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International Commercial Contracts: The Importance of Governing Law and Jurisdiction Clauses
  • McDowell Purcell
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2017

In the recent UK case of Menditta v Ryanair, Liverpool County Court upheld a governing law and jurisdiction clause in Ryanair's general terms and


Does Your Commercial Contract Protect You?
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2017

The message from a number of recent decisions from the English courts, in particular the Supreme Court, is clear: if you’ve struck a bad bargain


A court orders rectification of a company's register of members under s.125 Companies Act 2006 in exceptional circumstances
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2017

In (1) Kings Court Trust Limited (2) Lois Joanne Talbot (3) Angela Jane Pilling (Executors of the late Eric Anthony Pilling) v Lancashire Cleaning


The SFO and Barclays: legal points for business to consider
  • Rahman Ravelli
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2017

After a five-year investigation, the SFO has charged Barclays PLC and four former executives with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of


High Court decision underlines importance of knowing who you are contracting with
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2017

The High Court has recently found that a group of waste removal companies which provided services to a company that went into liquidation shortly


White-collar crime - surfing the rising tide of UK and international enforcement
  • Corker Binning
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2017

Companies and their senior executives face regulatory burdens and the possibility of criminal sanctions as never before. Major jurisdictions


Another bad bargain upheld: Wood v Sureterm Direct Ltd 2017 UKSC 24
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2017

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal in Wood v Sureterm Direct Ltd. The Court upheld the Court of Appeal's decision on the meaning of an


Are you entitled to payment under your contract: have you dotted your 'i's and crossed your 't's?
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2017

The general principles of contractual interpretation are easy to state, but the application of such principles appears to be deceivingly simple, given


The Companies (Accounting) Act, 2017 Welcome clarity on where floating charges, once crystallised, rank in relation to the claims of preferential creditors
  • Dillon Eustace
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 21 2017

The Companies (Accounting) Act, 2017 (the Act) was signed into law by President Michael D. Higgins on 17 May 2017 and came into operation on 9 June


Discretion: you actually own it and you have to exercise it properly
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2017

In Watson v Watchfinder.co.uk, a refusal to consent to a share option entailed an improper exercise of a contractual discretion. Watchfinder buys and