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Clifford Chance

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European Contract Law: Doubling Up

24 October 2011

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The European Commission has long hankered after a European contract law. Many years of action plans, of academic investigations, and of reports and resolutions have now led to the first concrete step towards this goal, namely the Commission's proposal for...

Second corporate manslaughter prosecution gets underway

8 July 2011

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On Friday 1 July the CPS announced that Lion Steel Ltd is to be charged with Corporate Manslaughter under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 ("the CMCHA"). This follows the death of one of its employees after he fell through a...

The ISDA Master Agreement: from here to eternity

3 April 2012

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The ISDA Master Agreement should be interpreted strictly in accordance with its written terms, without implying additional rights or obligations that are not expressly spelt out, according to the Court of Appeal.  In particular, a payment obligation is suspended...

Arbitrability of Corporate Disputes in Russia (English)

10 February 2012

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Last week two Russian court decisions were published which are important for the purpose of determining from the standpoint of Russian law whether so-called "corporate disputes" can be resolved by arbitral tribunals, including in the framework of international...

Arbitrability of Corporate Disputes in Russia (Russian)

10 February 2012

Publication

Last week two Russian court decisions were published which are important for the purpose of determining from the standpoint of Russian law whether so-called "corporate disputes" can be resolved by arbitral tribunals, including in the framework of international...

Newsletter - New German law on mediation comes into force

6 August 2012

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After months of political struggle, Germany passed a new law to promote mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution ("Mediation Law").  The Mediation Law implements EU-Directive no. 2008/52/EG. It has the following main objectives: To...