Commercial litigation podcast series – Episode 13: General update

In this 13th episode of our series of commercial litigation update podcasts, we give an update on recent cases relating to force majeure in the context of US sanctions, trial witness statements, draft judgments provided under embargo, and privilege, as well as cases and developments concerning cryptocurrencies. This episode is hosted by Anna Pertoldi, a … Read more

Drafting contracts – key lessons from 2021: briefing and webinar

Our corporate team’s recently published annual contract law update briefing considers a number of interesting contract law cases from 2021 which highlighted key points for those involved in drafting or managing contracts. On Wednesday 23 February 2022 (1.00 – 1.45pm UK time), James Baily, Sarah Pollock and Julie Farley will deliver a webinar to clients and … Read more

Commercial litigation podcast series – Episode 12: General update

In this 12th episode of our series of commercial litigation update podcasts, we outline some recent cases on witness evidence, privilege and the dangers of filing court documents on the last day for service. We also cover some decisions on jurisdiction, and finally we look at a few recent cases where the courts have had … Read more

High Court finds Covid-19 pandemic did not trigger a material adverse change clause in a contract for Premier League broadcasting rights

A recent High Court decision shows that whether or not a material adverse change clause will be found to be triggered by Covid-19 is a highly fact-dependent question which will depend on the wording of the clause and the relevant context: The Football Association Premier League Ltd v PPLive Sports International Ltd [2022] EWHC 38 … Read more