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This Practice Note provides a summary of the common law and conventions governing international carriage by air. It explains the liability of the...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court and James Watthey of 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
Precedents
Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
Precedents
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Definition—Business Continuity Event Business Continuity Event means an event (whether a natural or man-made phenomenon or...
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9th Nov
Precedents
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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Produced in partnership with Paul de Vince and Jagdeep Singh of Gateley Plc 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to discharge a contract, including...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out guidance upon the meaning, use and importance of commonly used terms in exclusion and limitation of liability clauses in...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Wright of Fladgate 12th Jan
Practice notes
Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides an introduction to bailment, which is a large and complex topic.This Practice Note provides a working definition of...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers agreements to agree, and why an agreement to agree certain contractual terms at a future date has traditionally been held...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the variation of contracts and deeds. It explains how a contract or deed can...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note concerns repudiation and sets out what a repudiatory breach of contract means. It explains how a repudiatory breach goes to the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the legal concept of mistake in contract law. It examines common mistake, mutual mistake, unilateral mistake, mistake as...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent...
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9th Nov
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ContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise...
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9th Nov

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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Austria; Brazil; China; European Union; France; Germany; India;...
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28th Apr
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This Practice Note considers non-compete clauses in commercial agreements. Non-compete clauses are contractual obligations restricting a party from...
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23rd Apr
Q&As
Underlying modelsThe scenario described in this Q&A takes elements of an agency relationship and elements of a distribution relationship; see Practice...
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16th Apr
Practice notes
The creation of the Competition and Market Authority (CMA) was accompanied by a radical change in the element of the criminal cartel offence the...
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Produced in partnership with Kingsley Napley 9th Apr
Practice notes
A key proposition underpinning EU competition law is that competing companies should act independently on markets. In principle, rivalry and...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
Intellectual property (IP) agreements relating to, for example, licensing of technology and for the joint development of new technology, may have a...
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Produced in partnership with Bristows 8th Apr
Practice notes
In the EU, unilateral or ‘dominant’ firm conduct is governed by Article 102 TFEU. In particular, Article 102 TFEU prohibits undertakings that...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the legal and practical issues arising out of appointing a party as a sub-distributor. Sub-distributors can help...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers distribution arrangements in general and the different types of arrangements that are commonly used. It considers the...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note compares agency with distribution and contains a table setting out the key legal differences between agents and distributors. This...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Neil Baylis of Mishcon de Reya 8th Apr
Practice notes
Distribution agreements, like other commercial relationships, are not intended to last indefinitely. They should be capable of continuing for as long...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Smart of Shoosmiths 8th Apr
Practice notes
The implementation period put in place to enable the UK to transition away from the EU’s laws and institutions ended at 11 pm (GMT) on 31 December...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note describes the extent of a distributor's liabilities towards third parties, including where it may incur primary product liability...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
A key proposition underpinning EU competition law is that competing companies should act independently on markets. In principle, rivalry and...
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6th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note is important first stage reading for analysing vertical restraints, that is, restrictions in vertical agreements caught by Article...
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6th Apr
Practice notes
Most manufacturers do not distribute their products themselves. Establishing a captive retail system is expensive and manufacturers normally outsource...
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Produced in partnership with Gibson Dunn 6th Apr
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The Guidelines on Vertical Restraints explain that '[i]n an exclusive distribution agreement, the supplier agrees to sell its products to only one...
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6th Apr
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NOTE—Although the Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020, this Practice Note continues to retain references to EU competition law. This is...
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18th Mar
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Belgium; Canada; China; Finland; Germany; India; Puerto Rico; Turkey;...
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11th Mar

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