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Incoterms® 2020 Rules—CIP Carriage and insurance paid toThis Practice Note comprises the guidance note to the CIP Carriage and insurance paid to...
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19th 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 19th May
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In a business-to-business contract where a contractual long-stop date has passed but the parties wish to continue with the contract, should they...
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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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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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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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Incoterms® 2020 Rules—CPT Carriage paid toThis Practice Note comprises the guidance note to the CPT Carriage paid to Incoterm in the Incoterms® 2020...
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19th May
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AffirmationAffirmation is an indication of the intention to continue with a contract. Affirmation may arise in the case of:•a repudiatory breach of...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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