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The Patents County Court has directed that the giving of false evidence in multiple witness statements is a matter to be referred to the Attorney...
3rd Jun
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A company can be liable in contempt of court for the acts of its servants acting in the course of their employment even where such acts are in...
24th May
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This week we report the Court of Appeal’s decision in D&G Cars on a possible ‘work-around’ where the relevant limitation period has expired. We have...
23rd May
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Wahl AG considers the interpretation of art 34(4) of the Judgments Regulation (the Regulation) which has not previously come before the CJEU. It...
20th May
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This week we provide confirmation that court fees are to be included in costs budgets. We update our Precedent H as a consequence and also provide a...
16th May
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The High Court has reiterated the requirement for an evidential basis when amending pleadings. When dealing with pleadings in which the claim is...
14th May
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The Commercial Court issued a writ of sequestration against a company and passed a custodial sentence (which was not suspended) against an individual...
8th May
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The Patents Court has allowed the defendant to amend its pleadings after the trial had started and it had heard some, but not all of the claimant’s...
30th Apr
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The Chancery Division has ordered disclosure despite a foreign blocking statute under which the French defendants could be prosecuted. In doing so, it...
16th Apr
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Denmark has written to the European Community confirming its decision to implement the recast Judgments Regulation.
26th Mar
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The DBA Regulations 2013 have finally been published, but the CFA Order is still awaited. This week we pick up two key issues to consider regarding...
21st Mar
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The Department for Business Innovation & Skills has issued a Users Guide to the recast Late Payment Directive, Directive 2011/7/EU on Combating Late...
21st Mar
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Commercial analysis: A new EU Directive is intended to strengthen current legislation on late payment by establishing common minimum requirements to...
6th Mar
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The High Court has refused permission to bring contempt proceedings for allegedly false statements of truth contained in witness statements. In so...
5th Mar
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We congratulate Edward Pepperall, a member of our Editorial Board, who was appointed to the rank of QC this week. This week has also seen us launch a...
28th Feb
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The Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2013 come into force on 16 March 2013. Their introduction is to effect implementation of Directive...
26th Feb
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As a follow-up to our earlier reports on the proposed European Account Preservation Order (EAPO) regime, the European Parliament (the Parliament) has...
25th Feb
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The Court of Justice of the European Union has held that where a court of a Member State appoints a judicial expert whose remit includes the carrying...
25th Feb
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The Court of Appeal suspended sentences imposed upon two defendants acting in contempt of court by breaching a freezing order. Whilst the breach of a...
8th Feb
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This week we have added new content to deal with the changes coming into force on 1 April in relation to detailed costs assessment. In addition, we...
31st Jan

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