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Court of Appeal finds subsequent events should not be taken into account to reduce defrauded claimant’s damages
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2016

The Court of Appeal has held that a defrauded purchaser's damages should not be reduced on the basis that, as matters transpired, the purchaser was


The role of causation in concurrent delay
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2016

On 29 July 2016, the Commercial Court issued its decision in the case of Saga Cruises BDG Limited and Anor v Fincantieri Spa 2016 EWHC 1875 (Comm


Insurance Act 2015 now in force
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2016

Trustees take note - last Friday, 12 August, marked the day that the Insurance Act 2015 came into force. This is the most significant reform of UK


Insurance Act 2015 comes into force today
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 12 2016

Today marks the day that the Insurance Act 2015 (the "Act") comes into force. This is the most significant reform of UK insurance law in over 100


UK: Civil Courts Structure Review recommends expanded role for ADR
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2016

The recently published final report of Lord Justice Briggs in his Civil Courts Structure Review includes some interesting conclusions as to the role


Lease Renewals: Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 and Ground (f): Ensure the landlord at the time of the court hearing is the entity with the intention to carry out the works!
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2016

This post follows from our previous posts on a landlord's right to oppose a tenant's request for a lease renewal (under the Landlord and Tenant Act


Payments to witnesses contingent on outcome of litigation were contrary to public policy but did not result in strike-out
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2016

The High Court has found that agreements entered into by a successful claimant to make payments to witnesses contingent on the success of the


UK: One month to deadline for implementing FCA and PRA whistleblowing rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2016

Given the distractions of the summer holiday season and the aftermath of the Brexit referendum, it would be understandable if other developments


English court grants retroactive extension of time to enable arbitral process opportunity to “correct itself”
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2016

In a further example of the pro-arbitration exercise of pragmatism, in (1) Xstrata Coal Queensland Pty Ltd (2) Sumisho Coal Australia Pty Ltd (3


Professional trustees avoid liability for investment losses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 8 2016

The London High Court recently held in Daniel and another v Tee and others 2016 EWHC 1538 (Ch) that three professional trustees of a will trust