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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, Libby Reynolds, Sam Eastwood.

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.

Travelport Limited and others v WEX Inc. - MAE and MAC in a Post Pandemic World

United Kingdom - October 15 2020 In this update we discuss the decision of the English High Court on a number of preliminary issues in the case of Travelport Limited and others v WEX…

Jonathan Cohen, Mark Stefanini.

How far can you stretch "goodwill"? English Court of Appeal considers the meaning of "goodwill" in an SPA

United Kingdom - October 2 2020 In Primus International Holding Co and others v Triumph Controls - UK Ltd and another1, the English Court of Appeal has upheld a first…

Jonathan Cohen, Mark Stefanini.

Effecting service: English High Court finds that demonstrating mere technical compliance with rules on service may be insufficient during ‘lockdown’

United Kingdom - July 13 2020 The service provisions under the Civil Procedure Rules of England & Wales ("CPR") are, as most practitioners will be aware, very detailed…

Jonathan Cohen, Mark Stefanini.