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Information society services and e-commerceIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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19th May
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Can a contract that has expired be reactivated by the parties agreeing to extend it? What would be the formalities for extending an expired contract...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 19th May
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Wilful misconduct and deliberate default in commercial contractsThis Practice Note sets out guidance upon the meaning, use and importance of commonly...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Wright of Fladgate 19th May
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Relationship of principal and agentGeneralIn business matters, the rights and duties of principal and agent are normally set out in a written agency...
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19th May
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The UK and EU Platform-to-business (P2B) RegulationsRegulation (EU) 2019/1150 (OJ L 186/57) on promoting fairness and transparency for business users...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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The EU Consumer Rights DirectiveThis Practice Note provides an overview of Directive 2011/83/EU (OJ L 304/64), the EU Consumer Rights Directive (EU...
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19th May
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1 Counterparts—agreement 1.1 This agreement may be signed in any number of separate counterparts, each of which when...
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19th May
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Option 1—contract signed on behalf of a company, where the authorised signatory is an individual Signed by [insert name of...
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19th May
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
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SubcontractingThis Practice Note examines the following legal and practical matters in relation to entering into a subcontract or when granting...
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19th May
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Incoterms® 2020 Rules—DPU Delivered at Place UnloadedThis Practice Note comprises the guidance note to the DPU Delivered at Place Unloaded Incoterm in...
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19th May
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This Deed is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of Party A], a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number [insert company...
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19th May
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1 Set-off permitted by either party Each party may set off any amount that the other party owes it under this agreement[ or...
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19th May
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Verification of documents and informationCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural...
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19th May
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Implied terms in contracts for goods and servicesExpress and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or...
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19th May

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Do the 'ipso facto' provisions of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 apply to a lease, ie is a landlord a supplier of goods or services...
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Can a contracting authority make a direct award under a Dynamic Purchasing System?What is a DPS?A Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) allows a contracting...
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Does section 233B of the Insolvency Act 1986 prevent a supplier from calling on a parent company guarantee (or other security) which is triggered by...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Hardwicke Chambers 31st Jul
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Can my force majeure clause protect me against the economic impact of coronavirus (COVID-19)?Is there a force majeure event?In English law, the...
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31st Jul
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My company needs to enter into a document as a deed but everyone is working from home. Is it possible to execute a deed by virtual means?Many...
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31st Jul
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What considerations should practitioners be taking into account when deciding whether or not the provisions on ipso facto clauses introduced by the...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 31st Jul
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Can a deed by a company be executed in counterpart in order to comply with section 44 of the Companies Act 2006?Contracts and deedsThere are two types...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 31st Jul
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How does the restriction on ipso facto clauses under new section 233B, Insolvency Act 1986 affect a supplier’s contractual rights to repossession...
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Produced in partnership with Deanne Hamilton of Harrison Clark Rickerbys Limited 31st Jul
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What is the impact of section 233B of the Insolvency Act 1986 on a supplier or customer based in the UK where the supply contract is not governed by...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 31st Jul
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Can I rely on ‘Certificates of Force Majeure’ issued by the Chinese government confirming that coronavirus (COVID-19) is force majeure as a force...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Colbey of Lamb Chambers 31st Jul
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Does new section 233B of the Insolvency Act 1986 affect contracts for the supply of goods and services under which the supplier and/or the customer...
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Will our insurance cover us for coronavirus (Covid-19)?The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has profound implications for the global...
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31st Jul
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Can an agreement be terminated for frustration due to coronavirus (COVID-19)?What is the doctrine of frustration?If the contract does not include a...
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31st Jul
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Is a force majeure clause enforceable in a business-to-consumer contract because of coronavirus (COVID-19)?Traders seeking to rely on force majeure...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—restrictions on ipso facto clausesBackground to the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA...
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31st Jul
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Force majeure and business continuity clauseCoronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also:•Coronavirus...
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