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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


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


Court of Appeal ruling points towards fines of up to 100 of pre-tax profits for large corporate offenders
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2015

In a judgment handed down last week (R v Thames Water Utilities Ltd 2015 EWCA Crim 960), the Court of Appeal has for the first time applied the new


High Court strikes out warranty claim due to shortcomings in claim notice
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2015

The High Court has held that a notice delivered by a purchaser under a sale and purchase agreement did not meet the contractual requirements of a


Court of Appeal considers conflicting jurisdiction clauses in insurance service agreements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2015

In the recent case of Trust Risk Group SPA v AmTrust Europe Ltd 2015 EWCA Civ 437 the Court of Appeal held that there was a good arguable case that


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