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Agreement to negotiate in good faith within a limited period held enforceable

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 8 2014

This case is significant because it creates an exception to the general principle that an agreement to negotiate is unenforceable. The High Court

Hugs all round: have you been sufficiently friendly to the other side?

  • Andrews Kurth LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2014

In a recent decision, the Commercial Court held that a clause requiring the parties to seek to resolve any disputes by engaging in 'friendly

Witnesses say the funniest things

  • Andrews Kurth LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2014

Complex commercial disputes, whether they are heard in the Commercial Court or before international arbitration tribunals, regularly feature extensive

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

Is it possible to enforce a clause requiring parties to resolve a dispute by “friendly discussion”?

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2014

We are regularly asked about the enforceability of agreements to negotiate or take other steps prior to commencing formal dispute resolution

English contract law: has the camel's nose of "good faith" crept under the tent flap?

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 16 2014

Under the English Arbitration Act 1996 the grounds on which an English arbitration award can be challenged in court are very limited. Section 67 of

A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

High Court finds agreement to engage in time limited “friendly discussions” is enforceable

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 9 2014

The Commercial Court has held that a dispute resolution clause requiring the parties to seek to resolve a dispute by friendly discussions constituted

Emirates Trading Agency v Prime Minerals

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 8 2014

The dispute resolution clause in the agreement entered into between the parties contained the following wording (in relevant part): “In case of any

Are damages an adequate remedy for breach of contract where the contract contains a clause limiting the amount of damage

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • June 24 2014

The English Court of Appeal has held that a claimant seeking an injunction to prevent an alleged wrongful termination of a contract was entitled to