The following Information Law precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
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 Information Law?
STOP PRESS: On 17 December 2020 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published its new Data Sharing Code of Practice. This Precedent will be updated in due course to reflect that development. For further information meanwhile, see ICO publishes new Data Sharing Code of Practice.
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see Practice Notes: Brexit—IP rights, Brexit—drafting boilerplate clauses and Brexit—drafting commercial clauses.
This Agreement is made on [insert date]
[insert name] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered number] whose registered office is at] [insert address] (Assignor); and
[insert name] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered number] whose registered office is at] [insert address] (Assignee),
each of the Assignor and the Assignee being
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This Practice Note considers the nature and scope of arbitration agreements with a particular focus on arbitration agreements pursuant to the law of England and Wales, although it also discusses the concept from an international perspective and includes some comparative examples from other
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