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Challenges to dividends
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • December 1 2016

AWA was an entity owned by the Sequana group. Following various corporate acquisitions, BAT became liable for an environmental clean-up in the US and


Oil & Gas Shipping: Excluding ‘consequential loss’ can restrict ‘direct’ damages
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2016

The Commercial Court was recently asked to consider the correct construction of the phrase “consequential or special losses or expenses” in a clause


Indirect and consequential loss exclusions: a case for change?
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

A Commercial Court decision earlier this month has upheld a broad interpretation of a consequential loss exclusion in favour of the traditionally


Court of Appeal refuses to imply term where contract incomplete
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2016

The Court of Appeal has held, by a majority, that no binding agreement was reached between the seller of several flats and an estate agent, as the


Court of Appeal reviews common law right to terminate contracts for breach
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2016

In a recent case, the UK Court of Appeal has considered the issues around termination of contracts relying on common law rights. Although the case


Court refuses permission for derivative action to proceed following riskbenefit analysis
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2016

The High Court has refused permission for two members of a company to continue a derivative action despite there being (at least) a prima facie case


M&A Weekly Update 18-24 November 2016
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2016

In this issue we look at a recent case on using a capital reduction in connection with a public takeover, as well as examining recent guidance from


General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before


High Court considers the meaning of “close of business”
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 23 2016

One of the issues to be determined in this case was the meaning of “close of business” in relation to a “default valuation notice” sent by Exxonmobil


Unfair prejudice and beneficial shareholders: a confused noise
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom
  • November 23 2016

While the position regarding the standing of struck off companies in BVI is relatively clear (see last year's English Commercial Court decision of