This article, focusing on UK, is the sixth of a series of articles exploring the future of e-charging in Europe.
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In a cautionary decision for parties involved in OFTO transactions, a High Court judgment confirms the importance of precise drafting within SPAs and other OFTO transaction documents to ensure that the parties' intentions regarding risk allocation are reflected accurately.
As the construction industry prepares itself for the gradual return to the “new normal”, this note considers the lessons learnt from the last two months.