Economic Duress in UK Law
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Economic duress for lawful threats limited to bad faith demands
The Court of Appeal has held that there is no economic duress in commercial situations where a party uses lawful pressure or threats to achieve a result to which it genuinely believes itself to be ...
No intimidation and economic duress in loan restructuring
A bank had threatened, during negotiations to restructure a loan, that it would appoint a receiver if no agreement was reached. That threat did not amount to intimidation or economic duress on the ...
The tort of intimidation and economic duress: another high hurdle for claimants to jump?
The High Court recently handed down its decision in Oliver Dean Morley t/a Morley Estates v. The Royal Bank of Scotland plc  EWHC 88 (Ch), in which the claimant made allegations of intimidati...
Economic duress: will English law assist a party who enters into a contract as a result of a lawful threat of causing economic harm?
It is clear that English law permits a party to avoid a contract on the grounds of economic duress but there is some uncertainty as to the circumstance in which a contract may be avoided for econom...
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Top finance litigation and contract law developments in 2019
This is a round-up of the most interesting finance litigation and contractual developments in 2019. The selection is necessarily subjective and draws from a wide range of cases and developments tha.........Contract. Economic duress curtailed. In Times Travel (UK) Ltd v Pakistan Airlines Corporation ......
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