BSkyB v EDS: a dog’s dinner of liability issues in a contract to supply a computer system
The case of BSkyB v Electronic Data Systems (EDS is now part of Hewlett Packard) is one of the largest computer contract disputes to reach the English High Court in recent years. The decision of the High Court (Ramsay J)  EWHC 86 (TCC) (full 468 page decision available here) was published on 28 January 2010.
A significant part of the case was concerned with whether the exclusion clauses and entire agreement clauses in the main contract between the parties were effective to limit or exclude EDS’s liability to BSkyB.
Read our analysis of the case here.
Article posted: 2010-03-08