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The consequences of making a misrepresentation

February 2010
Rachel Barnes

The judgement in the EDS v BSkyB case handed down on 26 January is a useful reminder of the dire consequences that can result from a fraudulent misrepresentation made in order to promote a bid and that limitation of liability clauses will not apply to the damages payable as a result.

For a short résumé of the law on misrepresentations and the judgement in this case, see the attached note.

Location: UK

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