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Eighth UK corporate manslaughter conviction

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 9 2014

A UK waste management company, Sterecycle (Rotherham) Ltd, has become the eighth company to be convicted of corporate manslaughter under the

Exclusion or limitation of damages clauses do not preclude the granting of injunctive relief

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

Just because parties have excluded or limited damages for breach of contract does not mean they have agreed to excuse performance of those

Three individuals found not to be de facto directors

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

In this case, the High Court gives useful guidance on when individuals may be found to be “de facto” directors. The claimants (Elsworth and Bookless

A contract was a “relational” contract containing an implied duty of good faith

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

Where a contract is found to be “relational” and contains an implied duty to act in accordance with good faith, this duty runs through and underpins

A duty of confidentiality continued during and after a contract was entered into

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

This case operates as a warning to all those who enter into confidentiality agreements, that the obligation of confidence arising under such

Foreign litigants involved in over three quarters of Commercial Court cases

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

The Portland Legal Disputes practice study, "Who uses the Commercial Court?", by the Portland communications firm, looked at trends in nationalities

Freedom to agree extensions of time for up to 28 days without seeking court permission

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

The Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 5) Rules 2014 introduce a new CPR 3.8(4) which allows parties to agree extensions without having to seek the

Northhampton County Court discovers a loophole in Part 36

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

In this case, Northhampton County Court felt bound to decide that the original acceptance period for a Part 36 offer had expired and was not renewed

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

Court of Appeal sets high threshold before parent companies found liable for the actions of their subsidiaries

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

Parent companies will draw comfort from this Court of Appeal decision which sets a high threshold before parent companies will be found liable for