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Court of Appeal finds party in repudiatory breach of contract due to repeated late payments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 3 2017

The Court of Appeal has recently found that a shipowner was entitled to terminate for repudiatory breach where the hirer was in persistent breach of


The Court of Appeal considers proportionality in judicial review
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 23 2016

The Court of Appeal has held in J P Whitter (Waterwell Engineers) Limited v The Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs 2016 EWCA


Narrowing the opportunity to respond to proposed criticisms in inquiries?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

In summer 2016 the UK Treasury Committee commissioned a review by Andrew Green QC of "Maxwellisation" and its use in public inquiries


Advocate General issues opinion that the EU does not have exclusive competence to conclude the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

In an opinion issued on 21 December 2016, EU Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston QC has concluded that the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA


CETA UPDATE: CETA is signed; Provisional application of CETA and Brexit; First government-to-government meeting to discuss establishing the multi-lateral investment court system
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Canada, European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 21 2016

On 30 October 2016, the EU and Canada signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (the CETA). As explained in our blog post here, the text


High Court decision illustrates danger of using “all” in a negative clause
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 20 2016

In a recent decision, the High Court had to consider the proper construction of a term which entitled the parties to rescind "if all of the


Commercial Court considers interpretation of clause excluding consequential or special losses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2016

The Commercial Court has considered the proper construction of the phrase "consequential or special losses, damages or expenses" in a ship-building


Court of Appeal decision confirms high threshold for fraud requirement in a common law derivative action in the LLP context
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2016

A recent Court of Appeal decision provides a useful reminder of the limited scope of the exceptions to the rule in Foss v Harbottle in common law


WW Property Investments Limited v National Westminster Bank plc: Court of Appeal refuses permission for addition of claims regarding LIBOR manipulation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2016

The case concerned an application by the claimant for permission to appeal a decision of the High Court to strike out the entirety of the claim


Sanctions Update - HMT consultation on monetary penalty regime for enforcing financial sanctions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2016

In April, we published an e-bulletin on some of the changes being introduced in relation to the UK's implementation and enforcement of financial