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This is not another article about Macondo: no, I want to know why people even bother with gross negligence in joint operating agreements?

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 25 2015

Judge Barbier decided that BP was grossly negligent in relation to the blowout, explosion and fire abroad the Deepwater Horizon in April 2010. But

To be or not to be insolvent?

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 9 2015

A recent decision of HHJ Cooke in the Chancery Division of the High Court in Kandola v Mirza Solicitors LLP 2015 EWHC 460 (Ch) has provided some

Court fees to rise up to sixfold from Monday 9 March 2015

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 5 2015

Arliament resolved yesterday, 4 March 2015, to approve HM Government's proposed introduction of "enhanced" court fees. According to section 1 of the

Successful judicial review challenge to £165 million development

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 2 2015

In a landmark case the High Court has declared that Winchester City Council committed a serious, procedural and substantive breach of the public

Aircraft mortgages and the English conflict of laws Blue Sky One revisited

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 18 2015

Aircraft financiers often structure deals so they may repossess the aircraft as: its mortgagee; chargee of the shares in the SPV they have funded to

Landlord's intention to redevelop a business tenancy

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 13 2015

The landlord served a s25 notice opposing the grant of a new tenancy, relying on s30(1)(f) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 54), the

The cost of a holiday

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 12 2015

Under English law, all workers receive 5.6 weeks of paid holiday every year. This is 28 days for a full-time worker working a five-day weekalready

The High Court considers the final certificate conclusivity provisions of the JCT

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 10 2015

It is accepted that "conclusivity" clauses in commercial contracts provide parties with certainty and limit the scope for disputes. Although the

Affordable housing contribution reduced on appeal

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 9 2015

We have previously reported on successful appeals by developers to reduce affordable housing contributions under the Section 106BC appeal mechanism

Criminal trespass and adverse possession

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 28 2015

A criminal trespasser can acquire title to land via adverse possession. Yes, you read that correctly - a trespasser trespassing on land where it is a