Corporate

Companies House has introduced a free “Follow” service, giving any person (whether involved with a company or not) the ability to follow a company and receive instant email notifications when any changes are made to that company’s filing history. For those of us familiar with Facebook, etc., this concept is much the same. The email… Read more »

Corporate

The House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee recently published its report on corporate governance. This BEIS report is not to be confused with the Green Paper that the Government published on Corporate Governance in November 2016. There is though some overlap between the BEIS report and the Government’s Green Paper especially with respect to… Read more »

Corporate

A recent English case provides useful guidance on the enforceability and scope of an obligation to use all reasonable endeavours to enter into an agreement with a third party. Facts The defendants bought out the claimants’ interest in a dormant copper mine.  Most of the consideration was deferred.  The deferred element came to about Euros… Read more »

Corporate

Most commercial contracts contain provisions limiting liability or excluding certain categories of liability for breach of contract.   More often than not, you will find one or both parties seeking to exclude liability for “consequential loss”. Time and time again, in breach of contract cases, the courts have to decide what exactly the parties meant by… Read more »

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