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The board’s responsibility to manage risk: key legal and compliance issues a disputes perspective
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2015

At this recent conference, held by Herbert Smith Freehills and attended by close to a hundred clients, we explored some key legal and compliance


Good faith principles applied to question of whether innocent party could keep contract alive following repudiatory breach
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

The High Court has held that a party was not entitled to keep a contract alive indefinitely for the purpose of claiming ongoing liquidated damages


Consumer Rights Act contracts for goods, services and digital content
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 17 2015

A new Consumer Rights Act, which will streamline key consumer rights covering contracts for goods, services, digital content and the law relating to


English Commercial Court rules that an unsigned agreement can still bind the parties
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2015

The English Commercial Court has ruled that a party had accepted the terms of an agreement by its conduct, even though it had not signed the


An unsigned agreement can still bind the parties
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2015

The Commercial Court has ruled that a party had accepted the terms of an agreement by its conduct, even though it had not signed the agreement and


Article published on Directors and Corporate Information
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2015

Within the boardroom, the management of information is of crucial importance, particularly where directors are appointed by a single shareholder


UK corporate debt survey 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 2 2015

Welcome to the results of our annual corporate client survey gauging trends in the corporate debt markets in 2015. In summary, key conclusions


No implied obligation on company’s controller personally to ensure company’s compliance with its contractual obligations
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 25 2015

The Commercial Court has held that a shareholders' agreement did not contain an implied term which would have rendered the company's controller


Government research paper on directors' reporting regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2015

The Government has published its much awaited research paper on how companies and shareholders have responded to the new reporting and governance


High Court implies duty of honesty and integrity into vehicle recovery contract
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 12 2015

In a recent decision, the High Court has implied a duty of “honesty and integrity” into a vehicle recovery contract: D&G Cars Ltd v Essex Police