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Judgment handed down in Libyan Investment Authority v Goldman Sachs

October 14, 2016

Libyan Investment Authority v Goldman Sachs International [2016] EWHC 2530 (Ch)

At 2pm on 14 October 2016 Rose J handed down judgment following the trial of the Libyan sovereign wealth fund’s high-profile claims against Goldman Sachs.  Edward Cumming, Robert Avis and Timothy Sherwin appeared on behalf of the LIA at the 2-month trial that took place in June and July 2016 and was chosen by The Lawyer as one of its top 20 cases of the year.  Rose J’s judgment dismissing the claims can be found here.  A summary of the decision and points of particular interest will follow in due course.