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Interpreting ‘subject to consent, such consent not to be unreasonably withheld’
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • February 9 2012

The English Commercial Court has fleshed out the principles to be applied in interpreting this oft-used phrase in a commercial contract: Porton Capital Technology Funds v 3M UK Holdings Ltd, 2011 EWHC 2895 (Comm


Equity isn't just the exercise of judicial discretion
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • August 13 2013

Lawyers and, occasionally, judges may think that the equitable jurisdiction of the courts is simply an exercise of judicial discretion to avoid a


The limits of combat immunity
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • July 17 2013

The claims in three cases against the UK's Ministry of Defence (MoD) arose from military operations in Iraq, in which soldiers were either killed or


BLG Monthly Update
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 19 2012

The BLG Monthly Update is a digest of recent developments in the law which Neil Guthrie, our National Director of Research, thinks you will find


Limited waiver of privilege in dispute amongst oligarchs
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2011

Boris Berezovsky (oligarch B) brought a claim in the court of Chancery against the heirs of Arkadi Patarkatshishvili (AP, for ease of reference) for a 25 interest in Rusal, an aluminium company, under the terms of an alleged oral agreement


Some limits on commercial common sense as an interpretive principle
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 4 2013

When you tell businesspeople that Canadian and English courts now recognise commercial common sense as a principle to be used in interpreting a


The Royal baby and the succession
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • July 31 2013

Following the lead of the Scandinavian and Benelux countries, the UK decided to change the laws of succession to let the Crown pass to the senior


UK Supreme Court complicates international insolvencies
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • December 19 2012

The central question in Rubin v Eurofinance SA, 2012 UKSC 46, was whether the English courts ought to recognise the order or judgment of a foreign court


Sale of land by e-mail possible in England?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2011

In Ontario, transactions involving interests in land are specifically excluded from the scope of the Electronic Commerce Act


SEC has jurisdiction over investments in Bitcoin
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • United Kingdom, Canada
  • August 30 2013

Bitcoin is 'an electronic form of currency unbacked by any real asset', the supply of which is 'based on an algorithm which structures a