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The deadline for compliance with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) of 22 July 2014 is fast approaching. Our fund management experts report on a few interesting developments.
The Court of Appeal has reinforced the position that the primary liability to pay under a performance bond is entirely separate from the relationship between the parties to the underlying contract.
LB Islington is the latest in the line of cases challenging cuts to services as a result of the straitened circumstances in which public bodies now find themselves. Here, we outline the background to the case and the court's decision, and provide our comment on its impact for public bodies.
Those drafting commercial contracts, especially contracts that are complex and set out in different schedules or documents, will often use 'order of precedence' clauses to help resolve any disputes surrounding the interpretation of conflicting provisions.
On 18 December 2013, the European Commission decided to investigate alleged state aid by the UK into the nuclear new build project at Hinkley point in Somerset. Our nuclear energy experts have been tracking developments.