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Contentious Commentary - September 2016

19 September 2016

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 warranty is not a representation
  • Discretionary powers subject to few limitations
  • Special diplomatic missions entitled to immunity
  • Conduct binds a group company to expert determination
  • Jurisdiction clause for the benefit of a party is not exclusive
  • Limited power to require information from foreign non-parties
  • Time limits on competition follow-on claims
  • Jurisdictional problems in suing overseas employees
  • Non-payment of costs can lead to claim being struck out
  • The limits on pre-action disclosure
  • Corporate knowledge explored
  • Online court proposed
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