Transferring contracts and rights of third parties

Transferring contracts and rights of third parties guidance:

This Practice Note identifies a number of common assignment scenarios and key considerations when involved in such scenarios, such as intra-group assignment, assigning...

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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 group. Reasons for...

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The general principles applicable in contractual dispute cases pertaining to formation, interpretation and remedies for breach are relatively well established, see: •...

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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 and defences under...

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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 contract may be...

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Click here to download the latest Commercial Contracts 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered...

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This Practice Note considers how a party in civil litigation proceedings may assign a claim or cause of action in law or in equity, including the specific issues to...

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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 guidance on how to...

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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 obligations to each other...

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1 Rights of third parties (third party rights excluded, save as specifically provided) 1.1 [Except as [provided in clause 1.3 OR provided in [insert clause numbers of the...

Precedents

This Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the equitable and statutory exceptions to it; how the doctrine affects enforcing a contract...

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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 provides a statutory...

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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 common contract...

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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 whether the variation was...

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