United Kingdom - July 18 2012 The Court of Appeal considered a side letter was unenforceable as an agreement to agree with no certainty as to its terms and a lack of intention to create legal relations between the parties.
United Kingdom - July 18 2012 A settlement agreement entered into between two parties was concerned only with rights as between those parties and did not extend to any third-party rights which one party subsequently acquired.
European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom - April 17 2014 France has recently created a new role in the prosecution office, a Public Prosecutor specifically for financial offences with national jurisdiction…
United Kingdom - May 2 2012 The case of Rainy Sky S.A. and others v Kookmin Bank  provides further useful guidance on the approach the Courts will take when interpreting a contract and highlights how the Courts will use the concept of “business common sense”.
United Kingdom - November 5 2012 The High Court has provided guidance on the circumstances in which professional advisers owe a duty of care to third parties.