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Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering the use of ADR as it may...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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9th Nov
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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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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An intellectual property (IP) owner may choose to license its IP to a third party. This can be an effective route to generating revenue while...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 12th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners in a number of areas covered in this...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Brodrick and Stephen Woodward of Payne Hicks Beach 12th Jan
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DefencesThere are a number of substantive defences to a defamation claim, the majority of which are now, since the Defamation Act 2013 (DA 2013),...
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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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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the tort of malicious falsehood. Unlike a claim for defamation, there is no requirement in a claim for...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 12th Jan
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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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This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent...
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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...
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 (NIS Regulations), SI 2018/506 which implemented the...
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6th May
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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...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Benn of Fieldfisher and Nicola Fulford of Hogan Lovells 6th May
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BackgroundThe ability to block websites is within the power of the internet service providers (ISPs) who provide the service of connecting users to...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Byrne of AA Thornton 6th May
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The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) gives the copyright owner exclusive rights in the UK to carry out various acts in relation to...
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6th May
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Cybercrime is a challenge for internal compliance teams requiring a wider response than, 'it's a job for the IT department'. Cyber risk, like any...
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5th May
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The rapid growth of the internet has transformed the way we work. Indeed, the UK has one of the most internet-based economies in the world, with the...
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5th May
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The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) creates a number of criminal offences relating to the misuse of personal data in the UK. For information on...
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5th May
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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...
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5th May
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Although the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) repealed and replaced much of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA 2000), the...
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5th May
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This Practice Note explores the effect of Brexit on UK cybersecurity with a particular focus on the network and information systems legislation. It...
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5th May
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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...
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27th Apr
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You must read this policy because it gives important information about:•the Company’s rules on the use of internet, email, telephone and other...
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22nd Apr
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1Introduction1.1The Company is committed to the highest standards of information security and treats confidentiality and data security extremely...
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22nd Apr
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Letter of claim[Alleged infringer’s name and address][Date]Dear [insert organisation name]Copyright infringement: [Name and description of copyright...
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22nd Apr
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You must read this policy because it gives important information about:•the data protection principles with which the Company must comply;•what is...
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22nd Apr
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Whereas primary infringement requires in most instances the act of reproduction, secondary infringement is about dealing commercially in infringing...
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22nd Apr
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For offences that have more of a public policy angle such as those involving counterfeit goods and piracy, it is possible to bring criminal as well as...
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20th Apr
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Letter of claim [Alleged infringer’s name and address][Date]Dear [insert organisation name]Copyright infringement: [Name and description of copyright...
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16th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural changes in response to the coronavirus...
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13th Apr
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Data security is a cornerstone of the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). The sixth data protection principle (the integrity and...
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9th Apr

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