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Is domestic arbitration set for a resurgence?

Domestic arbitration has been overtaken by adjudication and the efficiency of the TCC. With uncertainty over Brexit and the increased cost of litigation is arbitration set for resurgence?
28 September 2016

Costs in adjudication: can you recover using the Late Payment Act?

Does the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 provide a way of claiming costs in adjudication? The recent case of Lulu v Mulalley has reignited debate.
28 September 2016

Public procurement: when is a development agreement not a public works contract?

A review of R (Faraday Development Ltd) v West Berkshire Council and another which offers guidance on how development agreements can be structured to fall outside the scope of public procurement law.
22 September 2016

The Serious Fraud Office has its second deferred prosecution agreement approved

The SFO has had its second DPA approved in respect of an offence under the Bribery Act 2010. This DPA sheds further light onto how such agreements are likely to work in the future.
25 August 2016

Publication

New F1 Regulations attempt to inject some competition

Thomas Webb summarises the recently announced changes to the Formula One Grand Prix regulations for 2017 and explores their potential impact on the smaller teams and the sport in general.
24 August 2016

Duty to report on Payment Practices due in April 2017

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy suggest that the duty for large companies to publish reports on payment practices is now due April 2017.
19 August 2016

Pokemon Go: legal implications for landowners and occupiers

So what is all the fuss about the current craze of Pokémon hunting, and why should landowners and occupiers, in particular, care about the new game? 
17 August 2016

Fool me once: the finality of settlement in the face of fraud

The Supreme Court's decision to unravel a settlement agreement influenced by misrepresentation means that there is now little comfort in the finality and certainty of settlement.
02 August 2016

Personal liability for director's failure to obtain adequate employer's liability cover?

The Supreme Court has held that a director was not personally liable for an insolvent company’s failure to obtain and maintain employers’ liability insurance as required by statute.
29 July 2016

Illegality revisited – how deep does the rot go?

The Supreme Court has revisited the murky waters of the defence of illegality and found that the courts must apply a flexible, public policy test when considering arrangements tainted by illegality.
28 July 2016

The Supreme Court clarifies when lying to an insurer will invalidate insurance claims

The Supreme Court has held that 'collateral' lies told to an insurer in support of a policy claim will not prevent recovery where the lies are immaterial to the insured's right to recover.
25 July 2016

Delegate carefully or risk liability

Leigh Day found not to have discharged its duty of care.
25 July 2016
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