In this edition of Commercial Disputes Weekly we discuss decisions on recoverability of damages for negligence, acceptable amendments to adjudication provisions and when a claim may be reinstated after a stay.
Developments in the London listing markets: Changes to UK Takeover Code and prospectus regime19 February 2024
A look at the amendments to the UK Takeover Code and the latest developments concerning reform of the UK prospectus regime.
This edition of Commercial Disputes Weekly considers some important questions of contractual interpretation relating to construction, an arbitration clause and maritime, both chartering and financing.
Developments in the London listing markets: Financial Services and Markets Act 2023 and changes to UK financial promotion regime12 February 2024
We report on the passing into law of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2023, which creates a new financial services regulatory framework for the UK and the changes to the exemptions for high net worth individuals and sophisticated investors under the UK financial promotion regime which came into force on 31 January 2024.
In this edition of Commercial Disputes Weekly, we consider a mixture of substantive and supportive decisions of the English courts relating to ownership of oil, whether disclosure would breach sanctions, competing jurisdictions and the effect of a limitation clause.
This episode discusses the key takeaways from the series overall including the need for improved regulation, transparency, and collaboration across industry and sector participants to drive transition, the cost of inaction and the impact of individuals in addressing climate change.
This article outlines the key corporate law changes introduced in the UK’s Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 which received royal assent on 26 October 2023.
The cases in this edition of Commercial Disputes Weekly provide detailed interpretations of sanctions and landlord and tenant legislation, as well as the importance of the factual matrix in contract interpretation.
Dana’s Western Isles FPSO produces from two oil fields in the Northern North Sea.
On October 18, 2023, the US Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued General License 44 broadly permitting US and non-US persons to deal with Venezuelan crude and gas. Under the license, US and non-US persons generally can transport Venezuelan crude and gas until April 18, 2024.