Justices Weigh Limits Of Economic Duress In Airline Lawsuit

By Paige Long (November 2, 2020, 5:43 PM GMT) -- A travel agency urged the Supreme Court in London on Monday to free it from an allegedly unfair contract set by a Pakistan airline company, arguing that its conduct could be considered coercive even if it is technically lawful.

Britain's highest court has been told that an airline company forced a travel agency to give up £1.3 million ($1.6 million) in commissions as a condition for staying in business. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) Philip Shepherd QC, counsel for Times Travel (UK) Ltd., told Britain's top court that Pakistan International Airline Corp. forced his client to give up £1.3 million ($1.6 million) in accrued commissions...

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