Company decision-making was under the spotlight in December 2019, when the UK’s Court of Appeal was asked to consider the “Duomatic principle” (taken from the 1969 case Duomatic Ltd, Re [1969] 2 Ch. 365) which gave credence to informal shareholder approvals in certain circumstances.
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Looking back at the top eight cases of 2019 in the UK

Last year was an interesting year in the UK Courts for businesses and corporate/commercial lawyers alike. Whilst we do not intend to provide you with an exhaustive list of all UK Court decisions, we have selected 9 key cases heard which are both thought-provoking and relevant to those who are not as close to the UK legal system and which could potentially affect you or your clients’ business. Some of the key findings are set out in the summaries below:

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作者:苏乐群(Joe)  Rosanna Munoz-Britton

Morley(商业名称 Morley Estates)诉苏格兰皇家银行 [2020] EWHC 88 (Ch)


在最近Morley(商业名称 Morley Estates)诉苏格兰皇家银行 [2020] EWHC 88 (Ch) 一案中,英国高等法院对贷款人在根据贷款协议行使自由裁量权时,是否受诚信义务的约束作出了裁定。
Continue Reading 英国高等法院:贷款人在根据贷款协议行使自由裁量权时,不受善意行事的广泛义务约束