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Court of Appeal rules on liability of partner unaware of fiduciary breach of another partner
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

Court of Appeal reverses decision of lower Court to find that a partner who had been unaware of the wrongful conduct of the second partner in a


Salt v Stratstone Specialist
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

Section 2(2) of the Misrepresentation Act 1967 provides that, where a person has been induced to enter into a contract because of a


UK: contractual audit clauses: another dispute comes to court
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2015

Audit clauses in contracts are tools for policing contracting behaviour. While their use is well-established in some sectors, too many businesses


Court of Appeal clarifies approach to ordering rescission for misrepresentation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2015

Where a party has entered into a contract as a result of a misrepresentation, the question often arises as to whether it can unwind, or “rescind”, the


Key factors to consider when interpretingconstruing commercial contracts
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2015

The recent English Supreme Court decision in Arnold v Britton provides important clarification of the correct approach to adopt when interpreting


Groundbreaking High Court decision brings relief to LLPs
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2015

The High Court has today, for the first time, decided that the doctrine of repudiatory breach does not apply to LLP agreements. The decision in


Court of Appeal clarifies when damages are recoverable in lieu of rescission
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2015

In Geoffrey Alan Salt v Stratstone Specialist Ltd 2015 EWCA Civ 745, the Court of Appeal confirmed that damages in lieu of rescission under s. 2(2


Contract interpretation the pendulum swings back
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • July 22 2015

A long-running dispute in a Welsh caravan park is the unlikely catalyst for a UK Supreme Court judgment that will have far-reaching ramifications for


Private M&A on trial: recent court decisions
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2015

The English courts have considered a number of recent cases concerning the interpretation of share purchase agreements, shareholders' agreements and


Reminder on the measure of damages for non-delivery
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2015

A recent decision of the English Court has underlined that where there is an available market, the prima facie measure of damages for non-delivery is