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ICMA—latest news on documentationThis Practice Note contains a summary of new and updated documents published by the International Capital Markets...
16th Sep
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Governing law, jurisdiction and arbitration clauses in finance documentsThis Practice Note discussed governing law and jurisdiction in the context of...
15th Sep
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Lending to fundsWhat is 'fund finance'?The term 'fund finance' is used to cover a broad spectrum of debt financing arrangements. The type of fund...
Produced in partnership with Heather Culshaw of Herbert Smith Freehills and Susie Nguyen of Herbert Smith Freehills 15th Sep
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Regulatory resources for in-house banking and finance lawyersIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
15th Sep
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Mistake in contract lawThis Practice Note considers the legal concept of mistake in contract law. It examines common mistake, mutual mistake,...
15th Sep
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Third party rights—the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999This Practice Note considers third party rights in relation to contracts under the...
15th Sep
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Contractual damages—general principlesThis Practice Note considers the general principles of recovering damages for contractual breach, starting with...
Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 15th Sep
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Causation and remoteness in contractual breach claimsWhen considering a claim for damages (see Practice Note: Contractual damages—general principles...
Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 15th Sep
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Equitable remedies in contractual disputesWhile the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual...
Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 15th Sep
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Discharge by frustrationCoronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also:•Coronavirus (COVID-19)...
15th Sep
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Void contractsWhen is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the...
15th Sep
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Ending a contract by agreementA contract may be wholly discharged by agreement as follows:•where one party releases the other from its obligations by...
15th Sep
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Rescission of a contractWhat is rescission of a contract?The remedy of rescission is available to a party whose consent, in entering into a contract,...
15th Sep
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Third party rights—the common law doctrine of privity of contractThis Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the...
15th Sep
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Force majeure—consequences and contract dischargeCoronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see...
15th Sep
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Limitation—contract claimsIn this Practice Note, the Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.GeneralGenerally, the limitation period for...
15th Sep
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Claims for rectificationThis Practice Note outlines when a claim for rectification may be appropriate, what you need to establish to succeed on such a...
15th Sep
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Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999—practical illustrations and considerationsThis Practice provides some practical illustrations of the...
15th Sep
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Termination for breach of contractThe termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the...
15th Sep
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Mitigation in contractual breach claimsWhen is mitigation in contract claims relevant to consider?Even where causation and remoteness have been...
Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 15th Sep

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