In Teekay Tankers v STX Offshore – Shipbuilding  EWHC 253 (Comm), the High Court considered the cancellation of an option agreement on the construction of tankers for reasons of uncertainty. However, with compliance with the condition, the contract becomes absolute and has a retroactive effect. It dates back to the time the agreement was reached, which is considered unconditional from the outset. A suspensive condition must be met in its entirety, unless the parties envisage that compliance with part of the condition may result in the fulfilment of part of the promise. Although the above definitions are generally accepted, a scientific debate is raging about the exact nature of dissemination and waiver. According to Mr. Kerr, this is a unilateral legal act. The power to release a debtor from his or her obligation is entirely in the hands of the creditor, who only has to say, „I do not want to exercise that right“ to put an end to it. [Citation required] SW van der Merwe and its co-authors, on the other hand, assert in the treaty that the general principles are that it is a liberating agreement, that is, a bilateral legal law.
[Citation required] Rh Christie argues for a distinction by circumstances. It is one: the Commercial Court accepted the applicant`s argument that the parties intended to enter into a binding contract and therefore had to attempt to implement the option agreement. In particular, he indicated that the option agreement was part of a „set of contracts“ and that the defendant granted him the options, including the applicant`s subsidiaries that entered into the shipbuilding contracts. This declaration of law or the so-called Corondimas principle has been widely criticized, although it has been applied consistently in subsequent cases. Although it was re-applied by the appeal division of Tuckers Land and Development v Strydom on the basis of precedent, its accuracy was challenged and criticized for the fact that van Heerden YES and directly by Joubert JA. The latter indicated, during the verification of the former authorities, that the principle did not conform to Roman and Roman-Dutch laws. „It appears, however,“ wrote Tebbutt J in ABSA/Sweet, „that a lease does not apply to such considerations and that a contract is established between the lessor and the taker at the time of signing the lease, although the obligations arising from the lease may be suspended.“  It now also appears to be accepted]] if a suspensive condition is met, namely that the contract and reciprocal rights of the parties „on the date of the agreement and not from the date of the completion of the condition, that is: