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Featuring regular postings on developments in litigation and international arbitration, this blog is written by specialist lawyers at RPC.

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What's up with disclosure? The pilot goes into a new phase from November

Topic: Commercial Disputes 17.11.2021 Read more
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English Commercial Court upholds the validity of swap contracts entered into by an Italian local authority

Topic: Commercial Disputes 12.11.2021 Read more
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Opening the gateway: Supreme Court favours wide interpretation for service out of the jurisdiction and clarifies rules of pleading foreign law

Topic: Commercial Disputes 11.11.2021 Read more
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Court of Appeal holds that uncontroverted expert evidence can be rejected

Topic: Commercial Disputes 04.11.2021 Read more
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Stating the not-so-obvious: the importance of highlighting onerous standard contract terms and the perils of e-signing (Blu-Sky Solutions Limited v Be Caring Limited)

Topic: Commercial Disputes 28.10.2021 Read more
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High Court finds agency relationship and 'control' for purposes of disclosure where third party not authorised to sign contract for principal

Topic: Commercial Disputes 28.10.2021 Read more
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Choose your words wisely: waiving privilege in witness evidence

Topic: Commercial Disputes 27.10.2021 Read more
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Access all areas? Privilege, the loss of confidentiality and a missed opportunity

Topic: Commercial Disputes

Published by Alexandra Shearer, Associate (Australian Qualified) and more.

Privilege is not necessarily lost when an opposing party has had access to that privileged material. The purpose and context of the access will lie at the heart of the court's decision in the event that a claim to privilege is disputed: ConocoPhillips Co v Chrysaor E&P Ltd [2021](1).

21.10.2021 Read more
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High Court refuses permission for unissued contempt application where breach of freezing order only technical

Topic: Commercial Disputes 14.10.2021 Read more
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Security for costs – through what lens is the enforcement criteria viewed?

Topic: Commercial Disputes

Published by Nina Pulimood, Associate and more.

Political obstacles can trump legal obstacles when court is considering enforcement in security for costs applications Haque v Hussain(i)

22.09.2021 Read more