The decisions covered in Commercial Disputes Weekly this week include the ongoing pandemic fallout, the Court of Appeal upholding a lower court decision on speed and consumption warranties in charterparties, the problem with shareholders claiming for loss of a company and the law of privilege in cross-jurisdictional litigation.
In Commercial Dispute Weekly Issue 107, the cases address some contractual basics; offer and acceptance, jurisdiction clauses and quantification of damages for breach. We also look at a decision highlighting the often difficult issue of when litigation privilege begins.
The cases in this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly look at the Court’s approach to all types of behaviour including serious error, dishonesty and fraud.
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.
Prosafe is the leading Norwegian headquartered owner/operator of semi-submersible accommodation vessels.
The WFW Italy Regulatory team advised Made in Energy before the Regional Administrative Court of Milan on its request for the annulment of a sanction from the Italian Regulatory Authority for Energy, Networks and Environment regarding electricity imbalances.
This article considers updates to the ICC arbitration rules which came into force on 1 January 2021, including provisions on consolidation and joinder, and the use of remote hearings.
In this article we consider a recent decision in the English High Court which held that substantial damages are recoverable based on the infringement of a bailor’s right to possession of property.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is pushing both US and foreign borrowers to consider US bankruptcy options. This article explores what lenders need to know about US Bankruptcy Code to protect their investment.