This programme is focussed on lawyers and non lawyers alike, any practitioner in business transactions, whether in commerce or finance, both from the UK and abroad.
Participants will look at distinctions between each, their different use and interpretations between jurisdictions. Where overlap and confusion may creep into transactions and expected outcome.
They are used in commercial, infrastructure, IT, construction, property, M & A, joint venture and other transactions. In addition they are symbiotic with due diligence in its many forms whether buying a business, share or asset purchase. They are routes to minimising the risk in a transaction.
Each type manages risk at different levels and the course will assist you in which to select to protect you or your clients’ interests
Increasingly they have all become the subject of claims and therefore court cases. The course will look at key cases and the impact for lawyers and non lawyers for negotiations, drafting and transactions.
The course will look at key cases as to the scope of a warranty, Betfairs v Sutherland, what is meant by ‘full and fair disclosure’ Levison, Daniel Reeds, New Hearts and Infiniteland v Artisan, , prior knowledge Eurocopy, warranties v representations and a damages Sycamore v Bidco.
During the course participants will look at case studies, sample clauses and receive checklists to assist them with dealing with joint ventures a following the course.