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The principal limitation periodsThe following table includes the principal types of action and details the number of years within which such a claim...
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This Practice Note identifies a number of common assignment scenarios and key considerations when involved in such scenarios, such as intra-group...
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25th Sep
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This Practice provides some practical illustrations of the operation of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Acts 1999, considering group liability...
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25th Sep
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Armenia; Australia; Canada; Germany; Japan; Mexico; Spain; Switzerland;...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the equitable and statutory exceptions to it; how the doctrine affects...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers third party rights in relation to contracts under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 (C(RTP)A 1999), which...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers how you may assign a claim or cause of action in law or in equity, including the specific issues to consider when...
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26th Sep
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There are numerous reasons why parties may wish to make changes to their agreement. Most disputes connected with variation of contracts concern...
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26th Sep
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There may be times when, rather than assigning the benefit of an agreement to a third party, the original parties wish instead to end their...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note considers why a third party may wish to rely on a contract to which it is not privy, and whether the common law doctrine of privity...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note identifies what can be transferred when assigning a contract and how to effect a valid assignment of a contract. For guidance on...
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1 Rights of third parties (third party rights excluded, save as specifically provided) 1.1 [Except as [provided in...
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In order to determine whether an event has occurred, which enables a party to rescind a contract, it is necessary to consider whether the activity...
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28th Sep
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An assignment is the transfer of a right or an interest vested in one party (assignor) to another party (assignee). The effect of a valid assignment...
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28th Sep
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Under the well-known doctrine of privity of contract, the terms of a contract can only be enforced either by or against someone who is a party to the...
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An intra-group reorganisation involves the transfer of group company share capital or group assets between two or more companies in the same corporate...
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19th Oct
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The general principles applicable in contractual dispute cases pertaining to formation, interpretation and remedies for breach are relatively well...
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This Practice Note sets out the requirements and considerations for permitted assignment of claims or causes of action in English civil litigation.For...
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