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In Derek Hodd Ltd v Climate Change Capital Ltd  EWHC 1665 (Ch) the defendant disputed the identity of both parties to a contract.
The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal in a case concerning the extent to which a guarantee still applies if the guaranteed contract has been varied.
The High Court ruled that the true construction of the standard definition of shares in a charge document did not extend to rights under a shareholder loan agreement.
Supreme Court confirms power to grant declaratory and anti-suit injunctive relief even where no arbitration is commenced or proposed
The Supreme Court has confirmed the jurisdiction of the English courts to declare that a claim can only properly be brought in arbitration.
Article 23 jurisdiction agreement upheld despite alleged invalidity of host contract under governing law
The validity and effect of a jurisdiction clause covered by Article 23 is to be assessed solely by reference to the requirements of Article 23 of the Lugano, not any national law.
The parties’ relationship was one of principal and agent, and therefore the agent is required by law to produce documents relating to the affairs of the principal.
Coroin Ltd (sub nom Patrick Gerard Mckillen) v Misland (Cyprus) Investments Ltd & 7 ors highlights the subtlety in the operation of pre-emption provisions.
The Court of Appeal has upheld the judgment in Antonio Gramsci Shipping Corp & Ors v Aivars Lembergs.
With the social elections to be held on 13 November 2013, Allen & Overy takes the opportunity to examine the special protection against dismissal for certain categories of employees.
The last several months have seen a notable uptick in municipal securities actions brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Enforcement Division.
The Court of Justice of the European Union released its judgment today in the Crédit Lyonnais case.
Many countries hold emergency supplies of petroleum products that can be released onto the market in the event of supply disruptions.
The Tax Justice Network has received a legal opinion from Farrer & Co. It basically concludes that there is no positive duty on directors to avoid tax.
Five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, we take a step back to review how financial markets are performing today.
The EU is closer towards finalising its new market abuse regime, with the European Parliament giving its backing to the political agreement reached on a new Market Abuse Regulation.
Patent cliffs remain one of the biggest issues facing the pharmaceutical industry.
There’s good news and more clarity for pension funds reviewing their derivatives investment strategy in the light of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation.
MAS has issued notices to banks on the requirements for conducting foreign exchange conversion in China via the Renminbi clearing bank in Singapore.
This document describes Allen & Overy’s response, dated 21 August 2013, to an HM Treasury and Infrastructure UK open consultation.
The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive will have a major impact on the asset management sector.