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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for TMT?
Mobile applications (apps) have become as ubiquitous as the smartphones, tablets and other mobile computing devices that support them. With the growth in the popularity of apps, developers have increasingly sought ways to earn revenue from the often large user bases that their apps support. In-app purchases, where developers charge users for content within apps, rather than (or in addition to) the app itself, have become common. Developers have however been criticised for failing to ensure that their in-app purchase mechanisms are transparent and consumer friendly. There have been several high profile cases in which consumers have been charged, in some cases several thousands of pounds, for in-app purchases they claimed were unauthorised.
In September 2014, Google entered into a settlement agreement with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to refund at least $19m to parents for unauthorised charges incurred by their
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The principle of transferred maliceIf a person has a malicious intent towards X and, in carrying out that intent, injures Y, he is guilty of an offence. So, if D shoots at A with intent to kill him but kills B by mistake it is murder; the mistake as to the identity of the victim is irrelevant as D
Statutory declaration of solvencyA company enters voluntary liquidation when the members of the company vote to do so by a special resolution. For more information, see Practice Note: What is a members' voluntary liquidation (MVL) and where/when is it typically used?Before the members can vote on a
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
Disposal and devolutionThe equity of redemption arises as soon as the mortgage is made. It is an interest in the land which the mortgagor can:•transfer, lease or mortgage inter vivos, or•by will (it passes on intestacy)No cloggingIt is a fundamental principle of a mortgage that there must be no clog
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