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Extension clauses in FOB contracts

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 11 2014

The High Court has recently considered the purpose and effect of the GAFTA FOB contract "Extension of Delivery" clause, which entitles a buyer to

English law and London arbitration clause not sufficient to allow application of late payment of Commercial Debt (Interest) Act 1998 to charterparties

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 18 2014

In a robust judgment of 12 June 2014 in Martrade Shipping & Transport GmbH v. United Enterprises Corporation 2014 EWHC 1884 (Comm), the Commercial

Termination for convenience - an unfettered right. Discuss.

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2013

In addition to a party’s right to bring a contract to an end at common law, most engineering and construction contracts contain provisions allowing

Taking notice of 'notice clauses' in international trade contracts - the importance of getting it right

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 5 2012

The recent case of PEC Ltd v Thai Maparn Trading Co Ltd 2011 EWHC 3306 (Comm) considered the effectiveness of notices presented with the intention of extending the delivery period under an FOB contract

High Court rules that a side letter was not enforceable as a legally binding contract, rather it was an agreement to agree

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 17 2011

The Claimant had been a shareholder of a cable television and internet company (the “Company”), which was acquired by the First Defendant

Court of Appeal allows a party to rely on an argument on appeal which was pleaded, but not relied on, at first instance

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 17 2011

The Appellant and Respondent had entered in to a contract for the sale of goods

Where a defendant has agreed to indemnify a claimant in respect of actual liabilities, the defendant is not estopped from challenging the existence or amount of the claimant’s liability to a third party

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 17 2011

The Claimant was engaged by a company to provide engineering services for buildings which subsequently sustained substantial damage

High Court considers the contractual duty of good faith

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 17 2011

The Claimant and Defendant had entered in to a loan agreement which provided that “each party shall act in absolute faith towards the other”

High Court upholds service out of the jurisdiction without permission under CPR 6.33(2), despite the claimants filing a defective Form N510

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 10 2011

The Respondent had brought a claim against the Applicant Slovakian company for damages for breach of a supply contract between the parties

In considering whether to grant permission to rely on additional witness evidence during the course of a trial, the lateness of the application is only one factor to take into account

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 10 2011

The First and Second Applicants had sought specific performance of sale agreements entered into with the Respondent