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Contentious Commentary - February 2015

11 February 2015

The latest edition of "Contentious Commentary", a newsletter that provides a summary of recent developments in litigation. The newsletter is produced by lawyers in the litigation and dispute resolution practice at Clifford Chance.

This edition covers the following key issues:

  • A contract imports legislative protection
  • Close-out calculations can be served late
  • Rectification reaches the parts that interpretation cannot
  • Wide evidence admissible to identify contractual parties
  • Breach of consent requirement does not invalidate action
  • Companies House liable for misstatement
  • Saudi trust to be litigated in England
  • Settlement agreement jurisdiction provisions supersede earlier terms
  • Court determines arbitrators' jurisdiction
  • Claim form against regional government must be served by diplomatic means
  • EU to ratify choice of court convention
  • Bond payments not caught by enforcement attempt
  • The limits of the right to be forgotten
  • English court to determine Indian independence dispute

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