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English Court of Appeal clarifies when a parent company will be liable for the actions of its subsidiary

United Kingdom - February 19 2018 The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in the case of Okpabi and others v Royal Dutch Shell Plc and another. The case raised important issues…

Miles Robinson

English Court of Appeal considers the effect of the words "subject to contract"

United Kingdom - November 27 2020 The English Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment in the case of Joanne Properties Limited v Moneything Capital Limited and…

Miles Robinson, Mark Stefanini

“No Oral Modification” clause legally effective, Supreme Court holds

United Kingdom - May 18 2018 On Wednesday (16 May), the Supreme Court handed down its Judgment in Rock Advertising Limited v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited [2018] UKSC 24…

Daniel Cook, Ian McDonald, Miles Robinson

English Court considers whether "Braganza duty" and duty of good faith qualify termination rights

United Kingdom - January 20 2020 In TAQA Bratani Limited and others v Rockrose the High Court has recently considered whether Joint Operating Agreements ("JOAs") are relational…

Bob Palmer, Mark Stefanini

"Hindsight is a wonderful thing but foresight is better" - England & Wales Court of Appeal confirms that you cannot imply a term just because, in hindsight, it seems fair

United Kingdom - July 23 2018 In Robert Bou-Simon v BGC Brokers LP [2018] EWCA Civ 1525 the Court of Appeal has confirmed that a contractual term cannot be implied into an…

Susan Rosser