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DR analysis: The Council of the European Union adopted a regulation amending the recast Brussels I Regulation. The aim of the amendments is to allow...
7th May
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Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: Europe’s largest car park operator, Apcoa, has won an extension to the maturity date of its senior debt through...
16th Apr
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DR analysis: On 11 April 2014, Mr Justice Andrew Smith issued his judgment on the management of a committal application dated 7 October 2013, which...
15th Apr
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It will come as a surprise to very few that this week marked the first anniversary of the implementation of the Jackson reforms and the end of a...
3rd Apr
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DR analysis: On 22 April 2014, the Civil Courts Order 2014 (SI 2014/819) (the Civil Courts Order 2014), which specifies the locations and names of the...
2nd Apr
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This week sees a wealth of cases which have practical implications for DR practitioners. The Court of Appeal deals with the disclosure of confidential...
13th Mar
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DR analysis: the Chancery Division, in refusing to allow an application to re-amend particulars of claim, provides a reminder of issues practitioners...
7th Mar
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This week, in Newland, the Commercial Court dismissed applications for rule 3.9 relief from sanctions and to revoke or vary a judgment under Rule...
20th Feb
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This week, the costs budgeting cases keep on coming—we have reported both Burt v Christie and Porbanderwalla v Daybridge, two decisions which address...
13th Feb
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DR analysis: Blair J has reiterated the guiding principles set out by the Supreme Court in The Alexandros T in relation to a defendant in an EU Member...
7th Feb
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This week we have reported Chambers, in which the QBD dismissed an application for relief from sanctions under Rule 3.9 finding that there was no good...
6th Feb
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Dispute Resolution analysis: Akhil Shah QC at Fountain Court Chambers says the Court of Appeal’s decision in Joint Stock v Berezovsky provides useful...
3rd Feb
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Dispute Resolution analysis: When can the court allow for contempt proceedings to be served outside the jurisdiction? Nick Sloboda, barrister at One...
21st Jan
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DR analysis: Approving the approach taken in JSC BTA Bank v Solodchenko, the Court of Appeal has confirmed that there are two elements to a committal...
21st Jan
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DR analysis: The Court of Appeal has handed down a judgment providing an insight into the ‘finality principle’, an issue which is considered by the...
20th Jan
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We have reported further and instructive relief from sanctions cases this week including Durrant in which the Court of Appeal refused relief under CPR...
19th Dec
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DR analysis: The CJEU has held that Council Directive 93/13/EEC of 5 April 1993 on unfair terms in consumer contracts (Directive 93/13) does not...
16th Dec
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DR analysis: The Queen’s Bench Division has listed a further hearing of this matter to determine the appropriate sanction for the findings of contempt...
13th Dec
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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...
12th Dec
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DR analysis: The CJEU has held that the protection of consumers, whereby they must be sued in the courts of their domiciled Member State, only applies...
9th Dec

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