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1 Announcements—short form No announcement or other public disclosure concerning this agreement or any of the matters contained in it shall be made by, or on behalf of, a...

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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 guidance, see: Cross...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The UK and EU’s specific proposals for dealing with jurisdiction of disputes will be a key issue for...

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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 Practice Notes:...

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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 Practice Notes:...

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1 Confidentiality clause—mutual—using in-clause definitions Authorised Persons has the meaning given to it in clause 1.1; Confidential Information has the meaning given...

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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 Practice Notes: Brexit—IP...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the variation of contracts and deeds. It explains how a contract or deed can be varied in...

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1 Costs and expenses—each party to bear its own—short form Each party shall pay its own costs and expenses incurred in connection with the negotiation, preparation,...

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1 Counterparts—agreement 1.1 This agreement may be signed in any number of separate counterparts, each of which when signed and dated shall be an original, and such...

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Under English law legally binding agreements can be made orally, in writing or by deed. This Practice Notice considers the circumstances in which a deed is necessary or...

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1 Entire agreement—short form 1.1 This agreement[ and [any documents entered into pursuant to it OR [insert name[s] of specific document[s]]]] constitute[s] the entire...

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This Practice Note discusses the purpose and features of entire agreement clauses (also known as whole agreement clauses), primarily in the context of...

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This Practice Note explains why exclusion clauses are used in property contracts and when they may be of no effect, including at common law in the context of fraudulent...

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1 Expenses recovery clause—neutral version 1.1 The Customer shall pay the Supplier the following expenses: [insert details of expenses recoverable by Supplier, eg...

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Who is a fiduciary? There is no comprehensive list of the relationships which give rise to the existence of fiduciary duties under common law. Some relationships are...

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1 Further assurance 1.1 Each of the parties shall[, at its own cost and expense, OR , at the request, cost and expense of the other party,][use its reasonable endeavours...

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STOP PRESS: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering jurisdiction and cross border...

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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 jurisdiction. For guidance, see: Cross...

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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 jurisdiction. For guidance, see: Cross...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is therefore for historical purposes only. General Where costs are assessed on the...

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1 Jurisdiction—reciprocal The parties irrevocably agree that the courts of [England and Wales OR [insert details of alternative jurisdiction]] shall have [exclusive OR...

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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 which courts have jurisdiction to determine a...

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Brexit As of exit day (11 pm on 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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1 No partnership or agency—short form Nothing in this agreement constitutes, or will be deemed to constitute, a partnership between the parties nor make any party the...

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This Practice Note considers the terms ‘best endeavours’, ‘all reasonable endeavours’ and ‘reasonable endeavours’ that are frequently used in commercial agreements....

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1 Rights of third parties (third party rights excluded, save as specifically provided) 1.1 [Except as [provided in clause 1.3 OR provided in [insert clause numbers of the...

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1 Severance 1.1 If any provision of this agreement (or part of any provision) is or becomes illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the legality, validity and enforceability...

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Archived: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is therefore for historical purposes only. What is summary assessment? Summary assessment...

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