In-house news vlog: Transparency agenda, reasonable endeavours and the gig economy – August 2017

Our August news vlog, in association with Radius Law, provides a monthly round-up of key news and trend stories for in-house lawyers.

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Stories include:

Corporate & Commercial:

  • Changes to the People with Significant Control (PSC) regime
  • Recent High Court decision on the meaning of ‘reasonable endeavours’ within contracts
  • Supreme court over rule recent mitigating loss case
  • Defined terms within contracts

Dispute Resolution:

  • Pre-action protocol for debt claims

Data Security:

  • ICO updates its Subject Access Code of Practice

Employment:

  • Ali V Capital Customer Management tribunal case – only offering enhanced maternity leave to mothers is deemed discrimination
  • Gig Economy continues to spark debate

Intellectual Property

  • IPEC rules trade mark infringement on an Amazon product listing
  • BMW’s successful appeal of trademark infringement

Competition:

  • CMA develops ‘Screen for Cartels’ tool

 

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