News: October 2018


A strict interpretation

23 October 2018

The Bou Simon v BGC Brokers LP case proves a salient reminder of the strict approach the court will take when deciding whether to imply a term into a contract.

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Hands off, its mine! Beneficial interests vs creditors’ rights

19 October 2018

Litigation partner Alexander Wildschütz discusses one of his recent cases highlighting the impact of invisible third party rights on creditors’ interests.

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Be careful when hitting Delete

3 October 2018

The importance of handling personal data with care was highlighted again recently with the High Court’s decision in Sabados v Facebook Ireland in which the court ordered Facebook to disclose the identity of the person who requested the deletion of a Facebook profile and the personal information it contained.

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Little faith to be had in implied terms of good faith

3 October 2018

In a decision which will be welcomed by lenders, the High Court held in Standish & Ors v The Royal Bank of Scotland plc & Sig Number 2 Ltd (formerly West Register Number 2 Ltd) (RBS and West Register) that there was no general equitable duty for mortgagors to act in good faith.

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