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Risk Essentials Webinar: Liquidated Damages, covenants to pay and penalty clauses: how far can you go?

Past event
28 April 2020, 09:30 - 10:30

In recent years, the courts have developed a new approach to distinguishing between liquidated damages provisions and penalty clauses. Rather than whether or not the amount payable is a genuine pre-estimate of a party’s loss, the focus is now on whether the payment provision is a primary or secondary obligation. This is intended to be a more flexible and commercial test – but how successful has it been in delivering on those aims? Our panel will explore the case law and offer tips for achieving contractual certainty.

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Webinar
  • 28 April

Speakers

Lee Gluyas
Lee Gluyas
Partner
London
Robbie Leckie
Robbie Leckie
Partner
London
Mather, Sarah - CMS-GBR
Sarah Mather
Senior Associate
London