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High Court finds entire agreement clause did not exclude liability for misrepresentation

The High Court has held that an entire agreement clause in a commercial contract did not exclude liability for misrepresentation under section 2(1) of the Misrepresentation Act 1967: Al-Hawasi v Nottingham Forest Football Club [2018] EWHC 2884 (Ch). The court … Continue reading

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Misrepresentation claim struck out on basis that entire agreement statement excluded liability

The High Court has held that an entire agreement clause in a commercial contract had the effect of excluding liability for misrepresentation under section 2(1) of the Misrepresentation Act 1967: NF Football Investments Limited v NFFC Group Holdings Limited [2018] … Continue reading

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Court of Appeal finds non-reliance clause sought to exclude liability for misrepresentation and was therefore subject to UCTA reasonableness test

The Court of Appeal has found that a “non-reliance” clause in a lease was a term that excluded or restricted liability for misrepresentation. The clause was therefore within the scope of s.3 of the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (“MA”) and subject … Continue reading

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Court of Appeal clarifies scope of potential liability under the Misrepresentation Act 1967

A recent Court of Appeal decision provides welcome clarity for issuers on the scope of their potential liability under the Misrepresentation Act 1967, and the use of disclaimers to restrict that scope: Taberna Europe CDO II Plc v Selskabet (formerly … Continue reading

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Court of Appeal clarifies approach to ordering rescission for misrepresentation

Where a party has entered into a contract as a result of a misrepresentation, the question often arises as to whether it can unwind, or “rescind”, the contract (eg in a sale of goods contract by returning the goods and … Continue reading

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