ENGLISH LAW CONTRACTS POST-BREXIT: WHAT CHANGES SHOULD COMMERCIAL PARTIES EXPECT?

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog The core principles of English contract law, such as interpretation of contracts and remedies for breach, will not be affected by Brexit and the key attractions of English law will remain. Brexit may, however, have implications for particular aspects of parties’ contractual relationships, including how certain terms … Read more

HAGUE CONVENTION ON CHOICE OF COURT AGREEMENTS WILL APPLY TO SINGAPORE FROM 1 OCTOBER 2016

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog The Convention aims to increase the effectiveness of jurisdiction clauses and make judgments obtained under those clauses easier to enforce. Currently the Convention applies only as between Mexico and the EU member states (other than Denmark), so the addition of Singapore from 1 October is significant. The US and … Read more

ARTICLE PUBLISHED – ENFORCING JUDGMENTS IN THE EU POST BREXIT

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog The UK’s anticipated exit from the EU will have implications for many areas, including the enforcement of English court judgments across the EU. The ease (or otherwise) with which judgments may be enforced post-Brexit will depend on what arrangements are negotiated between the UK government and the … Read more