Christopher Richards

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Cryptoassets - High Court permits service of proceedings exclusively by NFT

United Kingdom - February 16 2023 On 13 January 2023, the High Court handed down a landmark decision in the case of Osbourne v Persons Unknown and others [2023] EWHC 39 (KB). In what…

Sean Adams, Alistair Connor, Henry Stride

Settling disputes: Settling "all claims" includes unknown claims related to fraud

USA - January 26 2023 In a recent judgment, the Court of Appeal ruled that an agreement for the settlement of "all and any claims" extended to unknown claims based on…

Catherine Naylor, Alistair Connor, Tom Cox

Good faith obligations - Context is everything

United Kingdom - November 4 2022 In a judgment with potentially far-reaching implications, the Court of Appeal has given a restrictive reading of the scope of an express duty of good…

Sean Adams, Emma Carr

Arbitration Act - consultation launched on proposed reforms

United Kingdom - September 27 2022 The Law Commission has just launched a consultation on its provisional proposals for reforming the Arbitration Act 1996 (the Act), designed to ensure…

Gordon Bell, Elinor Crowther

Words matter - Excluding liability for wasted expenditure

United Kingdom - June 22 2022 In a recent judgment, the Court of Appeal considered the proper construction of a clause that excluded liability for, among other things, "loss of…

Helen Davenport, Ashley R Pigott