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Consumer Rights Act contracts for goods, services and digital content

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 17 2015

A new Consumer Rights Act, which will streamline key consumer rights covering contracts for goods, services, digital content and the law relating to

English Commercial Court rules that an unsigned agreement can still bind the parties

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 14 2015

The English Commercial Court has ruled that a party had accepted the terms of an agreement by its conduct, even though it had not signed the

An unsigned agreement can still bind the parties

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • April 10 2015

The Commercial Court has ruled that a party had accepted the terms of an agreement by its conduct, even though it had not signed the agreement and

Article published on Directors and Corporate Information

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2015

Within the boardroom, the management of information is of crucial importance, particularly where directors are appointed by a single shareholder

UK corporate debt survey 2015

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 2 2015

Welcome to the results of our annual corporate client survey gauging trends in the corporate debt markets in 2015. In summary, key conclusions

No implied obligation on company’s controller personally to ensure company’s compliance with its contractual obligations

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 25 2015

The Commercial Court has held that a shareholders' agreement did not contain an implied term which would have rendered the company's controller

Government research paper on directors' reporting regime

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 13 2015

The Government has published its much awaited research paper on how companies and shareholders have responded to the new reporting and governance

High Court implies duty of honesty and integrity into vehicle recovery contract

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 12 2015

In a recent decision, the High Court has implied a duty of “honesty and integrity” into a vehicle recovery contract: D&G Cars Ltd v Essex Police

Choice of English law jurisdiction will not always mean a dispute will be heard in England and English law applied

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 11 2015

Two recent Court of Appeal decisions are a reminder that an exclusive English jurisdiction clause and choice of English law clause will not always

Proceedings can be served at UK establishment of overseas company despite claim not arising from that establishment

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 5 2015

The Commercial Court has held that proceedings can be served on an overseas company at the registered address of its UK establishment, under section