Tag Archives: agreement to agree

Time limited obligations to engage in “friendly discussions” before proceeding to arbitration may be binding

[We are grateful for the following guest post from Charlotte Bamford, a Trainee Solicitor currently sitting in the Commercial Litigation Group of our London office.] In Emirates Trading Agency LLC v Prime Mineral Exports Private Limited [2014] EWHC 2104 (Comm), the Commercial … Continue reading

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Singapore Law Watch Commentary: Agreement to Agree

Our case update on how an agreement to agree is not necessarily fatal to the enforcement of the agreement, has been picked up by Singapore Law Watch (“SLW“). Our SLW Commentary can be found here. Our SLW Commentary examines the … Continue reading

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Case Update: Agreement to Agree is not Fatal (in a Subsisting Contract)

It is a well-settled principle of law that a so-called agreement to agree between parties is void and unenforceable for uncertainty. Lord Ackner in the House of Lords’ decision in Walford and Others v Miles and Another [1992] 2 AC 128  observed … Continue reading

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Agreement to Negotiate in Good Faith

In the recent case of HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Singapore) Ltd (trustee of Starhill Global Real Estate Investment Trust) v Toshin Development Singapore Pte Ltd, [2012] SGCA 48, the Singapore Court of Appeal upheld a contractual clause directing parties to … Continue reading

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