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Follow up on “subjects”
October 31, 2022

Follow up on “subjects”

In October 2020, we commented on a decision of Foxton J in the Commercial Court (1) on the subject of … subjects! In that case a “subject” was held to be a condition precedent to the formation of a contract rather than a performance condition in the contract (i.e.... Read more >
Who’s Who Legal 2023: BDM partners selected for recognition
October 21, 2022

Who’s Who Legal 2023: BDM partners selected for recognition

Once again we are pleased to report that our founding partners Nick Burgess, Bob Deering and David McInnes are all recognised as leading shipping lawyers in the Who’s Who Legal: Transport 2023 guide. The guide is based on independent research with Who’s Who Legal’s... Read more >
The Meaning of “Laycan”
October 20, 2022

The Meaning of “Laycan”

Those involved in the commodities and shipping business will be interested to learn that in a recent case1 the Commercial Court confirmed that in free on board (“FOB”) contracts for the sale of goods the term “laycan” means “that the seller can cancel the contract if... Read more >
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