In a sign of things to come, in this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly the first Covid-19 related cases are starting to appear, as well as arguments that any resulting economic downturn would justify an order for security for costs.
The interaction of dispute resolution processes with other regimes take centre stage in this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly, with an important decision from the Supreme Court on the compatibility of the statutory adjudication process with the insolvency regime, a decision regarding the arbitrability of claims under the Companies Act 2006, and a decision on whether a State was immune from claims in arbitration under the State Immunity Act 1978.
A sigh of relief for a bailor under a collateral management agreement in this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly, plus what happens where you’ve been erroneously named in a bill of lading.
In this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly, find out what happened when the Supreme Court decided that a libel trial had been conducted unfairly, as well as what you need to do in relation to the disclosure of “known adverse documents” and whether an arbitrator should be removed where he may be a witness in the dispute.
Check out this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly for the latest decisions from the English courts, from whether jurisdiction should be declined in relation to a fraud and bribery claim, to discussion of the meaning of “manager” and “operator” of a seagoing ship for the purposes of the 1976 Limitation Convention.
In another busy week, the English courts have been asked to determine whether the London Stock Exchange should provide confidential information to an AIM-listed litigation funder, the circumstances in which an arbitrator should be removed from their position, and if a six year old order for committal should be set aside.
The English courts continue to hand down judgments on issues as diverse as the enforcement of foreign judgments, the use of electronic bundles during the Covid-19 pandemic, and the approach to specific disclosure applications. Check out the latest Commercial Disputes Weekly to find out what’s been happening.
In this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly find out when you can rely on without prejudice statements to rebut allegations of fraud, when the court will order a payment on account of costs and a salutary lesson on the risks of refusing to mediate.
Confused about how to determine what the proper law of an arbitration agreement is? Well in this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly, find out how the Court of Appeal has tried to bring some clarity to the issue.
What happens where you’ve been ordered to give disclosure but your regulator won’t let you comply with that order? Find out in this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly, which also covers an interesting judgment on the 2007 Lugano Convention, and a warning on the importance of complying with service provisions.