News: April 2019


The end of the blame game – the arrival of no fault divorce

9 April 2019

David Gauke the Justice Secretary has today pledged that the new divorce law, which will be based on “no fault”, will be introduced within three months

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‘Secret’ Commissions

5 April 2019

When does a broker owe fiduciary duties, and when should the amount of commission payments be disclosed? Tom Bolam and Alex Taylor summarise the recent guidance handed down by the Court of Appeal.

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Non-Party Allowed Access to Court Documents for use in Arbitration

5 April 2019

In a potential controversial decision, the Commercial Court has granted a third party the right to access copies of documents disclosed in High Court litigation to remove an arbitrator, despite the usual confidentiality of arbitration proceedings.

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It’s not over ‘till it’s over – Settlement and Limitation

5 April 2019

Settlement is not always the end, and breaches of settlement terms are not uncommon. Parties should be aware that limitation periods may apply to claims for breach of a settlement agreement.

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