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  1. Legal news
    01 May 2019
    Is Brexit "frustrating"? The English High Court clarifies the application of frustration to lease contracts
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/is-brexit-frustrating

    This English High Court decision upheld a lease held to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for its London HQ and decided that Brexit would not 'frustrate' the contract.

  2. Legal news
    26 October 2018
    Morrisons' Vicarious Liability for Data Breach Upheld
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/morrisons-vicarious-liability-for-data-breach-upheld

    The Court of Appeal this week dismissed the supermarket chain's appeal in the case of Various Claimants –v- Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC, where Morrisons had been held vicariously liable for the serious data breach ...

  3. Legal news
    18 April 2018
    How to Brexit-proof your boiler plate clauses
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/how-to-brexit-proof-your-boiler-plate-clauses

    With Brexit, just spending a few moments thinking about the boiler plate clauses in your commercial agreements of could save you time and more importantly money in the long term.

  4. Legal news
    09 July 2020
    UK: Coronavirus and Business Interruption (BI) Insurance: do you have coverage?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/coronavirus-and-business-interruption-bi-insurance

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused substantial and widespread disruption to businesses across the UK, preventing many from operating in their entirety. Consequently, business owners may look to recover some of their ...

  5. Legal news
    14 January 2020
    English High Court holds that operator of laser hair removal clinics entitled to recover damages for loss of profits in successful breach of collateral warranty claim
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/english-high-court-holds-that-operator-of-laser-hair

    In the recent case of New York Laser Clinic v Naturastudios Limited [2019] EWHC 2892 (QB) the High Court upheld established principles in a successful claim for damages for a breach of collateral warranty and negligent ...

  6. Legal news
    29 January 2020
    A salutary reminder of the importance of following internal policies when negotiating purchase agreements by email
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/a-reminder-of-the-importance-of-following-internal-policies-when-negotiating-purchase-agreements

    In Athena Brands Ltd v Superdrug Stores Plc [2019] EWHC 3503 (Comm), the English Commercial Court handed down a decision granting summary judgment in favour of cosmetics manufacturer Athena Brands Ltd, the Claimant, ...

  7. Legal news
    02 November 2020
    UK: High Court rules in favour of insurer on physical damage in COVID-19 business interruption insurance claim
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/high-court-rules-in-favour-of-insurer-on-physical

    The recent High Court judgment in TKC London Limited v Allianz Insurance plc [2020] EWHC 2710 (Comm) suggests that policyholders will find it difficult to make successful claims for COVID-19 losses where their insurance ...

  8. Legal news
    17 September 2019
    Solving Consumer Disputes after a 'no deal' Brexit – Changes to your T&C's
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/solving-consumer-disputes-after-a-no-deal-brexit

    As part of the Government's efforts to help businesses prepare for the possibility of the UK exiting the European Union without a deal on 31st October 2019 it has recently published a paper entitled Consumer rights and ...

  9. Legal news
    16 September 2020
    UK: English High Court provides welcome guidance for policyholders in FCA Business Interruption Insurance test case
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/english-high-court-provides-welcome-guidance-for-policyholders

    On Tuesday 15 September, the English High Court published its highly anticipated judgment in the FCA's expedited business interruption insurance test case, The Financial Conduct Authority v Arch and Others [2020] EWHC ...