In Commercial Disputes Weekly we look at two landlord and tenant cases (on notices and the surrender of a sub-lease), a decision on security for costs against a trustee in bankruptcy and statutory interpretation where the provision was enacted following an EU directive.
Commercial Disputes Weekly Issue 116 looks at when a contractor is covered against liability claims by being coinsured under the project insurance policy. It also considers the repercussions of breaching the embargo on draft judgments.
This week Commercial Disputes Weekly looks at a decision as to whether a contract of carriage can spring up in a receipt bill of lading after novation of the charterparty.
This week we consider the impact of an arbitration award on limitation defences and whether planning status should be considered in freehold valuation. We also look at when the court may hand down judgment even after the parties have settled and the ongoing impact of sanctions on dispute resolution.
This week we consider a trio of contract cases and the impact of the Ukraine war on dispute resolution.
A financial flavour to this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly with a look at Events of Default under a loan facility and a decision on the requisite knowledge for a financial services offence. We also cover a judgment that adds to the developing case law in relation to digital currency and another confirming the importance of enforcement of arbitration awards.
The cases covered in Commercial Disputes Weekly 111 give guidance on the application of sanctions to a bareboat charter, avoiding a breach of the draft judgment embargo, trusts and claiming losses in relation to investment funds.
Commodities disputes have kept the courts busy this week and allowed the first reported decision on the implied term that insurers will pay claims within a reasonable period. Commercial Disputes Weekly also looks at a Supreme Court decision on the Housing Act 1985 and a case of enforcement of personal guarantees.
A broad spectrum of cases this week in Commercial Disputes Weekly, including jurisdiction, duress and liability apportionment in the first collision case to reach the Supreme Court since 1976.
Our latest Commercial Disputes Weekly contains a trio of contract interpretation cases that demonstrate the importance of understanding exactly what you are agreeing to, and a reminder from the Court that in court hearings are the norm once again.