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Contract Termination: Cause and Effect
  • Charles Russell Speechlys
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2017

Termination describes a contract expiring or being brought to an early end. This article will focus on parties’ entitlement to terminate and the


Reasonable endeavours
  • Charles Russell Speechlys
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2017

In the recent case of Astor Management AG v Atalaya Mining plc 2017 EWHC 425 (Comm) the High Court considered whether an obligation to use


Contracting Accidentally through Preliminary AgreementsA Writing “Subject To Contract” May or May Not be a Contract
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 8 2017

Abraham Lincoln is credited with the observation that calling a calf’s tail a leg does not mean the calf now has five legs. The calf’s tail does not


Limit No 2 Ltd v AXA Versicherung
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 18 2008

In a recent important decision the Commercial Court has held that a reinsurer (Albingia, now part of the AXA Group) was entitled to avoid two first loss facultativeobligatory reinsurance treaties for misrepresentation


Ilott v The Blue Cross and others
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2017

The long-awaited decision in this case was handed down by the Supreme Court on 15 March 2017. Unfortunately, it does not provide any of us with the


Courts clarify the law on main contractors' liability for sub-contractors' negligence - vicarious liability and non-delegable duties
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2017

Willmott Dixon Construction Limited (Willmott Dixon) was appointed by a property owner as main contractor for works at two properties in Clapham


High Court issues new judgement on parent company liability
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2017

In AAA and others v Unilever PLC and Unilever Tea Kenya Limited 2017 EWHC 371, the High Court struck out claims against two Unilever group companies


Lancashire residents' fracking challenge to be heard in the High Court
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 14 2017

The High Court in Manchester will this week (15th to 17th March 2017) hear a case brought by a local residents’ group against a decision to grant


Duty of care owed by bank to customer to prevent fraudulent transactions
  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2017

The High Court has held that a bank owed a duty of care to its customer when on notice that an agent acting for the customer was misusing his


Responsibility of parent company for acts of subsidiary
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 14 2017

In His Royal Highness Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi v Royal Dutch Shell plc (2017 EWHC 89 (TCC)) the High Court provided a helpful analysis of the