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Wood v Sureterm: Court of Appeal considers limitations on the principle of business common sense as an aid to contractual interpretation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 2 2015

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Wood v Sureterm Direct Ltd & Capita Insurance Services Ltd 2015 EWCA Civ 839 gives further guidance on the


FCA past business reviews: what duties, if any, do financial institutions owe directly to customers? High Court finds no contractual obligations, but tortious duties are arguable
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 28 2015

The recent and somewhat surprising decision of the High Court in Suremime Limited v Barclays Bank plc 2015 EWHC 2277 (QB) is important to any


English High Court orders disclosure of arbitration documents by agent to principal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 28 2015

In its recent judgment AMEC Foster Wheeler Group Limited v Morgan Sindall Professional Services Limited & Ors 2015 EWHC 2012 (TCC) (available here


Reinsurer fails to prove it was induced by non-disclosure
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2015

The Commercial Court has refused to allow a reinsurer to avoid two treaties because the reinsured's failure to disclose past loss statistics did not


High Court considers interaction between recast Brussels Regulation, Insolvency Regulation and schemes of arrangement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 25 2015

A recent judgment of the High Court will serve to remind minority, overseas creditors of any company having a substantial connection with England that


High Court finds multi-party LLP agreements cannot be terminated for repudiatory breach
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 20 2015

In a case that will be of interest to those in the fund management industry and all other areas of business in which corporate structures regularly


Admissibility of evidence from mentally incapacitated individuals
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 19 2015

A recent Hong Kong case sheds light on the difficult question of how to handle evidence from dementia sufferers. In Chan Sung Lai v Chan Sung Lim Paul


Relief from sanctions: how far has the pendulum swung back?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2015

In recent months we have seen a number of decisions which show a greater willingness to grant relief from sanctions for breaches of rules and court


High Court construes aggregation provision in SRA's minimum terms for professional indemnity insurance
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 17 2015

In AIG Europe Limited v OC320301 LLP (formerly The International Law Partnership LLP) and Others 2015 EWHC 2398 (Comm), the High Court considered


Court of Appeal considers incorporation of terms from framework agreements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2015

Framework agreements are commonly used to facilitate similar transactions on consistent terms. In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal considered