secondary sector businesses

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  • Cavendish Square Holding BV (Appellant) v Talal El Makdessi (Respondent)

    ... 17th and 18th centuries the courts of equity treated as secondary obligations on the ground that the real intention was that they ... such contracts, for example professionals and small businesses, may share many of the characteristics of consumers which are ... was typical of acquisition agreements in the marketing sector. As in this case, the vendor is typically the founder or operator ...

  • UBS AG (London Branch) & Anor v Kommunale Wasserwerke Leipzig GMBH, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, November 04, 2014, [2014] EWHC 3615 (Comm)

    1. In 2006 and 2007 the Leipzig municipal water company (``KWL'') sold credit protection to the investment bank UBS and to two other banks (``LBBW'' and ``Depfa'') on four portfolios of investment grade bonds and other securities. It did so by means of a series of complex derivative products known as Single Tranche Collateralised Debt Obligations (

    ...It saw this as an opportunity to expand its public sector lending expertise into more specialised non-lending transactions ... to scrutinise transactions entered into by municipal businesses more closely'', and that in their view ``the use of the swap as .... (7) The supposed distinction between primary and secondary victims, although sometimes a useful analytical tool, is ...

  • Drax Power Ltd & Anor, R (on the application of) v HM Treasury & Ors, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, February 10, 2016, [2016] EWHC 228 (Admin)

    1. This is the ``rolled-up'' hearing of the Claimants' application for judicial review challenging the removal, with effect from 1st August 2015, of the exemption for renewable source electricity (the ``RSE Exemption'') from the Climate Change Levy (the ``CCL''). 2. The removal of the levy was announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his Su...

    ... petroleum gas supplied to business and the public sector. Its intended advent was announced in the 1999 Budget, and it was ...It came into effect in April 2002, pursuant to secondary legislation made under the Utilities Act 2000, having been ... and the Business Use of Energy (``in order to help businesses plan for future investment and maximise the environmental impact ...

  • Invideous Ltd & Ors v Thorogood & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, October 11, 2013, [2013] EWHC 3015 (Ch)

    1. These claims arise out of an allegation that the First Defendant, Mr Thorogood, at the time he was a shareholder in and director and employee of the First Claimant, Invideous Ltd, acted in breach of his duties to Invideous Ltd in various ways. The main allegation is that he took advantage of lucrative business opportunities which came his way d...

    ... He argues that when properly analysed, the businesses of the two companies are not competing but are complementary to ... shows that he has set up earlier businesses in a range of sectors which appear to include farming and haulage. I am sure that he ... focused product first with B2B applications as a secondary. There are some cross-overs with what we're currently doing ...

  • Littlewoods Retail Ltd & Ors v HM Revenue & Customs, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, March 28, 2014, [2014] EWHC 868 (Ch)

    1. Over 13 days between 28 October and 13 November 2013 I heard the resumed trial of these two actions, in which the claimants (to which I will often refer collectively as ``Littlewoods'') seek to recover from the Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (``HMRC'' or ``the Revenue'') the compounded use value of sums of money which they p...

    ... the Littlewoods Group in relation to its home shopping businesses. In 1994 Mr Mitchell became the Group VAT manager, a post which ... at the time of supply from the catalogue price of the ``secondary'' goods ordered by the agent, on the footing that the ... paid unduly in respect of production levies in the sugar sector determined on the basis of an invalid regulation are also ...

  • Plantation Holdings (FZ) LLC v Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, March 23, 2017, [2017] EWHC 520 (Comm)

    Introduction1. This is a claim by the Claimant, Plantation Holdings (FZ) LLC (`Plantation') for some US$2 billion. Plantation is a Dubai company which was incorporated in 2004 for the purpose of developing an upmarket and exclusive polo facility on the outskirts of Dubai which was to include villas, a hotel, rented flats and business units (`Planta...

    ... equivalent high level managerial experience in other businesses. Ms Sutherland, indeed, very fairly (and characteristically so ... for the primary obligations of the party in default a secondary obligation to pay monetary compensation for his non-performance. ... or investor with a specific requirement for the proposed sector. Based on my knowledge of the Dubai market, I do not believe that ...

  • Contact (Print And Packaging) Ltd v Travelers Insurance Co Ltd, Court of Appeal - Technology and Construction Court, January 23, 2018, [2018] EWHC 83 (TCC)

    1. This is a claim under a combined insurance policy in which the claimant seeks payment of monies said to be due under the physical damage and business interruption sections of that policy, arising from physical damage to and the failure of a Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 102 - 6LX printing press (``the Press'') at its print production facility in Sto...

    ... management package designed for the print and packaging sector known as Shuttleworth; the second being a financial package which ... for the claimant to have at least approached these businesses to see if they had any further documentation available however, I ... They agreed that there was evidence of secondary mechanical (crushing) damage on around 5 of the fractured teeth ...

  • Renaissance Capital Ltd v African Minerals Ltd, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, June 27, 2014, [2014] EWHC 2004 (Comm)

    2. Renaissance is the UK regulated arm of Renaissance Capital, an investment bank which originated in Russia. AML is a company listed on AIM which at all material times owned through subsidiary companies rights to develop and exploit mineral assets in Sierra Leone, including in particular a very large iron ore deposit at Tonkolili and a smaller iro...

    ..., then a young associate in Renaissance's Metals and Mining Sector, met Mr Timis in Cape Town during an annual mining conference. ... Minerals Tonkolili project in Sierra Leone (the ``Businesses'' or ````Assets'''') and continued ``[w]e anticipate that the ... a sale or exchange of capital stock (whether primary or secondary) or assets, a merger or consolidation, a tender or exchange ...

  • Capita Plc & Anor v Darch & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, May 26, 2017, [2017] EWHC 1248 (Ch)

    1. This is an application for interim injunctions in proceedings brought by the Claimants against a number of individuals who they formerly employed (or, in the case of one Defendant, an individual who is still one of their employees), and a company with which the individual Defendants are associated or have previously been associated. Among other

    ...Their secondary or additional stance was that as much progress should be made at ... Division which supports organisations in the healthcare sector, among other things by providing property services through the ...``In almost all businesses there must be persons in such a confidential relation to the ...

  • Volkswagen Financial Services (UK) Ltd v HM Revenue & Customs, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, July 28, 2015, [2015] EWCA Civ 832

    1. Volkswagen Financial Services (UK) Limited (``VWFS'') is the representative member of the VWFS VAT group. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Financial Services AG which is itself ultimately owned by Volkswagen AG. The Volkswagen Group owns and manufactures cars and commercial vehicles under the well-known VW, Audi, SEAT and Skoda ma...

    ... business of VWFS is divided into a number of different sectors which are summarised in the agreed statement of facts prepared ... liable to the customer in this respect although with a secondary right of recourse to the dealer from whom it purchased the ... profitable but the FtT had found that they constituted businesses in their own right and were not merely ancillary to the ...

  • Kocur v. Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd & Anor (AGENCY WORKERS), Court of Appeal - United Kingdom Employment Appeal Tribunal, February 23, 2018, [2018] UKEAT 0181_17_2302

    The Tribunal erred in finding that there had been compliance with Regulation 5(1) of the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 in circumstances where the agency worker was only entitled to 28 days' leave and 30 minutes paid rest breaks, whereas the hirer's employees were entitled to 30.5 days leave and one-hour paid rest breaks. These shortfalls in enti...

    ... diversity of contractual arrangements for workers and businesses, better combining flexibility with security, would contribute to ... their provisions to all similar undertakings in a certain sector or geographical area, may, after consulting the social partners ... As such the agency workers will always be secondary, in terms of call upon their services, to that of the workforce ...

  • Breyer Group Plc & Ors v Department of Energy and Climate Change, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, July 09, 2014, [2014] EWHC 2257 (QB)

    1. This large and (in some respects) novel claim arises out of the defendant's proposal, announced in a Written Ministerial Statement on Monday 31 October 2011 and a consultation document published on the same day, to bring forward the cut-off date by which certain Feed-in-Tariffs (``FIT'') at a particular rate would be paid to generators (or their...

    ... to encourage and drive cost reductions from the relevant sectors'', but paragraph 21 went on to say:. ``But any individual ... early degression would provide a disincentive for new businesses setting up. We have therefore decided that for these ... departments retrospectively to change either primary or secondary legislation are, happily, also rare. And, in my view, it will be ...

  • Taberna Europe CDO II Plc v Selskabet AF1.September 2008 In Bankruptcy, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, March 30, 2015, [2015] EWHC 871 (Comm)

    1. In these proceedings, the claimant (``Taberna'') claims substantial damages in respect of one or more alleged misrepresentations made by or on behalf of the defendant (``Roskilde'') which, it is said, induced Taberna into entering into a secondary market purchase of certain subordinated notes originally issued by Roskilde. 2. At the outset, it

    ... which, it is said, induced Taberna into entering into a secondary market purchase of certain subordinated notes originally issued ... profile in terms of retail lending, corporate lending and sector lending. In addition to that the credit department visits each ... of negative publicity relating to other Cohen family businesses (which had previously held Taberna) only adds to this concern. ...

  • Bank Mellat (Appellant) v Her Majesty's Treasury (Respondent)

    ... a year, directed "all persons operating in the financial sector" not to "enter into, or .. continue to participate in, any .... 40. The position in relation to secondary legislation is necessarily different, because a statutory ... requirements which would be incurred by United Kingdom businesses to which directions were given (Hansard (HL Debates), 11 November ...

  • Trashorfield Ltd, R (on the application of) v Bristol City Council & Ors, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, March 20, 2014, [2014] EWHC 757 (Admin)

    1. The Memorial Ground was built in 1921 as the home of Bristol Rugby Club, the name adopted because it was dedicated to local rugby players who had died in the World War I. In 1996, Bristol Rovers Football Club moved in to share the ground. The rugby club hit hard times, and ownership of the ground passed to the owners of the football club, the

    ... majority of this impact will fall on the convenience goods sector which would lose up to 19% of its 2017 turnover levels. At this ... draws 10% of its turnover from outside the primary and secondary catchment areas; and it says that, as part of the WYG assessment ... the impact of the supermarket on other retail businesses nearby, but officers had relied on the advice of the GVA that ...

  • ParkingEye Limited (Respondent) v Beavis (Appellant)

    ... 17th and 18th centuries the courts of equity treated as secondary obligations on the ground that the real intention was that they ... such contracts, for example professionals and small businesses, may share many of the characteristics of consumers which are ... was typical of acquisition agreements in the marketing sector. As in this case, the vendor is typically the founder or operator ...

  • Millen v Karen Millen Fashions Ltd & Anor, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, August 16, 2016, [2016] EWHC 2104 (Ch)

    1. In this introductory section of my judgment I will summarise the background and issues at a high level, in an attempt to improve readability. There is much more detail to the dispute, which I have taken into account and to which I return below. 2. The Claimant, Karen Millen, was one of the moving spirits (the other was her partner, Kevin Sta...

    ... these witnesses helpful in relation to how fashion businesses present themselves, in relation to trade channels, and in ... in relation to buying clothes and related goods in this sector of the market, and I conclude that there is nothing special about ... intellectual property, and on the warranties, was a secondary argument on the part of the Defendants. Their opening position ...

  • Opinion Briefing: Indonesia's Economic Emergence; Life ratings, economic optimism rising, but corruption perceptions remain prevalent.

    ...21% of those with a secondary education and 10% of those with a primary education only. . ... with endemic corruption, particularly in the public sector. The Indonesian government's Anti-Corruption Commission has had ..., while 82% said it was widespread within its businesses; among Southeast Asian countries where the question was asked, ...

  • Madoff Securities International Ltd v Raven & Ors, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, October 18, 2013, [2013] EWHC 3147 (Comm)

    1. On 29 June 2009, Bernard Madoff was sentenced by a Court of the Southern District of New York to 150 years in prison and ordered to forfeit US$170 billion. The present claim is brought in the long shadow cast by his notorious Ponzi scheme fraud, perpetrated through his New York business for two decades or more. But this case is not primarily a...

    ... personnel in the market making and proprietary trading businesses: compliance policies and procedures expressly forbade any ... important contacts in New York and the Swiss financial sector. . 49. In about May 1985 she started working for Merrill Lynch in ..., and whilst he did not want to make losses, this was a secondary consideration to having a presence which would enhance his ...

  • Hotel Cipriani SRL & Ors v Cipriani (Grosvenor Street) Ltd & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, December 09, 2008, [2008] EWHC 3032 (Ch)

    1. The First Claimant (``HC'') owns and operates the Hotel Cipriani in Venice. The Second Claimant owns and operates the Ristorante Hotel Cipriani at the Lapa Palace Hotel in Lisbon. The Third Claimant owns and operates the Ristorante Villa Cipriani at the Reid's Palace Hotel in Madeira. All three Claimants are members of the Orient Express Hotels

    ...Arrigo oversees the Group's Italian businesses, while Giuseppe has prime responsibility for its businesses ... features of the CTM application have only a secondary impact on its overall impression, there are sufficient grounds to ... has been ranked for decades among the best of the sector in specialised directories, both because of the quality of its ...

  • Maier & Anor v Asos Plc & Anor, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, April 01, 2015, [2015] EWCA Civ 220

    1. There are before the court appeals and cross appeals from three judgments of Rose J given on 19 September 2013, 16 October 2013 and 4 February 2014 concerning Community trade mark number 4580767 (``the CTM'') for the word ASSOS which is owned and used by the claimants (together ``Assos'') and United Kingdom trade mark number 2530115 (``the UK tr...

    ... use it on a scale which is very small compared with the sector of trade in which the mark is registered and the alleged ..., he submits that, despite the differences between the businesses of Asos and Assos, there has already been confusion between their ... name defence in Article 12 thus allows for a lesser, secondary degree of protection, against alleged claims of infringement of a ...

  • Greenpeace Ltd, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Environment & Anor, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, January 18, 2016, [2016] EWHC 55 (Admin)

    1. The Common Fisheries Policy (``CFP'') is a Community system for the conservation of marine biological resources and the management of fisheries and fleets exploiting such resources, which was first established by Council Regulation EEC No 170/83. The most recent reform of the CFP by the EU legislature came about in December 2013, following a pe...

    ...Greenpeace is independent of governments and businesses, and is widely recognised in the international arena for its ... members of POs are referred to in the industry as ``the sector'' whilst the over 10m vessels which do not belong to a PO are ... meaning of the language used by the draftsman is of secondary importance. Article 17 must be construed in context, and in ...

  • Ubbi & Anori (Minors) v Ubbi, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, July 27, 2018, [2018] EWHC 1396 (Ch)

    1. This is a claim by Mattia Corrado Ubbi and Gabriele Corrado Ubbi, brought by their litigation friend and mother, Bianca Maria Corrado, for an order under section 2 of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (``the Act'') for reasonable financial provision out of the estate of their late father, Malkiat Singh Ubbi. The clai...

    ... child care would change as the boys went on to secondary school. . 73. When considering reasonable financial provision and ... that the recommended method of valuation of trading businesses is the profits method of valuation, with an appropriate ... wishes to educate Mattia and Gabriele in the independent sector. From her evidence I formed the impression that she had set her ...

  • Veolia ES Landfill Ltd & Anor, R (on the application of) v HM Revenue & Customs, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, July 25, 2016, [2016] EWHC 1880 (Admin)

    1. There are two applications for judicial review before the Court which have been heard together, one by two companies in the Veolia group, and one by a number of companies in the Viridor group. Although it is necessary to distinguish between the two groups of claimants, it is not necessary to distinguish between the companies within each group a...

    ... be treated as a taxable disposal of waste, and draft secondary legislation including a draft Landfill Tax (Prescribed Landfill ... We anticipate that the largest businesses will all have submitted `normal', `fluff layer' and `gas ... concerned that opposing repayment might antagonise the sector but conceded that it would send a strong message that HMRC did ...

  • Tchenguiz & Ors v Grant Thornton UK LLP & Ors, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, July 01, 2015, [2015] EWHC 1864 (Comm)

    1. This is an application brought pursuant to CPR 11 by the Fourth Defendant, Kaupthing Bank hf (``Kaupthing''), and the Fifth Defendant, Jóhannes Rúnar Jóhannsson (``JJ''), (together ``the Applicants''), seeking dismissal or a stay of proceedings brought against them by the First Claimant, Vincent Aziz Tchenguiz (``VT''), and others. VT is a wel...

    ..., the Insolvency Regulation does permit the opening of ``secondary proceedings'' in Regulation States, other than that of the main ... before insolvency occurs, the natural expectation of businesses would be that it should be that law that should determine whether ... the specific rules on insolvency issues in the banking sector with the rules on similar issues in the Insolvency Regulation ...