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A key proposition underpinning EU competition law is that competing companies should act independently on markets. In principle, rivalry and competition can be expected...

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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 101(1) TFEU (see The...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the data protection regime before 25 May 2018 and reflects the position under the Data Protection Act 1998...

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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 restrictive effect on...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the data protection regime before 25 May 2018 and reflects the position under the Data Protection Act 1998...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/725, come into force on 6 April 2020. They will...

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Background This Practice Note summarises the law and provides practical guidance to service providers in respect of their obligations to provide goods, services and...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the data protection regime before 25 May 2018 and reflects the position under the Data Protection Act 1998...

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This Practice Note considers implied terms in contracts for goods and services, being the implied terms incorporated into contracts for the sale and supply of goods and...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the data protection regime before 25 May 2018 and reflects the position under the Data Protection Act 1998...

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This Practice Note considers the key terms and conditions (or T&C, Ts&Cs or T&Cs) in contracts for business-to-business (B2B) transactions. It sets out the general...

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This Practice Note considers the test for an employer’s vicarious liability in tort, which arises from certain legal relationships and in relation to certain acts. It...

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This Practice Note considers non-compete clauses in commercial agreements. Non-compete clauses are contractual obligations restricting a party from competing with the...

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Using standard terms and conditions Businesses use standard terms and conditions (T&Cs) for many reasons, eg: • speed • consistency • cost, and • allocation of risk Many...

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When might a quantum meruit or a quantum valebat claim arise? Claims in quantum meruit (value of services) and quantum valebat (value of goods) arise in diverse...

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The law relating to the supply of services is set out in various statutes and contained within the common law. This is a very broad topic and this Practice...

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Overview This Practice Note considers the impact of the Services Directive (2006/123/EC) and the Provision of Services Regulations 2009, SI 2009/2999 on the rights and...

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This Practice Note summarises the practical steps which a business can take to successfully incorporate its standard terms and conditions into contracts and...

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After four years of negotiation, amendments and drafting Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of...

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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 (individually or...

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A key proposition underpinning EU competition law is that competing companies should act independently on markets. In principle, rivalry and competition can be expected...

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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 prosecuting authorities...

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Beckmann liabilities are liabilities in respect of occupational pension benefits other than benefits relating to old age, invalidity or survivors. A typical example of a...

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Relevant transfers under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/246 (TUPE 2006) are: • business transfers—involving the...

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This Practice Note sets out the position for cases where the relevant transfer under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE 2006)...

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A transfer from one entity (the transferor) to another (the transferee) may occur under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, SI...

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Framework agreements (sometimes referred to as master services agreements) are essentially umbrella agreements which provide standard terms and conditions for goods or...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE in relation to Brexit: The Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018, and regulations made under that Act, set up a new customs and VAT...

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Sector influences The logistics sector (which includes warehousing and transport services) is a reasonably mature one and is influenced by a number of prominent trade...

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It is common knowledge that value added tax (VAT) is a tax which increases the price of goods and services that consumers in the UK buy. For a tax lawyer, before going...

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