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High Court allows group claim to proceed against UK-domiciled parent company in relation to acts of subsidiary company abroad

United Kingdom - June 13 2016 The High Court has rejected jurisdiction challenges by a UK-domiciled company and its Zambian-domiciled subsidiary, allowing a group claim brought by…

Co-authors: John Ogilvie, James Robson.

Court of Appeal confirms exclusion clauses should be construed narrowly if necessary to resolve ambiguity

United Kingdom - April 14 2016 In a recent decision on contractual interpretation relating to an exclusion clause, the Court of Appeal confirmed that, if necessary to resolve…

Californian Slavery in Supply Chain judgment provides case study for UK

United Kingdom, USA - March 8 2016 A recent decision in The District Court of California has potential relevance to the reporting obligations companies have under English law regarding…

Co-authors: Oliver Elgie.

Supreme Court re-emphasises importance of “natural meaning” in interpreting contracts

United Kingdom - June 25 2015 In interpreting a service charge provision in a number of long leases, the Supreme Court has concluded that arguments based on commercial common…

Co-authors: Gary Milner-Moore.

Court of Appeal considers conflicting jurisdiction clauses in insurance service agreements

United Kingdom - May 22 2015 In the recent case of Trust Risk Group SPA v AmTrust Europe Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 437 the Court of Appeal held that there was a good arguable case that…

Co-authors: Rachelle Waxman.

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