CPL LTD v CPL OPCO (TRINIDAD) LTD (2016)

The claimant applied for permission to add an additional defendant to its claim and to re-amend the particulars of claim to make a claim against that party. The claimant was the originator of a cricket league staged in the West Indies. The defendant, a company incorporated in Trinidad and Tobago, had been set up for … Continue reading CPL LTD v CPL OPCO (TRINIDAD) LTD (2016)

JANUS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC v SAFEGUARD WORLD INTERNATIONAL LTD (2016)

The claimant investment management company (J) claimed that the defendant payroll company (S) was in breach of contract. In the alternative, J made claims for breach of fiduciary duty and breach of duty of care. J was based in the US but had employees in several different countries. S provided international payroll processing services to … Continue reading JANUS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC v SAFEGUARD WORLD INTERNATIONAL LTD (2016)

JAPAN MPV MOTORS LTD v REVENUE & CUSTOMS COMMISSIONERS (2016)

Where a car dealership accepted the return of a car from a customer on the ground that it was defective, and agreed to supply a different car at a future time, the date of the original sale was not the point of supply for VAT purposes. VAT was a tax on turnover generated from the … Continue reading JAPAN MPV MOTORS LTD v REVENUE & CUSTOMS COMMISSIONERS (2016)

HURRY NARAIN PURRUNSING v (1) A’COURT & CO (A FIRM) (2) HOUSE OWNERS CONVEYANCERS LTD (2016)

The claimant sought damages for breach of trust against the first defendant solicitors and the second defendant conveyancer. The claim arose out of the purported sale to the claimant of a property by a fraudster who claimed to be, but was not, the registered proprietor of the property. By the time the fraud was discovered, … Continue reading HURRY NARAIN PURRUNSING v (1) A’COURT & CO (A FIRM) (2) HOUSE OWNERS CONVEYANCERS LTD (2016)