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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 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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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
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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 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 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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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
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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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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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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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[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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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
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[On headed notepaper of the assignor]To: [Insert name and address of Assignee][Insert date]Dear [insert name of Assignee]Assignment of contractWe...
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9th Nov
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BrexitBrexit: 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,...
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9th Nov
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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
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Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
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9th Nov

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1Dispute resolution—short form1.1If any dispute arises between the parties out of, or in connection with, this Agreement, the matter shall be referred...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Canada; Chile; China; Finland; France; Germany; Italy; Japan; Malaysia;...
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9th Apr
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The different parts of the topic Franchise covered include:Part 1: Regulation of Franchising around the World•Global Overview of Specific Franchise...
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9th Apr
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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
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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
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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
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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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How does Brexit impact franchising?There are no specific franchising EU derived laws or regulations, therefore the main implications of Brexit for the...
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8th Apr
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Role and remitThe European Franchise Federation (EFF) is a non-profit international association based in Belgium.Set up in 1972 by the French...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Rickard of Fieldfisher 8th Apr
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IntroductionThis Practice Note describes the application of the Trading Schemes Act 1996 in the context of franchises. It also considers the Fair...
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Produced in partnership with John Pratt of Hamilton Pratt 8th Apr
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This Practice Note examines the role and remit of the British Franchise Association (the BFA) in the franchise industry in the UK. It looks at the...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Rickard of Fieldfisher and David Bond of Fieldfisher 8th Apr
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There are a number of ways that disputes can arise in a franchise context that can be mitigated by what you include in the franchise agreement and how...
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Produced in partnership with Fiona Boswell of Knights plc 8th Apr
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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
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As with other commercial arrangements, 'franchise agreements' are potentially subject to EU and Member State competition law requirements (in...
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6th Apr
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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
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This Practice Note considers good faith in commercial agreements. It examines the concept of good faith and the extent to which it is applied in...
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29th Mar
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1Definitions and interpretation1.1In these Conditions the following definitions apply:Affiliate•means any entity that directly or indirectly Controls,...
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15th Mar
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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 5th Mar
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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 5th Mar
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[Franchisee][Address]Dear [name],Franchise Agreement between [Franchisor] and [Franchisee] dated [insert date] (the 'Agreement')This will confirm our...
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Produced in partnership with Fieldfisher 5th Mar

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