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Manufacturing matters - Winter 2015

  • DLA Piper LLP
  • -
  • China, United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2015

In a landmark judgment the Court of Appeal has held there is no automatic right to costs protection for litigants in private law environmental

Contractual entitlement to “reasonable access” to documents was not subject to requirement to justify request for access

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 16 2015

The High Court has granted a seller's application to inspect certain documents of its former subsidiaries pursuant to a contractual term requiring

Out of court settlement may lead to adjustment in CGT liability

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 5 2015

The Court of Session has found in favour of the taxpayer in Sir Fraser Morrison v HMRC, and confirmed that a payment of £12m, made by the taxpayer

The Ropes recap - mergers & acquisition law news

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
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  • China, United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 31 2015

In a recent opinion, the Delaware Supreme Court reversed a Court of Chancery ruling enjoining a merger transaction between C&J Energy Services

Memery Crystal M&A update 2015

  • Memery Crystal LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 26 2015

As the new year gets into full swing and thoughts turn to deal making, we thought that it would be useful to draw attention to some important

Corporate update January 2015

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 22 2015

In this edition, we consider the potential impact of the Autumn 2014 Budget Statement, the effect of which may reduce the popularity of “B share

Recent cases on breach of warranty

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 19 2015

Deal teams negotiating acquisitions, or considering claims post-acquisition, should be aware of two recent cases relating to breach of warranties in

Conflict of laws: jurisdiction over foreign company derivative claims

  • Joseph Hage Aaronson
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 8 2015

The common law jurisdiction of the English courts over foreign company derivative claims has not been revoked by the Companies Act 2006. The Claimant

Fiduciary duty in the UKSC: bribe held on trust by agent for principal

  • Joseph Hage Aaronson
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 8 2015

A bribe or secret commission received by an agent in breach of his fiduciary duty to his principal is held on trust for his principal. The principal

2014 Autumn review M&A legal developments

  • White & Case LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 29 2014

We set out below a number of interesting English and European court decisions which have taken place and their impact on M&A transactions . This