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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 general trade...
19th Jan
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Taking the example of a UK online service provider (operating from a UK data centre), wishing to rely on the caching defence in Article 13 of...
Produced in partnership with Fieldfisher 18th Jan
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Execution of deeds by companiesDocuments executed as deeds must be expressed as being executed by the company. A document will be deemed to be...
18th Jan
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As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State and its relationship with the EU is governed by the Withdrawal...
15th Jan
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Record management and securityLexis®PSL Practice Compliance Information security and management subtopic contains a range of Practice Notes and...
12th Jan
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What counts as confidential information? The legal definition of confidential information is information that is (i) confidential in nature, and (ii)...
12th Jan
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This Q&A is intended as a guide to the functioning of retained EU law, rather than the specifics of Regulation (EU) 1215/2012 (Brussels I (recast))...
11th Jan
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As part of the UK’s domestic preparation for Brexit, the government is introducing a range of primary and secondary legislation, including a...
11th Jan
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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 11th Jan
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This Q&A focusses on the situation where the statement made was oral. This considers libel and slander generally, rather than by reference to...
Produced in partnership with Joshua Marshall of Fieldfisher 8th Jan
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Current legal positionAt present, the result of the UK referendum on 23 June 2016 has had no effect on UK law or on the legal relationship between the...
Produced in partnership with Jorren Knibbe of Guildhall Chambers 8th Jan
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Contracts and deedsThere are two types of written agreement:•simple contracts. No particular formalities are required. There must be consideration and...
Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 8th Jan
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What is a cookie?A cookie is a text file containing a unique piece of alphanumeric text. The publisher (in the case of onsite/first party advertising)...
Produced in partnership with Jude King of Facebook 8th Jan
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Rules 8.24 and 8.26 of the UK Code of Non-broadcast Advertising and Direct & Promotional Marketing (CAP Code) set out requirements for independent...
Produced in partnership with Helen Hart of Institute of Promotional Marketing 8th Jan
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Independent reviewAdvertisers, complainants or broadcasters who have been party to a final ruling of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) Council...
Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 8th Jan
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On the facts of this case the rule put forward by the court, in explaining art 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights (right to privacy), is...
Produced in partnership with Ashley Roughton of Ipchambers.eu 8th Jan
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The defamation rule is a rule of law which affects the availability of the grant of interim injunctive relief where there has been an attempt to...
Produced in partnership with 5RB 8th Jan
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Advertising and marketing activities can be divided into three categories—above the line (ATL), below the line (BTL) and through the line (TTL)...
Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 8th Jan

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