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This Practice Note provides a quick reference guide to the bodies that have the power to raid organisations, their authority for doing so and the scope of their powers. It also covers the penalties for failing to comply with their requests. For more detailed information in respect of each authority, see Practice Notes—Dealing with dawn raids by the police, Dealing with dawn raids by the Financial Conduct Authority, Dealing with dawn raids by the Serious Fraud Office, Dealing with dawn raids by HM Revenue & Customs, Dealing with dawn raids by the Competition and Markets Authority, and Dealing with dawn raids by the Health and Safety Executive.
In the table, Y indicates that the body does have the respective power, whereas N indicates that it does not.
See below for notes and references.
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This Practice Note considers the nature and scope of arbitration agreements with a particular focus on arbitration agreements pursuant to the law of England and Wales, although it also discusses the concept from an international perspective and includes some comparative examples from other
This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent and drafting issues.What are conditions precedent?A condition precedent in a commercial contract details an event which must take place before:•a
ContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise may be:•joint•several, or•joint and severalWhether an undertaking is joint, several, or joint and several in contract is a question of construction
This Practice Note considers claims for damages for breach of statutory duty. For guidance on claims for damages for a negligent breach of duty of care outside a statutory duty, see Practice Notes:•Negligence—when does a duty of care arise?•Negligence—when is the duty of care breached?Breach of
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