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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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Incoterms® 2020 Rules—DDP Delivered duty paidThis Practice Note comprises the guidance note to the DDP Delivered duty paid Incoterm in the Incoterms®...
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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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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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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also: • Coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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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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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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1 Counterparts—agreement 1.1 This agreement may be signed in any number of separate counterparts, each of which when...
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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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SubcontractingThis Practice Note examines the following legal and practical matters in relation to entering into a subcontract or when granting...
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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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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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This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of party] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered...
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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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Contract variationThis Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the variation of contracts and deeds. It explains how a...
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Do you have guidance on charge variation mechanisms in outsourcing agreements?Outsourcing agreements usually run for long periods of time and, as a...
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Is subcontracting permitted (and can a subcontractor also subcontract) where a contract is silent on whether it is allowed?What is...
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5th Jun
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Is there any guidance on how the courts treat key performance indicators set by public authorities in contracts tendered under the EU public...
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5th Jun
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Can a prohibition on subcontracting prevent a supplier from recruiting temporary external personnel to provide some or all of the contract services?An...
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5th Jun
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Governance and reporting in outsourcingOutsourcing agreements usually last for a number of years and require close collaboration between the supplier...
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5th Jun
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What is the effect of Brexit on BSI and ISO standards?The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) develops and publishes international...
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5th Jun
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Outsourcing termination rightsOutsourcing agreements are normally long term, complex, high-value arrangements for services which are critically...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Williamson of Bird & Bird 5th Jun
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Is a main contractor liable to the customer for the fraudulent actions of its sub-contractor in performing sub-contracted services to the...
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5th Jun
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What is the difference between a warranty and a representation in a commercial agreement?This Q&A looks at the difference between a warranty and a...
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5th Jun
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IT outsourcing—transition and termination issuesThis Practice Note identifies and explains key legal and practical issues relevant to the termination...
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5th Jun
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Incentivising supplier performance under an outsourcing arrangementMost outsourcing contracts will contain a range of mechanisms intended to...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Edwards of Bird & Bird 5th Jun
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Outsourcing—exitIntroduction Outsourcing involves a transfer of functions from a customer to a supplier and can lead the customer to lose detailed...
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Produced in partnership with Fieldfisher 5th Jun
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Outsourcing remedies—step-in rights, service credits, liquidated damages and terminationThis Practice Note explains the remedies of step-in rights,...
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5th Jun
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Outsourcing exit strategiesOne certainty of any outsourcing deal is that it will end. So while not planning for failure, outsourcing contracts should...
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Produced in partnership with Bristows 5th Jun
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Record retention and audit in outsourcingThe expression of audit rights in a contract, and the requirement to maintain records relating to that...
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5th Jun
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Service levels in outsourcingThe service level schedule is one of the most important in an outsourcing contract. It governs measurement of the...
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Produced in partnership with Fieldfisher 5th Jun
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Outsourcing—contract management audit recordDescription of outsourced services[State nature of services, eg data entry]Outsourcing supplier[Identify...
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