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Recent cases on breach of warranty

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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The common law jurisdiction of the English courts over foreign company derivative claims has not been revoked by the Companies Act 2006.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
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

Restrictions on the retail distribution of CoCos and other regulatory capital Instruments

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 7 2014

Earlier this year, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) used its new consumer protection powers for the first time when it introduced temporary

International regulatory update - 27 31 October 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • China, European Union, Global, Hong Kong, India, Luxembourg, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 4 2014

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published the results of the 2014 EU-wide stress test of 123 banks. In addition, the European Central Bank

Autumn windfall executive entitled to both merger bonus and golden parachute

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 3 2014

In December 2012, at the end of a year during which merger negotiations had been taking place, the claimant, a company secretary, received a letter

Oral agreements ought to be contractually agreed and documented to ensure they are enforceable and binding on all parties

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 28 2014

In Barnsley v Noble (2014), the Court held that an oral agreement was not contractually binding. Despite evidence that such agreement had been

Testing a target’s value

  • Gateley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 14 2014

Whilst activity in the mergers and acquisitions market continues to pick up, buyers are still keen to ensure that they can be certain of what they

UK corporate update - October 9, 2014

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2014

In Starbev GP v Interbrew Central European Holding the Commercial Court considered the circumstances In which a contractual party must correct a