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Contract & Commercial Law Update 2024 for In-House Counsel & Contract Drafters

Contract & Commercial Law Update 2024 for In-House Counsel & Contract Drafters

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13 Jun 2024
20 Nov 2024

Session

13 Jun 2024

9:30 AM

12:45 PM

Session

20 Nov 2024

9:30 AM

12:45 PM

With a SmartPlan £243

With a Season Ticket £270

Standard price £360

All prices exclude VAT
Level
Update: Requires no prior subject knowledge
CPD
3 hours
Group bookings
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Introduction

This virtual classroom seminar sets out the latest 2023-2024 caselaw developments with a lively interactive approach for delegates involved in drafting, reviewing or litigating contracts.

What You Will Learn

This live and interactive course will cover the following:

  • Formation - subject to contact; purchase orders and frame agreements
  • Interpretation - how to deal with contingencies and ambiguities, precedence clauses
  • Good faith and discretion - rowing back from Bates v Post Office - new cases on termination and Braganza discretion
  • Guarantees and indemnities - primary and secondary guarantees distinguished. Conclusive evidence of triggers for indemnities. Using indemnities in SPAs
  • Obligations - more concerns about innominate terms from the Court of Appeal; implying terms. Clauses that are void for ambiguity
  • Breach of contract and damages - material breach guidance compared with repudiatory breach; cure periods; avoiding wrongful termination
  • Other remedies - liquidated damages or penalty clauses; quantum meruit and declaratory relief
  • Limitation of liability - latest guidance from the Court of Appeal for suppliers; deliberate breach and gross negligence limitation clauses examined
  • Boilerplates - assignment, confidentiality; progress with Hague Convention in law and jurisdiction clauses
  • Commercial law update: data protection, consumer rights, AI, competition and IPR

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.