Liability for an Overseas Subsidiary – Supreme Court Allows case to Proceed to Trial

16 May 2019

On 10 April 2019 the Supreme Court handed down its judgment upholding the Court of Appeal ruling that 1,826 Zambian citizens can bring a group action against UK-based Vedanta and its Zambian subsidiary Konkola Copper Mines plc (KCM) in the UK courts.

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Funders, don’t bank on the ‘Arkin Cap’

16 May 2019

Last month, Snowden J handed down judgment in the case of Davey v Money & Others [2019] . The judgment provides a timely reminder to funders of the discretionary nature of the ‘Arkin cap’ and ought to give funders pause for thought as to how they further protect their investments.

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Adjudication: Fraud unravels all

16 May 2019

The procedure for enforcing adjudication decisions is designed to be quick and cost effective. In most cases, the Court will enforce adjudication decisions by way of summary judgment unless it can be shown that (i) the adjudicator lacked jurisdiction, and/or (ii) there has been a breach of natural justice.

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A Class Act: Court of Appeal Revitalises Mastercard Claim

16 May 2019

The much anticipated Court of Appeal decision in Walter Hugh Merricks CBE v Mastercard Inc has overturned the Competition Appeal Tribunal’s (CAT) first-instance decision which dismissed the class representatives’ (Walter Merricks) application for a collective proceedings order (CPO).

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Supreme Court Grants Morrisons Permission to Appeal Data Breach Claim

1 May 2019

The Supreme Court has given Morrisons permission to appeal against a finding that the supermarket is vicariously liable for a data breach caused by a discontented former employee.

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