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Podcast: episode 62 - the view from Mayer Brown

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 16 2015

Nick reviews three cases. The first case looks at whether an obese claimant was protected against discrimination. The second gives guidance on which

Legal developments in construction law

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 24 2014

The RICS form for requesting nomination of a construction adjudicator asks for names of adjudicators who would have a conf lict of interest. In the

No contract but want to be paid? Quantum meruit can help, but you might be in for a surprise

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 21 2011

It’s the old story

Repudiation they thought it was all over

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 29 2012

Repudiation should have a health warning on the packet

So what does a "shareholder", "member" and "holder" of shares really mean?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 4 2013

Many English law governed agreements invoke Companies Act 2006 ("CA06") definitions for standard terms such as "shareholder". A recent decision

Appeal court guidance on de facto directors

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 19 2014

Another attempt to have an individual found liable as a de facto director of a company that has sustained losses has failed. In Smithton v Naggar

“Battle of the forms” and offer and acceptance

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 26 2010

In "the battle of the forms", where, for instance, a purchaser's offer containing its terms is followed by the seller's acknowledgement containing its own terms, and is then followed by delivery, a contract on the seller's terms (other things being equal) will be the result

The increasing influence of good faith obligations

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 24 2013

The general position of good faith negotiations in English law is stated in Cobbe v. Yeoman's Row Management Limited 2006 EWCA Civ 1139. Under

Oral “construction contracts” what about your writes?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 29 2012

We live in the new age of oral Construction Act contracts

Liquidated damages pushing the boundaries

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 15 2014

In recent years liquidated damages have strayed beyond the typical delay and performance damages; they also appear in provisions that on their face do