In a right-to-be-forgotten case, the anonymous claimant sought an order against Google Inc to block access to a blog website on which an old news story appeared about the applicant’s conviction and sentence years before. The case was dismissed because the claimant, who appeared for himself, had sued the wrong Google company and had not served the application properly. View Full Post
Two 2017 US cases illustrate the importance of a notice cancelling a policy complying strictly with the requirements of the policy and the law. In Las Vegas Inc v Oregon Mutual Insurance Co, the notice of cancellation became effective on a stated future date if the policyholder did not pay the premium by a required date. View Full Post
A sole shareholder and director who had dominant influence over the affairs of the plaintiff company acted fraudulently and paid out the company’s money from its bank accounts for his own personal benefit. The bank was held liable because on the facts it was found that any reasonable banker would have realised that there were many obvious, even glaring, signs that the shareholder was perpetrating a fraud on the company when he instructed the money to be paid to other parts of his business operations. View Full Post
The court was called upon to decide whether the defendant property developer had used ‘reasonable endeavours’ to achieve ‘as soon as reasonably practicable’ the satisfaction of contractual conditions, upon the non-fulfilment of which the developer became obliged to make a payment of £1.4 million. View Full Post
On 18 January 2018, the Insurance Act was published in the Government Gazette after it had been assented to by the State President. It is known as the Insurance Act 2017. The Insurance Act, which was tabled in the National Assembly in January 2016 and completed its journey through the parliamentary process in December 2017, has how been converted from a Bill to an Act. View Full Post