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Contractual damages: Supreme Court confirms overriding compensatory principle in case of one-off sale
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2015

In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court has confirmed that the overriding compensatory principle applies in the case of an anticipatory breach of a


Court of Appeal clarifies approach to ordering rescission for misrepresentation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2015

Where a party has entered into a contract as a result of a misrepresentation, the question often arises as to whether it can unwind, or “rescind”, the


UK exit from the EU: sector by sector - corporate
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 23 2015

Whilst the Companies Act 2006 and the raft of secondary legislation made under it have been heavily influenced by various European Directives (notably


UK exit from the EU: sector by sector - contracts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 23 2015

Given that an exit from the EU would not entail any change in the currency of the UK; there should be fewer issues about existing contracts than would


A mixed bag: CMA responds to Which? super-complaint about supermarket pricing
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2015

The CMA today published its response to a so-called super-complaint submitted by Which? in April. The response identifies potentially confusing and


High Court refuses to imply duty of good faith in relation to exercise of contractual right
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2015

In a decision earlier this year, the High Court refused to imply a duty of good faith in relation to a contractual right to amend a loan note


Party in breach of unless order for disclosure due to failures in OCR process
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2015

The High Court has held that claimant liquidators were in breach of an "unless order" for disclosure where the low quality of OCR copies of scanned


Court of Appeal finds lender’s avoided loss did not have to be taken into account in assessing damages due from negligent accountants
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 7 2015

A majority of the Court of Appeal has held that damages payable to a lender by a firm of accountants should not be reduced to reflect a repayment by


Corporate crime and investigations second annual conference: enforcement perspectives
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2015

Following the success of last year's inaugural event, Herbert Smith Freehills again hosted its flagship Corporate Crime and Investigations conference


When do you have a binding contract? It may be more (or less) often than you think
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2015

Sometimes what appears to be an agreement is not in fact binding, for example because it is incomplete or its terms are uncertain, or perhaps because