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Fenwick Elliott Solicitors | United Kingdom | 26 Feb 2021

Parental Control … Continued. Okpabi v Royal Dutch Shell and Another

The Supreme Court handed down a unanimous judgment in Okpabi and Others (Appellants) v Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Another (Respondents) [2021] UKSC 3…
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Morrison & Foerster LLP | United Kingdom | 17 Feb 2021

The World Is Your Oyster? Supreme Court Confirms UK Jurisdictional Gateway for Parent Company Liability

On 12 February 2021, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the high profile case of Okpabi v Shell,[1] in which it allowed a jurisdictional…
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Corrs Chambers Westgarth | Australia, United Kingdom | 2 Oct 2019

Financial investor liability for portfolio company actions: a shifting landscape

The legal, political and societal assessment of parent responsibility for the actions of affiliated organisations is changing in many parts of the…
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VWV | United Kingdom | 13 Sep 2019

Is a Parent Company Responsible for How Its Subsidiary Behaves?

The Court of Appeal has recently considered whether a parent company should be held responsible to third parties for the acts and/or omissions of its…
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White & Case LLP | European Union, United Kingdom | 15 Aug 2019

2019 Summer review: M&A legal and market developments

The Supreme Court decided that there was an arguable Iissue to be tried over whether a UK parent company (P) had owed and breached…
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ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law | Turkey | 19 Jun 2019

Simplified Mergers in Turkey under Turkish Commercial Code

Merger, in general, is a complex procedure which requires detailed and long formalities. Simplified merger creates an option for the joint stock…
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Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners | Poland | 30 Apr 2019

POLAND: Competition watchdog investigates market sharing trucks cartel

The Polish competition watchdog has announced the launch of antitrust proceedings against parties to an alleged truck dealers cartel. According to a…
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White & Case LLP | United Kingdom, Zambia | 23 Apr 2019

Supreme Court finds that UK-domiciled parent company may owe duty of care to third parties for the acts of its foreign subsidiaries

On 10 April 2019, the Supreme Court in Vedanta Resources Plc v Lungowe, determined that a UK-domiciled parent company may owe a duty of care to third…
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King & Wood Mallesons | United Kingdom | 19 Apr 2019

Parent company liability & class actions - UK Supreme Court delivers landmark judgment

The recent landmark judgment of the UK Supreme Court in Vedanta Resources PLC and another v Lungowe and others [2019] UKSC 20 (“Vedanta”) has…
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Mayer Brown | United Kingdom | 16 Apr 2019

Responsible parenting: UK Supreme Court rules that parent company can be sued for the actions of its foreign subsidiary

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in a procedural appeal in the case Vedanta Resources PLC and another v Lungowe and others, concerning…
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