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Bribery and corruption—effect on the enforceability of a contract (UBS AG (London Branch) and another v Kommunale)

Bribery and corruption—effect on the enforceability of a contract (UBS AG (London Branch) and another v Kommunale)
Published on: 02 November 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Bribery and corruption—effect on the enforceability of a contract (UBS AG (London Branch) and another v Kommunale)
  • Original news
  • What was this case about?
  • What did the Court of Appeal decide?
  • Why did the court overrule the previous ruling that an agency existed?
  • What does this decision mean for commercial lawyers?

Article summary

Commercial analysis: Did bribery by an intermediary and a corrupt manager extend to the wider relationship between the parties, and was there an agency arrangement? Anna Myrvang, legal director at Clyde & Co LLP, looks at the majority decision of the Court of Appeal in UBS AG (London Branch) and another v Kommunale Wasserwerke Leipzig. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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