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Cyprus is part of the EU.The process of effecting service of documents between EU Member States is governed by the process of service rules set out in...
9th Apr
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When a limitation period starts to run, and for how long, in the case of a claim under a guarantee, will depend on how the guarantee is executed and...
8th Apr
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This Q&A discusses whether or not a clause in a contract between A and B that prohibits B from assigning the contract (ie a non-assignment clause) is...
Produced in partnership with Brian Cain 8th Apr
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The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland...
8th Apr
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Retained EU law is a legal concept describing EU-derived legislation, rights and principles the UK plans to preserve in UK law after Brexit. It is a...
Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 8th Apr
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Under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018), before certain proposed statutory instruments (Brexit SIs) are formally laid in...
8th Apr
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Responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is impacting government priorities across Europe and beyond.In light of COVID-19 developments and...
8th Apr
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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) inserted section 233B into the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) as part of a package of...
Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Apr
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The first thing to do is to unearth the relevant contract. The notice will have been served pursuant a force majeure clause in that contract. The...
Produced in partnership with XXIV Old Buildings 8th Apr
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Many businesses are closing their offices or recommending their staff work from home in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This...
8th Apr
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What is the doctrine of frustration?If the contract does not include a force majeure clause or it does but the applicable force majeure event is not...
8th Apr
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For the purposes of this Q&A we have focused on the matters directly relevant to World Trade Organization (WTO) rules as they relate to trade in goods...
8th Apr
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While a force majeure certificate from China could not bind the English courts in their determination of whether such an event had occurred for the...
Produced in partnership with Richard Colbey of Lamb Chambers 8th Apr
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This question envisages a written agreement, which contains, in a schedule, the form of a further agreement, which the parties may sign on some future...
8th Apr
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Many businesses are closing their offices or recommending their staff work from home in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This...
8th Apr
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Is there a force majeure event?In English law, the expression ‘force majeure’ does not refer to a legal doctrine. Instead, the expression ‘force...
8th Apr

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