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Wuhan Intermediate People's Court Recognises A US Court Judgment – Breakthrough In Cross-Border Litigation?
The judgment, delivered on 30 June 2017, signals an important shift in Chinese judicial attitude towards foreign judgments.
China
10 Jan 2018
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Third Parties Who Funded 'Opportunistic' Claim Liable For Indemnity Costs
The Court of Appeal has upheld a judge's order imposing indemnity costs on third-party funders.
UK
25 Oct 2017
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Solicitors: Beware Of Missing Court Deadlines
The High Court recently held that it is incumbent on solicitors to ensure that the court receives a claim form within the limitation period and that court errors are no excuse for failing to do so.
UK
30 Nov 2011
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Scottish Courts Consider Judicial Interest Rate In Light Of Market Conditions
The Court of Session in Edinburgh has recently considered whether the judicial rate of interest (8%) was appropriate in light of the prevailing market conditions and interest rates in recent years.
UK
17 Oct 2011
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ASA Adjudications Snapshot - August 2011
This article provides a selection of the most interesting ASA adjudications from August and a summary of the key issues considered in those adjudications.
UK
6 Oct 2011
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"No Win, No Fee", No More?
The United Kingdom will change how solicitors are paid in "no-win no-fee" court cases to stop spiralling costs from harming the legal system, Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke announced on Tuesday.
UK
5 Apr 2011
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Expert Witness Immunity Removed
As anticipated in our previous Law Now, the Supreme Court in Jones -v- Kaney has abolished the principle of expert witness immunity from suit in relation to evidence given in civil proceedings.
UK
5 Apr 2011
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Solicitors: Duty to Advise in Litigation - Appeal Upheld
In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal have allowed Levicom’s appeal of the first instance judgment in their £37 million loss of chance claim against Linklaters.
UK
19 May 2010
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Lord Justice Jackson's Costs Review: Key Points From The Final Report
Lord Justice Jackson’s Final Report on civil litigation costs was published a little over a month ago.
UK
3 Mar 2010
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Expert Witnesses: Immunity On The Brink
The Supreme Court is set to rule upon whether an expert witness retains immunity from suit in relation to evidence given in civil proceedings.
UK
9 Feb 2010
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Manslaughter Charges - French Concorde Crash Trial Begins
Five individuals and Continental Airlines have appeared on manslaughter charges as the trial relating to the crash of an Air France Concorde began on Tuesday this week.
UK
5 Feb 2010
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Solicitors PI: Illegality And Vicarious Liability
In a case last month, a claim against solicitors failed on the basis of the illegality defence.
UK
25 Jan 2010
13
Insider Dealing: Custodial Sentence Upheld
The Court of Appeal has signalled that it will uphold custodial sentences for those found guilty of insider dealing.
UK
15 Jun 2009
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Expenses Now Available In Fatal Accident Inquiries
In a significant judgement issued by the Inner House of the Court of Session in Edinburgh last week, the Lord President, Lord Reed and Lord Marnoch ruled that expenses are recoverable in Fatal Accident Inquiries (FAIs) held in Scotland (under limited circumstances).
UK
3 Jun 2009
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Regulatory Reform In The Insurance Sector- Solvency II
After several months of intensive negotiations between the Parliament, the Council and the Commission, the European Parliament adopted the text of the Solvency II Framework Directive in a plenary vote on Wednesday, 22 April 2009.
UK
1 May 2009
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Challenging Adjudicators’ Decisions On Natural Justice Grounds
The fact that an adjudicator makes an error in reaching his decision does not usually render the decision unenforceable. Orthodox thinking is that if an adjudicator gets it wrong, the result can be changed in “final” proceedings.
UK
21 Aug 2008
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The European Commission’s “Greening Transport Package": A Stepped Approach
On 8 July 2008 the European Commission (the “Commission”) launched a package of proposals to make transport greener and more sustainable.
UK
31 Jul 2008
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The Illegality Defence - The Next Instalment
As was widely reported in the mainstream press, the Court of Appeal recently decided that a victim of the Ladbroke Grove rail crash in 1999, who suffered from consequent post traumatic stress disorder and went on to commit manslaughter in 2001, can nevertheless claim for loss of earnings both prior to and following the killing notwithstanding that he remains detained, following his conviction, in a secure hospital under the Mental Health Act.
UK
9 Jul 2008
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FOS: Court Of Appeal Decisions
The Court of Appeal has recently confirmed in Judicial Review Proceedings before it that the Financial Ombudsman Service ("FOS") fair and reasonable jurisdiction does not require it to follow the law, nor is it obliged to hold a hearing or, as a matter of course, make its decisions public.
UK
2 Jul 2008
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Owen Pell Limited v Bindi (London) Limited: Enforcing The Decision Of An Expert
Expert Determination is a quick, cost effective and increasingly popular method of resolving disputes. Pell v Bindi concerns a case brought to enforce the determination of an Expert where the losing party contended that the Expert had been guilty of actual and perceived bias or partiality. The
UK
26 Jun 2008
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