*OMV Petrom SA v Glencore International AG

Deceit – Misrepresentation. The defendant company, Glencore, supplied crude oil to the defendant company, Petrom, which was a state-run Romanian company. Glencore misrepresented that oil supplied was of a different sort to that actually provided. Petrom discovered that fact and commenced proceedings. The Commercial Court held that, among other things, Petrom had a valid claim in deceit both as a matter of English and Romanian law.

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