Contract Interpretation

Current issues in contract interpretation – are the purposive sheep or the literalist goats winning?  International Trade & Derivatives

The main issues to be covered at this seminar will include:
+ the role of business common sense in contract construction and the decisions of the CA and SC in Kookmin Bank v Rainy Sky.
+  the difficulties that the commercial purpose test can give rise to in practice viewed in the context of the recent cases on freight futures and other derivatives.

Chair:The Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Rix
Panellists:Simon Firth – Linklaters LLP
Prof. Gerard Mc Meel – University of Bristol / Quadrant Chambers
Vasanti Selvaratnam QC – Stone Chambers
Venue:Linklaters LLP
1 Silk Street,
Time:6pm to 8pm
CPD Points:This event is accredited for 2 CPD points