English Law Remains Sensible For Commercial Contracts

Law360 (February 6, 2019, 3:22 PM EST) -- Like you all, we travel a fair amount for business. Over the last months, we have become aware that some colleagues are spreading inaccurate "facts" about choice of law and seat in contracts. Many people (guided by people who should know better) have told us “With Brexit looming, surely we should now be looking to other governing laws and/or seats for our contracts?” Put simply, there is no reason to take such steps.

Whatever form Brexit takes, it will make no difference to the English laws which govern commercial contracts. Neither will it make any difference to the arbitrations about what...

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