*Moran Yacht & Ship Inc v Pisarev and another

Contract – Commission. The case concerned a claim by the claimant, a firm of yacht brokers, for commission on the sale of a yacht belonging the defendants. The claimant alleged that, pursuant to the first defendant's instructions, it had shown the yacht to M, the owner of a company, which had later bought it. The Commercial Court, in dismissing the claim, held that the claimant had not been instructed to market the yacht at the relevant time and, even if it had been, it had not been an effective cause of the eventual sale of the yacht to M's company.

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