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Reliance as an element of utmost good faith
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • September 10 2015

The doctrine of utmost good faith or uberrimae fidei is well known in two segments of the insurance industry: Marine Insurance and Reinsurance. The


Legal fallout from the West Coast Ports labor dispute (or, how to take risk into account in supply chain contracts) (or, we like meaty meat)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 26 2015

Although the West Coast Ports labor dispute has more or less resolved, the consequences continue to be felt across supply chains both in the U.S. and


More legal implications from the West Coast Ports labor dispute (or, what to do if your supply chain contract does not address disaster) (or, yet another goofy UCC provision)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 31 2015

Last week, we discussed the legal fallout from the West Coast Ports dispute. In particular, we talked about how a force majeure clause in a supply


Sixth Circuit, Enforcing Notice of Appeal Rule, Denies Challenge to $225M Auto Part Price Fixing Settlement
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

On Friday, the Sixth Circuit refused to overturn a $225 million settlement deal reached between end-payor plaintiffs and auto parts makers accused of


Court of Appeal reviews common law right to terminate contracts for breach
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2016

In a recent case, the UK Court of Appeal has considered the issues around termination of contracts relying on common law rights. Although the case


Is positional loss recoverable?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2015

In Louis Dreyfus Commodities Suisse SA v MT Maritime Management BV (MTM Hong Kong) 2015 UKSC 43, the High Court awarded the shipowner damages for


The unfortunate event test aggregating incidents
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • September 17 2015

Much has been written about the judicial inquiry into whether separate incidents may be aggregated as a single accident or occurrence under various


GAFTA seller’s truly ‘golden victory’: Supreme Court reduces damages from US$3 million to US$5
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2015

“Commercial certainty is undoubtedly important but it can rarely be thought to justify an award of substantial damages to someone who has not


Landmark Uber UK Decision
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

Much like in Australia, employees in the UK are afforded rights beyond those available to independent contractors and self-employed workers. These


Cutting a submarine cable can cost you, your vessel and your insurance protection
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Canada
  • January 27 2012

The decision of the Canadian court in Société Telus Communications v. Peracomo Inc. breaks new ground in cases involving faults to submarine cables and in the general international maritime law