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Supreme Court holds that a settlement may be set aside for fraud even if fraud was suspected
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2016

The Supreme Court has held unanimously that, where a party seeks to set aside a settlement agreement on the grounds that it was induced to enter into


Better Rights Against Insurers Of 'Insolvent' Entities - Finally Here
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2016

A key question in any litigation is whether the defendant can satisfy a judgment. Where the defendant is both insolvent and insured a further issue


When life gives you lemons, make lemonade: anti-suit injuctions and arbitration post-brexit
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2016

London has long been a city associated with international arbitration. In 2015, even with the UK referendum on EU membership looming, according to


When life gives you lemons, make lemonade: anti-suit injunctions and arbitration in London post-Brexit
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 27 2016

London has long been a city associated with international arbitration. In 2015, even with the UK referendum on EU membership looming, according to


From 28 July 2016 section 52 CDPA repeal will mean copyright will be extended or revived in the UK in many industrially manufactured articles
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2016

Section 52 Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988 provided for a reduced term of copyright protection for artistic works which had been industrially


Supreme Court rules that a "collateral lie" is immaterial to the insurance claim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2016

In Versloot Dredging BV and another v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG and Others 2016 UKSC 45, the Supreme Court held that policyholders who


Commercial Court finds commitment letter unsigned by one party to be legally binding
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2016

The recent decision of the Commercial Court in Novus Aviation Limited v Alubaf Arab International Bank BSC(c) 2016 EWHC 1575 (Comm), serves as a


Round-up of pensions developments: June 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 26 2016

In this edition we cast our eyes back over June 2016, the month during which the UK historically voted to leave the European Union. Brexit will


The dangers of judicial review timing rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2016

In R (Dawatul Islam UK & EIRE) v OFSTED (13 July 2016, unreported) the High Court refused permission for a judicial review to proceed to a


Supreme Court reformulates test for when a claim will fail due to illegality
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2016

The Supreme Court has established a new approach to the question of whether a defendant will be able to rely on the defence of illegality: Patel