Dispute Resolution - Commercial


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  • Two cases on English High Court Jurisdiction concerning international cartels


    Submitted: 25 October 2016

    Two recent cases have helped to clarify the question of the jurisdictional scope of Article 101 TFEU in follow-on damages actions.

  • FCA discussion paper on Senior Managers and Certification Regime Restricted access


    Submitted: 06 October 2016

    The FCA has published a discussion paper about how those heading up the legal function in firms should be treated under the Senior Managers and Certification regime.

  • The future of disclosure


    Submitted: 04 October 2016

    The disclosure process has become too cumbersome and too expensive. How are the courts reacting to this and what changes are taking place?

  • Consumer unfair terms: CJEU sets out test for personal guarantees in business lending


    Submitted: 03 October 2016

    An article on the CJEU test for the application of the Unfair Terms Directive to personal guarantees and security agreements.

  • Qatar construction toolkit - defects Restricted access


    Submitted: 22 September 2016

    This short article considers some of the more common issues concerning ongoing obligations for defects in Qatar.

  • The Law Society’s new draft guidance on privilege


    Submitted: 08 September 2016

    The draft guidance is part of Law Society's response to the growing threats posed to privilege. It is designed to remind the profession of the circumstances in which privilege is available and the importance of the need to assert it when it is proper to do so.

  • Supreme Court restates the illegality defence


    Submitted: 25 August 2016

    ​The recent decision of the Supreme Court in Patel v Mirza [2016] UKSC 42 has restated the law in relation to the “illegality” defence. Illegality will no longer be an absolute bar to bringing a claim.

  • Commitment letter: Acceptance by conduct


    Submitted: 16 August 2016

    The Commercial Court in Novus Aviation Limited v Alubaf Arab International Bank BSC(c) [2016] EWHC 1575 (Comm) held that a document that had been signed by one party, but not countersigned, was still a legally binding agreement as acceptance was communicated via conduct.

  • Angola accedes to New York Convention


    Submitted: 15 August 2016

    ​Angola has become the 157th party to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, signalling greater enforceability of international awards there.

  • Developments in arbitration in Singapore: some innovation, some catching up


    Submitted: 11 August 2016

    SIAC has introduced new Arbitration Rules which allow for the early dismissal of unmeritorious claims and the Government has proposed legislation to allow third party funding of international arbitrations seated in Singapore.

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