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This Practice Note contains a collection of content covering the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) for technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) lawyers. It is updated regularly and includes links to:
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The Coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit has been created to provide in-house lawyers or legal advisors with easy access to news, practical guidance and Q&As from across a number of practice areas that relate to key areas of concern. In addition to coronavirus-specific content, the toolkit also highlights additional guidance and support materials of general relevance to each of these areas.
How can I ensure my organisation and staff stay safe while using video-conferencing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?
What technology risks are associated with temporary homeworking?
Can an agreement be terminated for frustration due to coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Will our insurance cover us for coronavirus (Covid-19)?
Can my force majeure clause protect me against the economic impact of coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Can I rely on ‘Certificates of Force Majeure’ issued by the Chinese government confirming that coronavirus (COVID-19) is force majeure as a force majeure event under English law?
Is a force majeure clause enforceable in a business-to-consumer contract because of coronavirus (COVID-19)?
My company needs to enter into a document as a deed but everyone is working from home. Is it possible to execute
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and procedure in the civil courts that have been introduced as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For guidance, see Practice Note: Coronavirus
What is QOCS?Qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) was introduced on 1 April 2013 as part of the Jackson costs reforms following the removal of a claimant’s right to recover additional liabilities from the defendant, ie success fees and after the event (ATE) insurance premiums. The relevant CPR
This Practice Note is an archive of news from the Loan Market Association (LMA) on LMA documentation and related topics. It covers LMA updates from early 2013 to January 2016. For the latest LMA developments since January 2016, see Practice Note: Loan Market Association (LMA)—latest news on
Definition of automatismAn act is done in a state of automatism if it is done by the body without control by the mind, (eg it is a spasm or a reflex), or if it is done by a person who is not conscious of what they are doing. The act may be described as involuntary, but will not be regarded as such
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