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A trio of liquidation decisions overseas application of S.213, costs of compliance with S.236 and effects of arbitration clause on debt recovery actions
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 3 2015

Recent weeks have seen a number of decisions concerning liquidations - in this article we explore three of the more interesting ones. 1) Overseas


UK: 'socially justified' parking ticket or penalty?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 2 2015

After a hundred years of relative stagnation, the law of liquidated damages is changing fast. An important new case on the topic is about to be


UK Supreme Court finds that UK member of Delaware LLC is entitled to double taxation relief
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 2 2015

In an unexpected decision, the United Kingdom Supreme Court has held in Anson v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs 2015 UKSC 144 that


Landmark UK Supreme Court ruling on default clauses and damages: Bunge SA v Nidera BV
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

The decision has been long awaited. In its landmark unanimous ruling handed down on 1 July 2015, The Supreme Court laid down clear guidance on the


Contracting parties both fail to incorporate standard terms and conditions
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2015

In the High Court case of Transformers & Rectifiers Ltd v Needs Ltd 2015 the preliminary issue of whether the standard terms and conditions (Ts&Cs


Court of Appeal rejects unfair prejudice claim based on amendment to drag-along rights
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2015

In Arbuthnott v Bonnyman and others 2015 the Court of Appeal rejected an appeal relating to a claim of unfair prejudice under section 994 Companies


Breach of contract to educate - can you be more specific, please?
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

In our consumer society, we are familiar with complaints and claims being brought by aggrieved customers. With the introduction of tuition fees


Battle of the forms to the death!
  • Deacons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

In the English case of Transformers and Rectifiers Ltd v Needs Ltd 2015 EWHC 269 (TCC), the court had to decide, as a preliminary issue, what terms


Interpreting business contracts: 'commercial common sense' under the spotlight
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

A new Supreme Court decision has sounded a note of caution regarding the role of 'commercial common sense' in interpreting business contracts under


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