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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note summarises the procedure to amend or change a company’s articles of association in accordance with the Companies Act 2006 (CA...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have been...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) IMPACT: Certain filing and registration deadlines are extended by temporary measures introduced to mitigate the consequences of...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope of the...
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9th Nov
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil;...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note summarises the traditional fiduciary duties of company directors, including the duty to act in the best interests of the company,...
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9th Nov
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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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9th Nov
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The agreement of the members of a company is required to make certain changes to a company, such as amending its constitution, name or share capital,...
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9th Nov
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BREXIT IMPACT: The law as set out in this Practice Note may be affected by Brexit. For further details on the potential impact of Brexit, see Impact...
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9th Nov
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What is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as including:•the company’s articles of...
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9th Nov
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Company directors are not, by virtue only of their office as director, automatically entitled under company law to remuneration for services as a...
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9th Nov

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What does Brexit mean for cybercrime and cybersecurity?The UK has left the EU on the basis of the Withdrawal Agreement as implemented in the European...
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12th May
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When does the 72–hour time limit for notifying the ICO of a data breach come into force and start to run?Article 33 of the General Data Protection...
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12th May
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What is the impact of Brexit on international transfers of personal data?This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal...
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12th May
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Generally, the limitation period for bringing a claim for breach of contract is six years from the date of breach of a ‘simple contract’ (section 5 of...
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10th May
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You may find the following Practice Notes of assistance when drafting a response to a letter of claim because they set out possible defences and...
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10th May
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This Q&A reflects the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (MLR 2017), SI 2017/692,...
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30th Apr
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Where a contract contains a reference to legislation, the question may arise as to which version of the legislation is meant. The default position is...
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Produced in partnership with Eleonor Duhs of Fieldfisher and Indira Rao MBE of Counsel for EU and International Law, House of Commons 27th Apr
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For the purpose of this Q&A we have assumed that the employee has consented to attend a medical appointment or examination with the occupational...
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27th Apr
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Statutory consumer rightsThe Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) introduced new consumer rights which enable the consumer to reject faulty goods...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Cunliffe of Lamb Chambers 16th Apr
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International contractsA contract may be considered international if the parties are based, or hold significant assets, in different jurisdictions, or...
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16th Apr
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We have assumed that:•the transferee business does not already hold a sponsor licence under the tiers and categories needed to sponsor the transferred...
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15th Apr
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Service of the claim form at the defendant’s last known addressThe provisions dealing with service of claim forms are set out in Part 6.As to whether...
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9th Apr
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Contracts often contain dispute resolution clauses which provide an alternative to a straightforward agreement to resolve any disputes that arise by...
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8th Apr
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The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland...
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8th Apr
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Many businesses are closing their offices or recommending their staff work from home in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This...
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8th Apr
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What is the doctrine of frustration?If the contract does not include a force majeure clause or it does but the applicable force majeure event is not...
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8th Apr
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Many businesses are closing their offices or recommending their staff work from home in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This...
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8th Apr
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Is there a force majeure event?In English law, the expression ‘force majeure’ does not refer to a legal doctrine. Instead, the expression ‘force...
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8th Apr
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There are sector specific rules in relation to state aid and broadcasting. We refer you to Commentary: Public Service Broadcasting and State Aid:...
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1st Apr
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Under Article 37 of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR), companies have to appoint a data protection officer...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Dittel 29th Mar

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