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Seller liable for misrepresentation made to a buyer’s agent in pre-contract negotiationsBy Sean Illing, Fraser McKeating
The usual position is that contracting parties can only claim for misrepresentation if the misrepresentation was made to them. However, in Cramaso LLP v Viscount Reidhaven's Trustees the Supreme Court considered, for the first time, whether a buyer can rely on statements made to their agent when suing the seller for misrepresentation.
Brave New WorldBy Fraser McKeating
In Durrant -v- Chief Constable of Somerset and Avon Constabulary  EWCA Civ 1624, the Court of Appeal has made it clear that the courts will not tolerate non-compliance with orders, rules and practice directions and will take a more robust approach to applications for relief from sanction endorsing its own strict decision in Mitchell MP -v- News Group Newspapers Ltd  EWCA Civ 1537.
Labyrinthine lucidity: Determining the governing law of the arbitration agreementBy Gagan Ranu
Gagan Ranu's article on international commercial arbitration and the different systems. First published in LCIA India Newsletter.