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Pensions E-Bulletin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 25 2016

By virtue of a statutory instrument with the natty title of the Pensions Act 2004 (Code of Practice) (Governance and Administration of Occupational


High Court re-iterates test for bias in judicial review
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2016

In R (on the application of Southwark LBC) v London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority the claimant council ("Southwark") challenged the decision


Strong grounds required to justify independent re-review of disclosure
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2016

A recent High Court decision confirms that the court can order a re-review of disclosure by an independent lawyer, although "strong grounds" are


English court declines execution against state-owned property on grounds of immunity
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 22 2016

In L R Avionics Technologies Limited v. The Federal Republic of Nigeria, Attorney General of the Federation of Nigeria 2016 EWHC 1761 (Comm), the


Supreme Court decision highlights importance of contract terms in protecting principal from agent’s insolvency
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 22 2016

The Supreme Court has held that a principal was entitled to recover payments collected by its agent on its behalf following the agent's insolvency:


Reserving the Position
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 22 2016

On 2 August 2016, the Technology and Construction Court ("TCC") released its decision in the case of ZVI Construction Co LLC v The University of


New rules for appeals to the Court of Appeal to apply from 3 October
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2016

The procedural rules governing appeals to the Court of Appeal are to be amended and restructured with effect from 3 October 2016. Key changes


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


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