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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 19th May
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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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Agreements to agreeThis Practice Note considers agreements to agree, and why an agreement to agree certain contractual terms at a future date has...
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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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Nature and types of agencyThis Practice Note is an introduction to agency. It describes the essentials of the agency relationship between the...
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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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Key differences in the law of contract between Scots and English lawScots contract law has in many ways become similar to its English counterpart...
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Produced in partnership with Morton Fraser 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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Agent and principal relationships with third partiesThis Practice Note deals with the relationships arising between principals, agents and third...
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19th May
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BailmentThis Practice Note provides an introduction to bailment, which is a large and complex topic.This Practice Note provides a working definition...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court 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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Private right of redress for consumersThis Practice Note summarises a consumer’s private right of redress for misleading and aggressive commercial...
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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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Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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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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What rules apply to sending emails to individuals on a bought-in marketing database?Both the General Data Protection Regulation Regulation (EU)...
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What are the laws relating to prize promotions in Scotland?The law relating to prize promotions is substantially the same in Scotland as it is in...
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5th Jun
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How can I contest an Advertising Standards Authority final ruling?Independent reviewAdvertisers, complainants or broadcasters who have been party to a...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Daradjeet Jagpal of Information Law Solutions 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Helen Hart of Institute of Promotional Marketing 5th Jun
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What are the rules on claiming that something is the ‘best’ in advertising?The UK Code of Non-broadcast Advertising and Direct and Promotional...
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Is it a legal requirement to advertise a free prize draw in the UK?What legislation governs the running of free prize draws?The Gambling Act 2005...
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What is the current position on alcohol promotions in Great Britain? What has happened with the minimum pricing legislation in Scotland?ScotlandScotch...
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5th Jun
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Who is ‘independent’ when it comes to judging a prize promotion?Rules 8.24 and 8.26 of the UK Code of Non-broadcast Advertising and Direct &...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Hart of Institute of Promotional Marketing 5th Jun
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Planning a print advertising campaign—issues to considerBackgroundThis Practice Note sets out the main legal and regulatory issues to consider when...
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5th Jun
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What data is available about complaints made to the ASA?The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) (which...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 5th Jun
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Where a customer is entered into a prize draw after buying a product at its usual price, is there a risk of the promotion being an illegal...
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