Astor Management AG (formerly known as MRI Holdings AG) and another company v Atalaya Mining plc (formerly known as EMED Mining Public Ltd) and other companies

Contract – Construction. The correct construction of a master agreement meant that the defendants' obligation to pay the deferred consideration in return for the purchase of the claimants' interests in a copper mine, had not been triggered. Accordingly, the Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed the claimants' appeal.