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Mistakes will happen: English Court of Appeal clarifies the test for rectification for common mistake

United Kingdom - August 16 2019 The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in the case of FSHC Group Holdings Ltd v GLAS Trust Corporation Ltd, which concerned whether or not two...

Miles Robinson, Jonathan Cohen.

Court of Appeal considers bank's liability to third party investors

United Kingdom - April 12 2019 Section 1 of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 (the “1999 Act”) provides that a third party can enforce a contract if it purports to...

Lauren Theodoulou.

2019 Outlook: Cybersecurity and Data Privacy

USA - January 30 2019 Cyber attacks became even more sophisticated and severe in 2018, with incidents ranging from exfiltration and extortion schemes, to attacks on...

Marcus A. Christian, Mickey Leibner, John Nadolenco, Jeffrey P. Taft, Rajesh De, Matthew A. Waring, Kendall C. Burman, Christopher M. Mikson, MD, Emily K. Strunk, Joshua M. Silverstein, David A. Simon, Diletta De Cicco, Mark A. Prinsley, Cristiane Manzueto, Samantha C. Booth, Veronica R. Glick, Jonathan Weinberg, Zaneta Kim, Sasha Keck, Benjamin A. Shoemaker, Lisa V. Zivkovic, Charles-Albert Helleputte, Oliver Yaros, Linda L. Rhodes, Lei Shen, Matthew Bisanz, Gabriela Kennedy, Evan M. Wooten, Stephen Lilley.

English Court of Appeal provides clarification regarding the regulation of dividend payments to shareholders

United Kingdom - January 29 2019 In the recent case of Global Corporate Ltd v Hale , the Court of Appeal was asked to assess whether sums, described as “interim dividends”, paid to...

Devi Shah, Robert Hobson, Miles Robinson.

Court of Appeal refuses to grant indefinite stay on the enforcement of English law debts

United Kingdom - January 24 2019 For more than a century, a creditor holding English law governed debt relied on the principle (known as the “rule in Gibbs ”) that a debt governed by...

Alexandra Wood, Lauren Theodoulou.