No contractual duty to protect spread betters against themselves
27 February 2018
A spread betting company owed no contractual duty to protect a customer from his own gambling addiction or considered choices. “Very clear express words” would be required to give rise to a contractual duty to protect parties from inflicting economic harm on themselves: Aryeh Ehrentreu v IG Index Ltd  EWCA (Civ) 79, 31 January 2018
This case summary is part of the Allen & Overy Litigation and Dispute Resolution Review, a monthly publication. If you wish to receive this publication, please contact Amy Edwards, email@example.com.