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High Court rules no binding oral contract created during telephone call

United Kingdom - April 15 2020 The High Court has ruled that no binding oral contract was created during a telephone conversation between a corporate financial adviser and its…

Simon Garrett.

D&O insurance: changes to UK Insolvency Law in response to COVID-19

United Kingdom - April 1 2020 On Saturday (28 March 2020) the UK Government announced certain changes to insolvency laws in response to COVID-19, intended to help companies and…

Andrew Milne, Matthew Freeley, Tristan Hall.

First shareholder class action in England & Wales is dismissed

United Kingdom - November 19 2019 On 15 November, a shareholder class action claim (the first of its kind in the English courts) brought by a group of over 5000 Lloyds shareholders…

Simon Garrett.

Insurance issues: Summer 2016

European Union, United Kingdom - August 11 2016 The European Court of Justice handed down its judgment on 17 February 2016 in the case of Air Baltic Corporation AS v Lietuvos Respublikos…

Alaina Wadsworth, David Walsh, Estelle Duxbury, Simon Garrett, Sophie Newman.

Claims against directors: illegality defence and attribution of directors' knowledge to company

United Kingdom - April 24 2015 The Supreme Court has held that, where a company had been the victim of wrong-doing by its directors, the directors' wrong-doing could not be…

Estelle Duxbury, Graeme MacLeod, Maxine Cupitt, Simon Garrett.