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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the tort of malicious falsehood. Unlike a claim for defamation, there is no requirement in a claim for...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
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Co-operative and community benefit societiesWhat is a co-operative or community benefit society?A co-operative society or community benefit society...
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19th May
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Information society services and e-commerceIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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19th May
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Rome II—application and interpretationThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
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CE-File—introduction to electronic filing in the Rolls Building and other courtsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and...
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19th May
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Claiming damages—tort and contract claims comparedThis Practice Note serves as a quick reference guide for practitioners comparing the law of damages...
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19th May
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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...
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19th May
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This Practice Note describes and explains the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) process and covers:•Application of the UDRP•Purpose...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 19th May
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The internet and, in particular, social media is a high risk area for defamation litigation. Content posted on blogs, internet forums, online...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
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For the purposes of copyright law the term 'film' means a recording, on any medium, from which a moving image may by any means be produced. A...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Ruback of Bristows and Jake Palmer of Bristows 19th May
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
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Although its popularity has declined in recent years in favour of permissive licences such as MIT, a significant amount of software remains licensed...
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19th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Sharpe of Orange Business Services 19th May
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This Practice Note examines the law and regulation that applies to operating prize promotions, including prize competitions and free prize draws. It...
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19th May

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Cloud computing—Belgium—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to cloud computing in Belgium published as part of the...
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31st Jul
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System development and systems integration agreementsSystem development agreements govern a wide range of projects from the straightforward to the...
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Produced in partnership with Fieldfisher 31st Jul
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Contract localisationFrequently, a supplier or customer will use a set of standard terms developed for domestic trade in its home country. When that...
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Produced in partnership with Fieldfisher 31st Jul
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Where a company enlists the services of a software/application developer to build an app for it, who is responsible for compliance with the data...
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31st Jul
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Software escrowIntroductionEscrow is the process of two or more parties placing property or instruments in the hands of a trusted third party (an...
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Produced in partnership with Fieldfisher 31st Jul
Q&As
For copyright to subsist in a literary work, among other requirements, it must be ‘recorded in writing or otherwise’ (CDPA 1988, s 3 (2)). If a work...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Cumming and Chris Hoole of Appleyard Lees 31st Jul
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Cloud computing—introductionThis Practice Note introduces cloud computing concepts and describes key principles underpinning the cloud market in the...
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31st Jul
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Warranties and indemnities in software licence agreementsThis Practice Note considers the key legal and commercial issues that can arise in a...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Bohills of Chronos Law and John Benjamin of Duane Morris LLP 31st Jul
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Cloud computing—Netherlands—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to cloud computing in Netherlands published as part...
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31st Jul
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TCC—costs managementCosts management in the TCCDoes formal costs management apply?The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) spans both the High...
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30th Jul
Precedents
Multi licensee—software escrow agreementSTOP PRESS: This precedent is currently being reviewed and updated to reflect the latest version published by...
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30th Jul
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Free and open source software—policyThis policy addresses the company’s use of free and open source software products (FOSS) to ensure that the...
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30th Jul
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Single licensee—software escrow agreementSTOP PRESS: This precedent is currently being reviewed and updated to reflect the latest version published by...
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30th Jul
Q&As
For the purposes of this Q&A we have focused on the transparency obligations under Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the General Data Protection Regulation...
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24th Mar
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Standard clauses—general Definitions 1 Active Sales means actively approaching individual customers or marketing/advertising...
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26th Sep
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1 Definition 1.1 In this Agreement: Open Source Software means any software subject to a version of the General...
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26th Sep
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