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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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Are UK courts and tribunals bound by decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union post-Brexit?As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the...
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What is the impact of a no-deal Brexit on public procurement?In conducting our research we have focussed on public procurement under the Public...
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1st Aug
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Is there any guidance on how the courts treat key performance indicators set by public authorities in contracts tendered under the EU public...
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What is the UK Conformity Assessed product mark and what does it mean for manufacturers ​selling products in the UK and the EU after Brexit?This Q&A...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Hewson of Institute of Economic Affairs 1st Aug
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How does a deal/no deal outcome at the end of the Brexit transition period impact the Northern Ireland Protocol?The Northern Ireland Protocol (the...
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What guidance is available to prepare for no deal Brexit?As things stand, if the UK and EU fail to agree and ratify an international treaty setting...
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Does the new Electronic Communications Code govern the relationship between ‘Code operators’ and non-Code operators, who are sharing a site/apparatus?...
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What does Brexit mean for the .eu top level domain name?The .eu is the generic top level domain for the EU, governed by Regulation (EC) 733/2002....
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1st Aug
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To what extent are references in contracts to UK legislation and EU legislation affected by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018?Where a contract...
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Produced in partnership with Eleonor Duhs of Fieldfisher and Indira Rao MBE of Counsel for EU and International Law, House of Commons 1st Aug
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Which laws and regulations govern health care apps (mHealth)?Regulation as a medical deviceAn app may, depending on the specific characteristics and...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Holland of Stewarts Law 1st Aug
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Produced in partnership with Jude King of Facebook 1st Aug
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 1st Aug
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Can you inadvertently feature someone’s property in a TV ad without needing their consent?For the purpose of this Q&A we have assumed that this Q&A is...
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1st Aug
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 1st Aug
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