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TLT Solicitors
The Court of Appeal has recently held that information about the communications and data component of the government's Smart Meter Programme constitutes "environmental information" ...
TLT Solicitors
Lord Justice Jackson published his supplemental report on the civil litigation fixed costs regime this week.
On 8 February 2017, Ogier reported on the RBS Issue Rights Litigation. A recent decision of the High Court of England and Wales follows that judgment and extends the trend, ...
Harbottle & Lewis LLP
At a recent interim hearing in the high profile case between Jeffrey Blue and Mike Ashley, who runs the Sports Direct chain, the High Court refused to give Times Newspapers Limited permission...
Andrews Kurth LLP
The problem that the SAAMCO principle was established to address was colourfully illustrated by Lord Hoffman in the SAAMCO case itself.
Clyde & Co
Following instructions from NHS Resolution, Clyde & Co have successfully defended a claim involving an alleged negligently performed shoulder operation.
Gowling WLG
In its judgment in Globalia Business Travel S.A.U. (formerly TravelPlan S.A.U) of Spain (Respondent) v Fulton Shipping Inc of Panama (Appellant) [2017] UKSC 43, the Supreme Court considered...
Clyde & Co
The Court of Appeal has reversed a judgment of the Commercial Court which had worrying implications for banks concluding international transactions using standard form ISDA documentation.
Clyde & Co
Following recent developments in the funding market and Nick's professional career, Ben took the opportunity to catch up with Nick and share thoughts on the current state-of-play.
Withers LLP
This week's corporate law news roundup includes discussions of the US Supreme Court's recent decision relating to where a corporation resides for purpose of venue in patent infringement cases...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On 15 June 2017 the English Court of Appeal handed down a significant judgment in Dexia Crediop S.p.A. v Comune di Prato.
Gowling WLG
In a recent decision the High Court has confirmed that a defendant is able to obtain security for its costs from a claimant's litigation funder.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
In this month's Insight we review some of the basics in respect of privilege so far as it pertains to construction claims including adjudications.
Withers LLP
This week's corporate law news roundup includes discussions of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision on SEC disgorgement payments for ill-gotten gains, the Eleventh Circuit's adoption...
Bennett Jones LLP
A recent England and Wales High Court decision has laid the groundwork for a new tortious cause of action.
Clyde & Co
In yet more sentencing news, the Sentencing Council has published a new Definitive Guideline dealing with the reduction in sentence for a guilty plea.
In March the Munich offices of international law firm Jones Day, were raided by prosecutors in the VW emissions investigation. This breach of the law firm citadel has shone a bright light on the confidentiality of documentation and the importance of legal privilege.
Withers LLP
A Swiss court has found an individual liable in libel for ‘liking' a defamatory posting on Facebook.
Clyde & Co
Although the general view is that increasing transparency is a good thing, in this interview Devika and Richard share their thoughts on why the issue isn't quite that straightforward.
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Abel & Imray
The question of whether something that falls outside the literal wording of a patent claim is nevertheless an infringement, is one that the courts have had to consider on numerous occasions.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The UK Supreme Court has overturned existing case law to, for the first time, formally recognise a "doctrine of equivalents", resulting in a broader scope of patent protection under UK law.
Gowling WLG
In a landmark decision (Actavis v Eli Lilly), the UK Supreme Court has re-steered the law of patent infringement in the UK, stating that there is a doctrine of equivalents.
BrookStreet des Roches
Most commercial leases make tenants responsible for keeping the property in good condition and repair. If a property falls into disrepair during the term of the lease, a landlord may be happy to wait...
TLT Solicitors
Champagne Louis Roederer (CLR), owners of the world-famous champagne brand Cristal, recently received a substantial award in the UK High Court following an earlier successful trade mark infringement...
Gowling WLG
In its judgment in Globalia Business Travel S.A.U. (formerly TravelPlan S.A.U) of Spain (Respondent) v Fulton Shipping Inc of Panama (Appellant) [2017] UKSC 43, the Supreme Court considered...
Pinsent Masons LLP
Banks did not owe a common law duty to their customers to ensure that compensation for allegedly mis-sold interest rate hedging products (IRHPs) was properly calculated under a redress scheme...
Gowling WLG
Under section 3 of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 ("UCTA"), where one party deals on the other's written standard terms of business, that other party can only exclude or restrict its liability...
Pinsent Masons LLP
An investment firm has failed to overturn a default judgment entered against it in favour of investors who had lost their money, on the grounds that the principal firm had no real prospect of...
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