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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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In order to establish that an unauthorised use or dealing in a product or process amounts to infringement of a patent it is necessary to prove that:•a...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to arbitration and its key features, with a particular focus on arbitration under the law of England and...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 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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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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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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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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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Introduction to infringementA patent owner has to prove two elements before it can secure an infringement finding (and then an injunction, damages,...
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9th Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
Precedents
1 Intellectual property rights indemnity 1.1 The Supplier shall defend the Customer against any third party claim that...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
Precedents
Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
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9th Nov

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Offer, acceptance and certainty of termsSee Practice Note: Formalities for creating a guarantee which explains that the following features are...
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6th Dec
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We refer you to the following which may be of assistance:•Q&A: Is Brexit considered a force majeure event?•Practice Note: Brexit—contract risk...
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6th Dec
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Section 18 of the Statutory Declarations Act 1835 provides that ‘it shall or be lawful for any justice of the peace, notary public, or other officer...
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6th Dec
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If a power of attorney (POA) is to be granted by an English company for use overseas this can be achieved either:•by creating the POA in the foreign...
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6th Dec
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A guarantee is an agreement between the guarantor and the landlord, and it is governed by the general rules and principles of contract law. As such,...
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Whether or not a contract is valid will depend on the facts of the situation, the parties’ respective obligations and whether or not acceptance has...
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6th Dec
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There are two key features of deeds that distinguish them from simple contracts:•deeds are enforceable irrespective of the lack of consideration (in...
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6th Dec
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There are numerous personal and business reasons for obtaining a certified copy of a document. For example, when applying for a loan the lender may...
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6th Dec
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Statute provides for deemed service in some limited circumstances (see Practice Note: Notices—commercial contracts).In that context, section 7 of the...
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6th Dec
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Practice Note: Powers of attorney in commercial transactions provides practical guidance on how to grant powers of attorney, the different types of...
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6th Dec
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We assume that this Q&A is referring to a charge that has not been signed by either party. We have also assumed that the charge is registered against...
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6th Dec
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The following content will be of use:Nature of trustsPractice Notes:•Nature and classification of trusts—the nature and classification of...
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6th Dec
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For the purposes of this Q&A, we assume you are referring to a guarantee executed as a deed which is not subject to specific sector or industry...
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6th Dec
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The form of a company's share certificate is not prescribed by the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) or other legislation.It is usually governed by a...
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6th Dec
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In Re Armstrong Brands Ltd (in administration), a floating charge was signed by a director of a company but left undated. It was not in fact dated...
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Brexit news and analysis in Lexis®PSLYou can receive Brexit news updates and analysis by signing up for alerts within Lexis®PSL. Brexit related news...
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29th Nov
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The Guideline on good pharmacovigilance practices (GVP) (PV Guidance) provides that a marketing authorization holder (MAH) may subcontract certain...
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