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Contractual remedies: the different outcomes of rescission and repudiatory breachBy Nicola Mallett
An innocent party to a breach of contract is entitled to damages in compensation for his loss. And, depending on the seriousness of the breach, he may also be entitled to put an end to the contract in addition to claiming damages.
Cheap as chips? Not when it comes to clauses seeking to exclude indirect losses
In the recent case of McCain Foods GB Limited v Eco-Tec (Europe) Limited, the High Court held that all damages claimed by McCain were direct losses and ordered Eco-Tec to pay damages of nearly six and a half times the fixed contract price.
Lewis Silkin advises London-listed Bushveld Minerals on takeover offer to acquire Lemur ResourcesBy Nadim Khan, Ian McDonald
Lewis Silkin has advised its client Bushveld Minerals Limited (AIM:BMN) on its intention to make an off-market takeover offer to acquire all of the ordinary shares in Lemur Resources Limited (ASX:LMR).
The Lewis Silkin team was led by Corporate Finance partner Nadim Khan, alongside senior associate Ian McDonald.