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A member of a limited liability partnership can be a “worker”

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 21 2014

In a judgment handed down today, the UK Supreme Court has confirmed that LLP members are "workers", even if they receive a share of the LLP's profits

UK Court of Appeal: “defaulting shareholder” provisions are unenforceable penalties

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2014

Talal El Makdessi v Cavendish Square Holdings BV dealt with restrictive covenants in the context of a share sale. The UK Court of Appeal ruling

The risks of creating guarantees electronically

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 4 2012

The principle of freedom to contract, as a result of which parties are entitled to form contracts without the need for the terms to be written down, is fundamental to English law

Court of Appeal of England and Wales considers “best” and “all reasonable” endeavours

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2012

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales in Jet2.com Limited v Blackpool Airport Limited 2011 EWHC 1529 (Comm) has provided guidance on the enforceability of “best endeavours” and “all reasonable endeavours” clauses

The High Court of England and Wales rules on Formula One confidentiality and copyright infringement

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2012

In Force India Formula One Team Ltd v 1 Malaysia Racing Team SDN BHD and others 2012 EWHC 616 (Ch), the High Court of England and Wales ruled on claims for contractual and equitable breach of confidence and copyright infringement brought by one Formula One (F1) race team operator against another

High Court of England and Wales rules emissions allowances to be treated as property

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 13 2012

Following a decision of the High Court of England and Wales in Armstrong DLW GmbH v Winnington Network Ltd 2012 EWHC 10 (Ch) the legal status of European Union Allowances (EUAs) traded under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), has now been clarified, with the Court holding that EUAs should be classed as intangible property under English law

Gym contracts and the unfair trading regulations

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2011

The High Court of England and Wales has held that Ashbourne Management Services Ltd’s standard form contracts breached the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999, the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008, and the Enterprise Act 2002

McCain Foods GB Ltd v Eco-Tec (Europe) Ltd: direct loss and consequential loss

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2011

In McCain Foods GB Ltd v Eco-Tec (Europe) Ltd 2011 EWHC 66 (TCC), judgment was given in favour of McCain Foods on a claim for breach of contract against the supplier of a biogas treatment system

Rooney v CSE Bournemouth Ltd: terms and conditions available upon request

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 25 2011

In Rooney v CSE Bournemouth Ltd 2010 EWCA Civ 1364, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales held that "terms andconditions available upon request" could be interpreted asincorporating a contractor's standard terms

CPC Group Ltd v Qatari Diar Real Estate Inv Co.: “reasonable” and “best” endeavours

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 28 2010

Under the contract for the development of the Chelsea Barracks site, Qatari was obliged to use "all reasonable but commercially prudent endeavours" to enable the achievement of certain thresholds leading to payment of the deferred consideration and to procure planning permission free of legal challenges