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Modern Slavery Act 2015 - Implications for the Construction Industry in the Middle East
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Middle East, United Kingdom
  • August 21 2017

Sometimes, legislation can have a wide reaching impact affecting operations in many different jurisdictions. The implications of the UK's Modern


Court finds veto right in share option agreement was discretionary and could not be exercised capriciously, arbitrarily or unreasonably
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2017

Where a share option agreement provided that the option could be exercised only with board consent, the High Court has ordered specific performance


Court of Appeal clarifies when parties are dealing on written standard terms of business so that the UCTA reasonableness test will apply
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2017

The Court of Appeal has upheld an order for summary judgment for sums due under a facility agreement which was based on a Loan Market Association


High Court decision underlines importance of knowing who you are contracting with
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2017

The High Court has recently found that a group of waste removal companies which provided services to a company that went into liquidation shortly


Court of Appeal considers implied variation and good faith in relation to contractual rights of termination
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2017

The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision granting summary judgment to a defendant in relation to an allegation that it had wrongfully terminated a


Court of Appeal decision casts doubt on principles requiring narrow interpretation of exclusion clauses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 2 2017

The Court of Appeal has found that an exclusion clause in an engineering services contract was effective to exclude any liability on the part of the


Managing risk: a disputes perspective (2017)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 25 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills recently held its annual disputes client conference exploring some key legal and compliance risks facing major corporates


High Court finds obligation to use “all reasonable endeavours” to reach agreement with third party was enforceable
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2017

The High Court has upheld a contractual provision requiring a party to use "all reasonable endeavours" to obtain a senior debt facility agreement


High Court finds option agreement void for uncertainty where it left delivery dates to be agreed
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

The High Court has found that an option agreement for the purchase of oil tankers was void for uncertainty where it provided that the delivery date


UK Government pushed to impose a corporate duty to prevent human rights abuse
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

The UK Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights latest report on Human Rights and Business has urged the Government to introduce new legislation