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Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

Agreement to negotiate in good faith within a limited period held enforceable

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 8 2014

This case is significant because it creates an exception to the general principle that an agreement to negotiate is unenforceable. The High Court

An oral agreement was a complete and binding agreement and was not “subject to contract”

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 8 2014

This decision of the High Court illustrates that contracts do not necessarily have to be in writing to be binding. The claimant (Ms Williams), as

English High Court finds enforceable, an agreement between parties to resolve disputes by “friendly discussion” as a pre-condition to arbitration.

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 28 2014

On 1 July 2014 the Honourable Mr Justice Teare handed down an important judgment in the case of Emirates Trading Agency LLC v Prime Mineral Exports

“Friendly discussions” obligation is enforceable under English law

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

The English High Court has overruled an arbitrators' decision to hold that a clause requiring "friendly discussions" prior to commencing arbitration

Do you have to obey a clause which requires 'friendly discussions' before a claim can be brought?

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 11 2014

The English courts have historically shown some reluctance to enforce agreements to "negotiate" or engage in "discussions" where these are conditions

Friendly discussion before arbitration

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 28 2014

Must parties comply with a clause requiring them to engage in "friendly discussion" before commencing arbitration? In light of the recent High Court

English High Court: requirement to engage in time limited “friendly discussions” before arbitration is enforceable

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • July 4 2014

In the 1 July 2014 decision in Emirates Trading Agency LLC v Prime Mineral Exports Private Limited 2014 EWHC 2104 (Comm), Teare J considered

Court of Appeal sets high threshold before parent companies found liable for the actions of their subsidiaries

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 8 2014

Parent companies will draw comfort from this Court of Appeal decision which sets a high threshold before parent companies will be found liable for

A litigator’s yearbook: 2014 (England and Wales)

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

As another year comes to an end, it is a good time to look back on 2014 and consider the changes it has brought. Below is our summary of some of the