigations
Client Alert 08 May. 2020
U.S. and European Insight: Approaches to Anti-Competitive Practices During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic
Client Alert 13 Apr. 2020
Global Insight: Export Controls in the Times of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
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