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[ON HEADED NOTEPAPER OF PARTY A][Insert address of Party B][[Insert address of Guarantor]][Insert date]Dear [name of Party B][ and [name of...
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9th Nov
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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
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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
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Definition—Business Continuity Event Business Continuity Event means an event (whether a natural or man-made phenomenon or...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note deals with the relationships arising between principals, agents and third parties with whom the agent deals on the principal’s...
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9th Nov
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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
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This Practice Note explains the law relating to charterparties in the context of an arrangement for the carriage of goods by sea. It explains the key...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court and James Watthey of 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
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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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BrexitAs of exit day (11 pm 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
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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 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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Who is a fiduciary?There is no comprehensive list of the relationships which give rise to the existence of fiduciary duties under common law. Some...
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9th Nov

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Getting the Deal Through: Franchise 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Canada; Chile; China; Finland;...
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16th May
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Practice Guide—FranchiseThe different parts of the topic Franchise covered include:Part 1: Regulation of Franchising around the World•Global Overview...
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16th May
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Article 102 TFEU—the prohibition on abuse of dominanceIn the EU, unilateral or ‘dominant’ firm conduct is governed by Article 102 TFEU. In particular,...
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15th May
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Applying block exemptions to IP agreementsIntellectual property (IP) agreements relating to, for example, licensing of technology and for the joint...
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Produced in partnership with Bristows 15th May
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Analysing vertical agreements under EU competition lawThis Practice Note is important first stage reading for analysing vertical restraints, that is,...
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15th May
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The UK criminal cartel offenceThe creation of the Competition and Market Authority (CMA) was accompanied by a radical change in the element of the...
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Produced in partnership with Kingsley Napley 15th May
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Article 101(1) TFEU—the prohibition on restrictive agreementsA key proposition underpinning EU competition law is that competing companies should act...
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15th May
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Analysing horizontal cooperation agreements under EU competition lawA key proposition underpinning EU competition law is that competing companies...
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15th May
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Competition law and franchise agreementsAs with other commercial arrangements, 'franchise agreements' are potentially subject to EU and Member State...
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15th May
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The franchise agreementThis Practice Note considers the principal matters a franchise agreement should address including clarity over the rights to be...
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Produced in partnership with Fieldfisher 15th May
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Restrictions on competing with the franchiseGeneralThis Practice Note sets out the restrictions that a franchisor typically imposes on a franchisee in...
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Produced in partnership with Fieldfisher 15th May
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Good faith in commercial agreementsThis Practice Note considers good faith in commercial agreements. It examines the concept of good faith and the...
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15th May
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Franchises and the Trading Schemes Act 1996IntroductionThis Practice Note describes the application of the Trading Schemes Act 1996 in the context of...
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Produced in partnership with John Pratt of Hamilton Pratt 15th May
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The European Franchise Federation (EFF)Role and remitThe European Franchise Federation (EFF) is a non-profit international association based in...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Rickard of Fieldfisher 15th May
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What does IP completion day mean for franchising?How does Brexit impact franchising?There are no specific franchising EU derived laws or regulations,...
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15th May
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Reducing the risk of disputes arising in franchise agreementsThere are a number of ways that disputes can arise in a franchise context that can be...
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Produced in partnership with Fiona Boswell of Knights plc 15th May
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Non-compete clauses in commercial agreementsThis Practice Note considers non-compete clauses in commercial agreements. Non-compete clauses are...
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15th May
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The British Franchise Association (BFA)This Practice Note examines the role and remit of the British Franchise Association (the BFA) in the franchise...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Rickard of Fieldfisher and David Bond of Fieldfisher 15th May
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This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Insert name of party][ of [insert details] OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number...
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Produced in partnership with Gateley 4th May
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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 Fieldfisher 16th Apr

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