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Court of Appeal boosts provisional assessment regime
  • BLM
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2018

The Court of Appeal has delivered a welcome boost to the provisional assessment regime by confirming that the cap on costs still applies even where


Agency, effect of a bribe on the enforceability of a contract by a third party, and the effect of a conflict of interest
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2018

Kommunale Wasserwerke Leipzig GmbH (KWL) is the municipal water company of Leipzig. It was run at all relevant times by two individuals, Mr Heininger


Privy Council decision on pre-contract representations in a commercial borrower-lender relationship
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2018

In November 2017, the Board of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (the Board) gave judgment on an appeal against, inter alia, liability under


What can we learn from the second half of 2017
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2018

Cases which consider the construction and use of standard form financial agreements almost always deserve reading. Most


Who can sue for breach of the non-payment terms of a bearer note?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2018

Secure Capital SA (SC) was the owner of the entire beneficial interest in a series of notes issued by Credit Suisse (the Notes). The Notes were


Court of Appeal Considers Rules Governing the Granting of Security For Costs
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • January 16 2018

On the 15th of December 2017, Mr. Justice Gerard Hogan delivered the long-awaited Court of Appeal decision in the case of Used Car Importers of


No duty of care owed by banks to customers in relation to IRHP review
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2018

The Court of Appeal decided that banks do not owe a duty of care to customers in relation to their conduct of the review agreed between the banks and


Substantially negotiated LMA facility agreements not caught by section 3 of UCTA
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2018

In June, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in an appeal that considered whether section 3 of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 (UCTA


(1) CN (2) GN v Poole Borough Council 2017 EWCA Civ 2185
  • BLM
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2018

Do local authorities owe children in their area a common law duty of care to protect them from harm by third parties? Such cases are usually termed


If the cap fits - interpretation of caps on liability
  • Gateley Plc
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2018

This blog post looks at a recent Judgment, in which the Court of Appeal considered how to construe an ambiguously drafted cap on liability clause