Dispute resolution


Legal privilege | High Court offers some crumbs of comfort

2017 has seen two of the most significant, and for many, unwelcome, decisions on legal privilege for some time, in the form of the RBS Rights Issue litigation and SFO...

Written on 14 Dec 2017


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Osborne Clarke obtains anti-suit relief for Dell EMC to restrain Moroccan proceedings

In dealings between global businesses, disputes often arise around whether group companies other than those named in the original contract have been involved in the delivery of services. The extent...

Written on 14 Dec 2017


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Tips from a Mediator about how to prepare for the Mediation of your dispute

You may hear that most disputes are settled at Mediation, with the parties compromising their claims in order to avoid litigation. This is true, but settlement doesn’t just happen. To...

Written on 7 Dec 2017


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The eagerly anticipated Coty-judgment is out: what does it mean for online distribution?

Yesterday, 6 December 2017, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) published its long-awaited judgment in the Coty-case (C-230/16). Finding in favour of Coty, the court ruled that selective...

Written on 7 Dec 2017


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Morrisons found vicariously liable for mass data breach caused by employee

In a judgment handed down on 1 December 2017, Morrisons has been found vicariously liable for the act of one of its employees, who posted personal data of 100,000 other employees...

Written on 1 Dec 2017


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EFTA Court rules no need for “sufficiently serious” breach to claim damages for breach of public procurement rules

This decision is not binding on English courts, but will need to be reconciled with the Supreme Court decision that came to the opposite conclusion on the same facts. The...

Written on 10 Nov 2017


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