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Commercial Disputes Weekly – Issue 121

In Commercial Disputes Weekly we look at the first decision on what is a “construction contract” since adjudication was introduced in 1998, in which Watson Farley & Williams acted for the successful appellant before the Court of Appeal.

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Commercial Disputes Weekly – Issue 120

The spate of adjudication decisions continues with two more cases dealing with enforcement and the binding nature of such decisions. We also discuss a Court of Appeal decision on the applicable law and jurisdiction in a tower of insurance policies and a question of procedural law in arbitration.

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Commercial Disputes Weekly – Issue 119

We cover two adjudication decisions in the latest Commercial Disputes Weekly, as well as an application for permission to substitute an expert witness when the existing expert is no longer willing to act. In addition we discuss the Admiralty Court’s first decision on collision liability in a Precautionary Area.

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Commercial Disputes Weekly – Issue 118

In this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly, we look at an interesting decision on mortgagee’s interest insurance and how to interpret the New York Convention in a domestic law context. We also consider two weighty judgments that contain lessons on how not to behave.

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Commercial Disputes Weekly – Issue 117

In Commercial Disputes Weekly we look at two landlord and tenant cases (on notices and the surrender of a sub-lease), a decision on security for costs against a trustee in bankruptcy and statutory interpretation where the provision was enacted following an EU directive.

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Commercial Disputes Weekly – Issue 116

Commercial Disputes Weekly Issue 116 looks at when a contractor is covered against liability claims by being coinsured under the project insurance policy. It also considers the repercussions of breaching the embargo on draft judgments.

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Commercial Disputes Weekly – Issue 114

This week we consider the impact of an arbitration award on limitation defences and whether planning status should be considered in freehold valuation. We also look at when the court may hand down judgment even after the parties have settled and the ongoing impact of sanctions on dispute resolution.

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Commercial Disputes Weekly – Issue 112

A financial flavour to this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly with a look at Events of Default under a loan facility and a decision on the requisite knowledge for a financial services offence. We also cover a judgment that adds to the developing case law in relation to digital currency and another confirming the importance of enforcement of arbitration awards.

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