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Do company directors have to be resident in the country in which the company is registered?Different countries have varying company law requirements...
13th May
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What does Brexit mean for cybercrime and cybersecurity?The UK has left the EU on the basis of the Withdrawal Agreement as implemented in the European...
12th May
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When does the 72–hour time limit for notifying the ICO of a data breach come into force and start to run?Article 33 of the General Data Protection...
12th May
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What is the impact of Brexit on international transfers of personal data?This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal...
12th May
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Generally, the limitation period for bringing a claim for breach of contract is six years from the date of breach of a ‘simple contract’ (section 5 of...
10th May
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You may find the following Practice Notes of assistance when drafting a response to a letter of claim because they set out possible defences and...
10th May
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This Q&A reflects the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (MLR 2017), SI 2017/692,...
30th Apr
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Where a contract contains a reference to legislation, the question may arise as to which version of the legislation is meant. The default position is...
Produced in partnership with Eleonor Duhs of Fieldfisher and Indira Rao MBE of Counsel for EU and International Law, House of Commons 27th Apr
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For the purpose of this Q&A we have assumed that the employee has consented to attend a medical appointment or examination with the occupational...
27th Apr
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Statutory consumer rightsThe Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) introduced new consumer rights which enable the consumer to reject faulty goods...
Produced in partnership with Alex Cunliffe of Lamb Chambers 16th Apr
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International contractsA contract may be considered international if the parties are based, or hold significant assets, in different jurisdictions, or...
16th Apr
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We have assumed that:•the transferee business does not already hold a sponsor licence under the tiers and categories needed to sponsor the transferred...
15th 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 15th Apr
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Impact of BrexitBrexit will have no automatic impact on the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998), or the incorporation of the European Convention on Human...
Produced in partnership with Alison Meacher of Hardwicke Chambers 15th Apr
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Service of the claim form at the defendant’s last known addressThe provisions dealing with service of claim forms are set out in Part 6.As to whether...
9th Apr
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Contracts often contain dispute resolution clauses which provide an alternative to a straightforward agreement to resolve any disputes that arise by...
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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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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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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