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The English Court of Appeal finds that accepting non-contractual performance would have overcome a force majeure event

United Kingdom - November 9 2022 In this update we discuss the English Court of Appeal's judgment in MUR Shipping BV v RTI Ltd [2022] EWHC 467 (Comm), which was handed down on 27…

Jonathan Cohen, Hormis Kallarackel, Mark Stefanini

Default on a secured loan facility: the English High Court considers a lender's right to terminate

United Kingdom - May 19 2022 In Lombard North Central Plc v European Skyjets Ltd1, the English High Court has found that a loan agreement had been validly terminated by a lender…

Jonathan Cohen, Ian McDonald, Findley Penn-Hughes, Mark Stefanini

Ukraine Crisis - Implications for English law contracts

Ukraine, United Kingdom - March 1 2022 The crisis in Ukraine will increase the pressure on global supply chains, which are already under significant strain as a result of the…

Jonathan Cohen, Mark Stefanini

Okpabi and others v Royal Dutch Shell plc and another - UK Supreme Court provides further clarification on parent company liability for the actions of its foreign subsidiary

United Kingdom - March 1 2021 The UK Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in the case of Okpabi and others v Royal Dutch Shell Plc and another. Summary of key points The…

Daniel Hart, Jonathan Cohen, Sam Eastwood, Libby Reynolds

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…

Jonathan Cohen, Mark Stefanini