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Contentious Commentary - March 2014

19 March 2014

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:

• Conflict prevention measures doubted
• Representations continue to contract
• Financial Ombudsman's decision really is final
• Uncertainties in vicarious liability explored
• Damages assessments assume proper performance
• Mitchell moderation?
• Liquidators' claim to privilege rejected
• Arbitration finding does not stop the same argument in court
• Foreign law does not bring with it foreign procedure
• Arbitrator not apparently biased
• Time for jurisdictional challenge extended, but challenge rejected

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