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Dispute Resolution roundup for week ending 13 December 2013

Dispute Resolution roundup for week ending 13 December 2013
Published on: 12 December 2013
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Dispute Resolution roundup for week ending 13 December 2013
  • Contents
  • News analysis
  • CJEU: European Enforcement orders and consumers
  • Court of Appeal guidance on pre-action disclosure
  • Court of Appeal: court's options in amendment applications raising limitation issues
  • Amending court orders to properly reflect undertaking
  • Foreign limitation law
  • January CPR changes
  • Other items of interest
  • More...

Article summary

This week saw the CJEU look at the issue of consumer protection in Vapenik. It held that it does not apply where the party acts within its trade or profession; it only applies where there is an ‘unsophisticated’ consumer. The Court of Appeal in Smith has provided guidance on pre-action disclosure holding that CPR 31.16 does not contain an ‘arguability threshold whilst in Chandra it provided practical guidance to practitioners on the options available to the court on an amendment application which raised limitation issues. In addition to these appeal cases we continue to focus on providing a roundup of key news stories from the last week highlighting their practical implications as well as updating our other content, such as Practice Notes, to ensure you are kept up to date. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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