Pleadings: flouted all the principles in the Commercial Court Guide A High Court judge has handed out a tongue-lashing and a costs penalty over a party's failure to stick to the rules governing the length and content of statements of claim laid ... Litigation Futures, 5 days ago
The High Court in London is set to determine if the government of Djibouti falsified evidence in order to label the country's richest man, Abdourahman Boreh, a terrorist, and obtain an order to freeze his assets in Europe and elsewhere, valued at ...East African, 6 days ago Djibouti case mirrors Zim treason trial The Zimbabwean, 1 week ago Djibouti leader stumbles in London "terror" case Africa Review, 1 week ago
One of East Africa's richest men, Abdourahman Boreh, will spend the week after next in a London court as his lawyers attempt to overturn an earlier order that labels him a terrorist and has frozen more than $100-million of his assets. Boreh fled ...Mail & Guardian Online, 2 weeks ago
In a recent case before the English High Court, insurers sought to rely on exclusions for loss arising from detainment by reason of infringement of customs regulations and for loss arising from failure to provide security. Vessel detained and ...Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide, 2 weeks ago Brillante Virtuoso held to have been a Constructive Total Loss Noodls, 1 month ago
What is the corporate veil and can it be lifted? Answer Anyone who has studied company law will know that a company is a separate legal entity. Separate' means that the company is neither the agent of a shareholder, nor can it legally be ...LawCareers.net, 2 weeks ago
It is a debatable point whether or not the obligation to pay hire under a time charter is a condition of the contract or not, notwithstanding the obiter comments of Mr Justice Flaux in the Astra  EWHC 865 (see the Shipping E-Brief July 2013).Shipping Online, 1 month ago
London, Jan. 6, GNA - The High Court in the United Kingdom (UK) has questioned a terrorism charge made by the governme...
London, Jan. 6, GNA - The High Court in the United Kingdom (UK) has questioned a terrorism charge made by the government of Djibouti against Djiboutian businessman Abdourahman Boreh that had led to the freezing of his assets worldwide. Mr. Boreh, ...Ghana News Agency, 1 month ago UK court questions Djibouti government's terrorism claim Ghana News Agency, 1 month ago
In Super Group plc v Just Enough  EWHC 3260 (Comm), 27 May 2014 it was held that a defendant's Part 36 offer in respect of a claim and counterclaim could not be accepted once the defendant had withdrawn its offer. Despite alleged ambiguity, ...JD Supra, 1 month ago
Can a company sue a competitor for alleged bribery? Answer Imagine this scenario: company A and B are competing to win a contract from a customer. Company A pays a bribe to win the contract. Does company B have a claim against company A in ...LawCareers.net, 2 months ago
In Cruz City Mauritius Holdings v Unitech Ltd & ors  EWHC 3131 (Comm), 2 October 2014, Males J allowed the application of the claimant for the appointment of receivers by way of equitable execution over the foreign assets of two foreign ...JD Supra, 2 months ago
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