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Do the UK’s interest on late payment rules apply to my international contract?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2014

The UK High Court has given a useful ruling on when statutory interest can be charged on debts arising under contracts expressed to be subject to


Guidance on ‘Wrotham Park' damages for breach of contract
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2010

In Pell Frischmann Engineering Limited v (1) Bow Valley (2) P T Bakrie, the Privy Council has given guidance on how ‘Wrotham Park’ damages should be assessed


Leave to appeal granted in Enviroco case
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 27 2010

The Supreme Court has granted Enviroco leave to appeal the Court of Appeal's decision in Enviroco Ltd v Farstad Supply AS


High Court interprets and applies the Commercial Agents Regulations
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2009

In the case of Accentuate Limited v Asigra Inc, Mr Justice Tugendhat in the High Court interpreted and applied Regulations 17 and 19 of the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (the Regulations), concerning the payment of compensation to an agent on termination of the agency contract


Agency continued even where agent no longer negotiating sales
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2009

In Claramoda Limited v Zoomphase Limited, the High Court was asked to determine the effective date of termination of an agency contract for the purposes of assessing whether compensation was payable under the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (the Regulations


High Court strikes out entire exclusion clause although only one sub-clause unreasonable
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2009

In Lobster Group Limited v Heidelberg Graphic Equipment Limited, the High Court has held that an unreasonable sub-clause in an exclusion clause rendered the entire clause unreasonable and unenforceable


High Court clarification of illegality defence
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 29 2009

As a matter of public policy, the courts will not allow a claimant to enforce an illegal contract or otherwise to benefit from his own wrongdoing


Courts required to assess of their own motion whether terms fair under UTCCR 1999
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, European Union, Spain
  • October 29 2009

In a reference from the Spanish courts in the case of Asturcom Telecomunicaciones SL v Maria Cristina Rodriguez Nogueira, the ECJ has considered whether, in proceedings involving a term in a consumer contract, a national court must consider of its own motion whether that term is unfair within the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Directive (9313EEC) (the Directive


'Subject to contract' waived where parties performed before agreement signed
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2010

In RTS Flexible Systems v Molkerei Alois Müller GmbH, the Supreme Court has held that where a clause in a draft contract provided that the contract would not become effective until signed by the parties, the parties had waived that requirement by beginning work on the project


Personal liability of directors for company acts of IP infringement
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2010

In Boegli Gravures SA v (1) Darsail (2) Andrei Pyzhov, the High Court summarised when a director will be personally liable for an intellectual property infringement committed by the company