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The difference between representations and warranties

United Kingdom - July 18 2013 The High Court decision of Mr. Justice Mann in Sycamore Bidco Ltd v Breslin & Anor considered whether express warranties in a share sale agreement...

Jeffery Roberts, Gareth Jones, Amar K. Madhani, Alex Lloyd.


Implied “good faith” terms in the performance of contracts

United Kingdom - July 18 2013 In overturning a decision of the High Court, the court of appeal in Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust v Compass Group UK And Ireland Ltd (trading...

Jeffery Roberts, Gareth Jones, Amar K. Madhani, Alex Lloyd.


Piercing the corporate veil

United Kingdom - July 18 2013 The UK Supreme Court's decision in the VTb Capital case included a unanimous decision (on the element of the appeal that relates to the piercing of...

Jeffery Roberts, Gareth Jones, Amar K. Madhani, Alex Lloyd.


Vendor-purchaser restrictive covenants

United Kingdom - July 18 2013 The High Court has highlighted in Cavendish Square Holdings BV v El Makdessi that it is reluctant to strike down restrictive covenants between a...

Jeffery Roberts, Gareth Jones, Amar K. Madhani, Alex Lloyd.


Delaware streamlines public company acquisition timelines

USA - July 18 2013 Proposed new statute will facilitate tender offer structures and eliminate use of top-up options in many circumstances...

Jeffery Roberts, Gareth Jones, Amar K. Madhani, Alex Lloyd.