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When is a "contract for the sale of goods" not a contract of sale of goods?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2015

A recent decision in the English Commercial Court has potentially significant ramifications for the shipping and trading industry. This decision will


Key factors to consider when interpretingconstruing commercial contracts
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2015

The recent English Supreme Court decision in Arnold v Britton provides important clarification of the correct approach to adopt when interpreting


The mitigation conundrum
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2015

The English court has recently clarified the principles of the duty to mitigate loss. The decision in Thai Airways International plc v KI Holdings Co


Landmark UK Supreme Court ruling on default clauses and damages: Bunge SA v Nidera BV
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

The decision has been long awaited. In its landmark unanimous ruling handed down on 1 July 2015, The Supreme Court laid down clear guidance on the


Illegality, insolvency and fraudulent directors: clarity at last?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 11 2015

The Supreme Court recently handed down its judgment in Jetivia SA and another v Bilta (UK) Ltd (in liquidation) and others 2015 UKSC 23. The Court


Jail for UK directors and corporate sentencing to come
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 13 2015

The prosecution of Smith and Ouzman Ltd. for bribery is winding to a close, with the sentencing of two directors of the company for corruption. See


Termination for convenience clauses revisited. Can they limit potential claims?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 29 2014

Most recently, in Comau UK Limited v Lotus Lightweight Structures Limited (unreported) 27 June 2014, Mr. Robin Knowles CBE QC, sitting as Deputy


Extension clauses in FOB contracts
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2014

The High Court has recently considered the purpose and effect of the GAFTA FOB contract "Extension of Delivery" clause, which entitles a buyer to


English law and London arbitration clause not sufficient to allow application of late payment of Commercial Debt (Interest) Act 1998 to charterparties
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 18 2014

In a robust judgment of 12 June 2014 in Martrade Shipping & Transport GmbH v. United Enterprises Corporation 2014 EWHC 1884 (Comm), the Commercial


Termination for convenience - an unfettered right. Discuss.
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 30 2013

In addition to a party’s right to bring a contract to an end at common law, most engineering and construction contracts contain provisions allowing