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This tracker is intended to be used to track the progress of legislative proposals, relevant judgments and current consultations related to designs.
Jump to: Brexit and intellectual property rights; Legislation; Judgments; Consultations.
For archived items on designs, see Practice Note: Designs tracker [Archived].
The likely impact of Brexit on IP rights is explored in detail in Practice Note: Brexit—IP rights.
For details of developments in the negotiations between the UK and the EU in relation to the treatment of IP rights following Brexit, and the legislative changes that will be required in order to implement the changes, see Practice Note: Intellectual property—Brexit tracker.
For further practical guidance on the legal and practical implications of Brexit across a range of practice areas, see: Brexit toolkit.
For archived legislation, see Practice Note: Designs tracker [Archived]—Legislation.
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This Practice Note considers the law governing the procedural law of arbitration proceedings (the curial law or lex arbitri) and how it is determined under the law of England and Wales (England and English are used as convenient shorthand).The procedural law of the arbitral proceedingsThe procedural
You may apply simplified customer due diligence (SDD) measures in relation to particular business relationships or transactions which you determine present a low risk of money laundering or terrorist financing, having taken into account:•your organisation-wide risk assessment—see Practice Note:
An intention to create legal relations is requiredThere are various situations in which a court will hold that an agreement is not binding because, though supported by consideration, it was made without any intention of creating legal relations (see, eg, Blue v Ashley).Did the parties intend to
Background to the Single RulebookHistorically, the European Commission (Commission) favours using Directives (rather than Regulations) to set out its legislation in respect of the financial services sector. However, Directives, allowing Member States greater flexibility in how they implement
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