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High Court confirms no new remoteness test for damages in contract

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 27 2010

In Sylvia Shipping Co Limited v Progress Bulk Carriers Limited the High Court has confirmed that the House of Lords' decision in Transfield Shipping Inc v Mercator Shipping Inc does not create a new remoteness test for damages in contract

Court of Appeal reaffirms rule that without prejudice material may not be used as an aid to interpretation

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 30 2010

In the case of Oceanbulk Shipping & Trading SA v TMT Asia Limited, the Court of Appeal has overturned the High Court's ruling and reaffirmed the rule that without prejudice material may not be put before a court to assist in the interpretation of a settlement agreement