Monthly Archives: July 2009

Scottish Law Commission Eighth Programme of Law Reform

On 8 June in this blog David Cabrelli helpfully summarised the projects which the Scottish Law Commission were intending to include in their Eighth programme of law reform.  He also noted the suggestions they had received.  Today is the last day for … Continue reading

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Banking Act 2009 and Failing Banks

BANKING ACT 2009 AND FAILING BANKS The Banking Act 2009 is the Government’s main legislative response to the current banking crisis affecting us all – there had earlier been the Banking (Special Provisions) Act 2008.  The 2009 Act, which comprises … Continue reading

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Email Disclaimers and Contract Formation: Baillie Estates Ltd v Du Pont (UK) Ltd

A recent judgment by Lord Hodge has provided a brief insight into the role of email disclaimers in the process of contract formation.   The case of Baillie Estates Ltd v Du Pont (UK) Ltd involved a dispute as to whether or not … Continue reading

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