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Beware sole and exclusive remedies clauses when seeking to terminate a contract

February 28, 2023

The recent case of James Kemball Ltd v. "K" Line (Europe) Ltd [2022] EWHC 2239 (Comm) serves as a useful reminder to give careful consideration to the effect of so-called “sole and exclusive remedies” clauses contained in contracts before purporting to terminate them.

English Court of Appeal holds that excluding liability for indirect losses, loss of profits, revenues and savings does not exclude wasted expenditure

May 10, 2022

The English Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court decision and ruled that an exclusion clause that excluded liability for loss of profits, revenues and savings did not exclude wasted expenditure (Soteria Insurance Limited (formerly CIS General Insurance Limited) v IBM United Kingdom Limited [2022] EWCA Civ 440).

European commission considers new civil liability rules for the digital age and artificial intelligence

February 03, 2022

In October 2021, the European Commission launched a public consultation (Consultation) on adapting liability rules to the digital age and artificial intelligence (AI).

CIS General Insurance Ltd v IBM United Kingdom

April 19, 2021

In this blog we explain the 5 key learnings for technology contract negotiators and litigators from the CIS General Insurance Ltd v IBM United Kingdom High Court case.

EU Prepares New AI and Data Strategy

February 18, 2020

The new European Commission is racing to deliver on President von der Leyen’s pledge to put forward legislation on AI, big data, and the New Digital Services Act. This article discusses the EC's response.

Outsourcing and AI: Re-engineering outsourcing agreements

February 11, 2020

Is the traditional outsourcing agreement, “engineered” for the pre-AI world, suitable in a world in which AI displaces both people and rules-based methods of automation?

Chatbots gone wild? Some ethical considerations

October 30, 2017

Chatbots can involve ethical decision-making when they autonomously interact with users.

The House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence publishes responses to call for evidence

October 17, 2017

Companies and industry experts respond to public call for evidence on AI.