This week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly considers an important decision from the Supreme Court on whether a claimant is obliged to plead and prove foreign law, as well as an interesting case for the maritime sector on sanctions clauses in LOUs, and guidance from the TCC on the operation of the new rules on trial witness statements.
In this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly there are important comments from the Court of Appeal on the enforcement of adjudication awards and whether uncontroverted expert evidence must be accepted, and the Commercial Court considers the effect of breach of an ADR provision.
In this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly look out for an interesting shipbuilding case involving the use of confidential design documents, as well as the Court of Appeal’s comments on estoppel by conduct and guidance on when an adjournment will be granted.
There’s lots to discover in this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly, including decisions on liability for rent during the covid-19 pandemic, which time zone should be used to determine the date of discharge, and the impact of the Disclosure Pilot on pre-action disclosure applications.
In this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly look out for two cases on proceedings for contempt of court, what happened when a draft witness statement was shown to the other side before a hearing, and how to draft an unless order.
The Commercial Disputes Weekly returns with a number of significant recent decisions from the English courts, not least the Supreme Court’s decision regarding the existence of lawful act economic duress in English law. Plus look out for a number of decisions in the maritime sector, as well as advice on how to plead a case of estoppel by convention.
In this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly see how Covid-19 has been impacting on court business, from the effect on service abroad, to the implications for commercial transactions.
In this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly find out what the English courts had to say on the interpretation of a liquidated damages provision in a construction contract, the recovery of the costs of obtaining security in a foreign jurisdiction, and for how long an individual can be required to surrender their travel documents.
In this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly discover whether collateral warranties in construction projects constitute construction contracts, how to determine whether a shipbuilding contract guarantee is a see to it or an on demand guarantee, and warnings on the importance of getting it right when serving and issuing proceedings. Plus the Supreme Court gives some thought to estoppel by convention.
In this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly, reminders from the Court of Appeal of the importance of the open justice principle and the consensual nature of arbitration, as well as an interesting decision on the interaction between insolvency regimes and jurisdiction clauses.