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Supreme Court judgment on SAAMCo
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2017

The Supreme Court has affirmed and clarified the principles laid down by Lord Hoffmann in SAAMCo and subsequently in extra-judicial commentary. It


Between a rock and a hard place
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2017

In a previous Alert ("Time's up" - limitation for a claim against a valuer), we reported on the decision of HHJ Seymour QC in Toombs v Bridging Loans


Financial litigation roundup - Winter 20162017
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • March 6 2017

This appeal to the Supreme Court was brought by BNY Mellon in its capacity as the trustee under certain Enhanced Capital Notes (ECN) issued by Lloyds


Guidance on the "cardinal rule" for implying terms
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 28 2017

In Irish Bank Resolution Corp Ltd (In Special Liquidation) v Camden Market Holdings Corp the Court of Appeal held that a term could not be implied


Letters of credit: fraud conquers all - if it is fraud
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 7 2017

"Letters of Credit: Fraud conquers all" examined the High Court's decision in Petrosaudi Oil Services (Venezuela) Ltd v Novo Banco SA (2016 EWHC


Demand guarantees not subject to doctrine of strict compliance
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 31 2017

The High Court recently granted an order to enforce a demand guarantee against a guarantor despite claims that the demand did not comply with the


Supreme Court considers the application of SAAMCo to claims against lawyers
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 15 2016

The appeal is from the Court of Appeal's decision in Gabriel v Little 2013 EWCA 1513 and is proceeding in the Supreme Court today and tomorrow under


High Court hears claim against Goldman Sachs for undue influence and unconscionable bargains
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2016

The High Court has dismissed the Libyan Investment Authority's (LIA) claim against Goldman Sachs International based on two causes of action - undue


High Court considers validity and timing of contractual notices in close-out procedures
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 8 2016

In Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in Administration) v Exxonmobil Financial Services BV(1) the High Court considered a range of issues


Third Party Rights and the SMR and SIMR: the regulators' Achilles' heel?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2016

The FCA has recently gone to the Supreme Court in an attempt to overturn a significant ruling in relation to third party rights. This could have