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Contractual obligations to act in good faith

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 27 2014

Unlike in many other legal systems around the world, English common law does not recognise a general contractual duty to act in good faith either when

Litigation funders ordered to pay indemnity costs

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 24 2014

A High Court decision handed down yesterday (23 October) has significant implications both for third parties who fund litigation on commercial terms

Internet service providers ordered to block sites selling counterfeits

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 23 2014

On 17 October 2014, Arnold J handed down his landmark judgment in Cartier, Montblanc and Richemont v BSkyB, BT, TalkTalk, EE and Virgin 2014 EWHC

Court of Appeal considers relevance of merits to application for pre-action disclosure

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 23 2014

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that the court's jurisdiction to order pre-action disclosure is not subject to an "arguability threshold". The

Commercial Court orders appointment of receivers over foreign assets to assist enforcement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 17 2014

The Commercial Court has made an order for the appointment of receivers over the foreign assets of two foreign defendants, as well as ancillary

Court of Appeal finds genuine use of Specsavers logo in final instalment of Specsavers v Asda

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 17 2014

On 15 October 2014, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in Specsavers International Healthcare Ltd and others v Asda Stores Ltd and the

Court of Appeal confirms test for fortification of cross-undertaking in damages

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2014

The Court of Appeal has upheld an order requiring the claimant to fortify its cross-undertaking in damages after it obtained a worldwide freezing

English court finds that it is “just and convenient” to grant a worldwide freezing order in support of London-seated arbitration even where all assets are outside England

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2014

In a further decision in the case of U & M Mining Zambia Ltd v Konkola Copper Mines PLC 2014 All ER (D) 136 (Oct), the English Commercial Court

Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter - October 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 14 2014

The High Court of Australia has unanimously held that there is not an implied term of mutual trust and confidence (Implied Term) in Australian

Thwarting attempts to avoid execution: English court orders appointment of receivers over foreign assets to assist enforcement of a London award

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 8 2014

In a judgment handed down on 2 October 2014 in Cruz City 1 Mauritius Holdings v Unitech Limited & Ors, the English High Court made an order under s37