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Cavendish Square Holding BV v Makdessi: Penalties revisited
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2016

In the Autumn 2014 edition of the Bulletin we considered the question of whether large deposits in property transactions could be considered

M&A Key Cases 2015 - Highlights
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2016

The Supreme Court in Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi (Rev 1) 2015 UKSC 67 considered whether two clauses in a share sale agreement

Review of 2015: The Broking Sector
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2016

2015 was been a busy year for the broking sector with a number of key themes coming to the fore, such as: The calculation of business interruption

FCA announces rejection of change of control application
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2016

It is rare for the FCA's objection to a change of control notification to ever become public. Acquirers usually discreetly withdraw their

M&A Weekly Update - 15 - 21 January 2016
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

In Cosmetic Warriors Ltd & Anor v Gerrie & Anor 2015 EWHC 3718 the High Court considered provisions in articles of association providing for

Corporate Update January 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

Welcome to our January 2016 edition of Corporate Update, our bi-annual bulletin in which we bring together the key developments in company law and

2015 half-year in review M&A legal developments
  • White & Case LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 21 2016

The Supreme Court has allowed an appeal from a previous Court of Appeal decision on whether the loss of a right to future instalments of the price

English Law Contractual Penalty Clauses: Brought Down in the Box by the Supreme Court?
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 7 2016

Soccer fans consider themselves experts on whether a player has been fouled within the opposing team's goal mouth area ("the box"), or outside of it

Cavendish win on penalties: Supreme Court makes finger-tip save of ageing doctrine
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2016

The Supreme Court has provided long awaited clarification of the law on penalty clauses and liquidated damages, upholding the "penalty rule" but

Buying a liquidated company’s assets? - be wary of UK merger control
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 4 2016

On the 16 December 2015, the Supreme Court overturned a decision of the Court of Appeal and held that the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) had