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Commercial weekly highlights—15 April 2021

Published on: 15 April 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Commercial weekly highlights—15 April 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • Brexit Bulletin—European Parliamentary Committees schedule vote on consent recommendation for EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement
  • Brexit Bulletin—ESC publishes report on scrutiny of the Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee and Northern Ireland Protocol
  • Contracts
  • Can an exclusion clause or liability cap apply to a deliberate or fundamental breach? (Mott MacDonald v Trant Engineering)
  • Continuing duties after Walsham—limitation and the pitfalls of delay (Equitas v Sande Investments)
  • Enforceability of restrictive covenants in a shareholders’ agreement and the assessment of damages for breach (Score Draw v PNH International)
  • European Commission to oppose UK accession to Lugano Convention
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Commercial weekly highlights includes: analysis of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Wood v Commercial First Business on whether a fiduciary duty is necessary to grant civil remedies for the payment of a bribe or secret commission, analysis of the judgment in Mott MacDonald v Trant Engineering on whether an exclusion clause or liability cap apply to a deliberate or fundamental breach, analysis of the judgment in Green v Betfred on exclusion clauses in online consumer contracts, the Court of Appeal’s refusal to depart from EU retained law in the context of a copyright infringement case (TuneIn v Warner Music), and publication of an analysis by the British Exporters Association on the impact of Brexit on the use of Incoterms. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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