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English contract law and oral contracts - your word may still be your bond

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 19 2014

Whether it was American movie mogul Samuel Goldwyn or the AustralianIrish politician Bryan O’Loghlen who first said, ‘A verbal contract isn’t worth

A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

Negotiating a bond or guarantee

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 23 2011

This month in our sister newsletter Dispatch, we reported on the case of Kookmin Bank v Rainy Sky SA & Others where the Supreme Court preferred the Buyers’ construction of a bond because it was consistent with the commercial purpose of the instrument

Parent Company Guarantees - is there an alternative?

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2013

Parent company guarantees are a common feature of construction and engineering projects. Their purpose is simple: to provide one party with security

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political

Recovering wasted management costs

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 29 2012

Significant management costs can be incurred when one party is required to reorganize internal resources or divert staff from their usual activities in order to investigate, manage and mitigate the effects of the other party's breach of contract

Mistake and rectification of contracts: two recent cases

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 13 2010

Two recent cases have highlighted when the court will allow rectification of a contract following mistake

The application of UK late payment legislation to international construction contracts

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 23 2014

A recent decision in the English Commercial Court has given helpful guidance as to the circumstances in which the UK's late payment legislation will

General counsel update - 27 September 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Indonesia, Myanmar, Spain, United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2012

This is the 31st in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

General Counsel Update - November 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Indonesia, United Kingdom
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  • November 29 2013

A round up of key legal and regulatory developments