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Contentious Commentary A review for litigators - March 2011

16 March 2011

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 contains notes on the topics mentioned below.

• Waiving terms, rights and commas
• Email guarantees
• Entire agreement clauses and misrepresentations
• Guarantees can be revoked
• Another misselling case fails
• No libel claim on letter to solicitor
• The risks of applying for an extension of time for service
• Liverpool supporters win again
• English contract law trumps foreign insolvency law
• Counter-guarantee governed by same law as guarantee
• Champerty lives for lawyers
• No fixed sum costs
• Third party disclosure can be ordered for enforcement purposes
• No permission required

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