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This week the Commercial Disputes Weekly covers a significant WFW case concerning the enforcement of adjudication awards, as well as a warning to directors and officers on the importance of complying with court orders.
Court of Appeal confirms WFW’s landmark success on challenges to enforcement of adjudication decisions
The case is a landmark decision for the construction industry.
For the latest decisions on the fraud exception to privilege and the operation of joint privilege, as well as a significant Court of Appeal decision on hybrid construction contracts, check out this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly.
The English Court of Appeal has recently revisited the thorny issue of Legal Advice Privilege, providing some much-needed clarification on when it will apply, particularly in the context of communications sent to multiple addressees.
The significance of current and swell on performance warranties has been the subject of a number of recent LMAA arbitral awards that has brought to light certain uncertainties in this area.
The English High Court recently handed down a helpful judgment that confirms the longstanding market view on the use of bonds and guarantees issued following a declaration of General Average (GA).
This article considers the English High Court’s decision in The Tiger Shanghai, which addressed the issues arising out of obligations in time charterparties to notify claims and provide supporting documents within narrow time frames.
In the Amalie Essberger, the English High Court recently sought to clarify the question of precisely what demurrage time bar clauses require, but in so doing, some lingering uncertainty remains.