CTI Group Inc v Transclear Sa: CA 22 Jul 2008

The court rejected a claim for frustration. Numerous authorities showed that the fact that a supplier chose not to make goods available for shipment, thus rendering performance by the seller impossible, was not of itself sufficient to frustrate a contract for sale.
Lord Justice Moore-Bick
[2008] EWCA Civ 856, [2008] Bus LR 1729
England and Wales
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CitedGold Group Properties Ltd v BDW Trading Ltd TCC 3-Mar-2010
The parties had contracted for the construction of an estate of houses and flats to be followed by the interim purchase by the defendants. The defendants argued that the slump in land prices frustrated the contract and that they should not be called . .

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