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Dealing with Competing Jurisdiction Clauses: What is your Centre of Gravity?

Dealing with Competing Jurisdiction Clauses: What is your Centre of Gravity?
Marc Brittain and Mariya Peykova consider complex commercial arrangements and the difficulties they can create for parties where their obligations are set out in a multitude of related contracts of a single contract containing inconsistent dispute resolution clauses. Marc and Mariya explore the most common scenarios in which courts are asked to interpret inconsistent dispute resolution clauses, with particular focus on the ‘centre of gravity’ approach, adopted by courts.

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No duty to exercise option reasonably or in good faith in engine maintenance agreement

No duty to exercise option reasonably or in good faith in engine maintenance agreement

Rebecca Farrell analyses Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd v Lufthansa Technik AG, in which the High Court found that there was no duty of good faith or duty to act reasonably in respect of an option to withdraw engines from a maintenance agreement.

This article was first published by Lexis®PSL on 21 July 2020.

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