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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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What are the considerations when threatening to sue for patent infringement?What's wrong with saying 'I'm going to sue you if you don't stop...
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18th Jun
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Are there cases about whether variable costs can be deducted in determining damages for design right infringement?This question appears to be looking...
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18th Jun
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Do fuel cards fall within scope of the payment services regulations or payment services directives?A fuel card could be viewed as a ‘payment...
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17th Jun
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Where an execution block is amended after execution and delivery of a deed, is the position the same where the amendment occurs both before and after...
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14th Jun
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How may a witnessed deed be altered or amended after execution but before delivery?Deeds must be delivered in order to take effect. Under common law,...
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14th Jun
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A key witness (factual and/or expert)/counsel/instructing solicitor is unable/unwilling to travel to and/or attend court due to the risk of...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 11th Jun
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—what are the arrangements for contacting courts which are now ‘temporarily suspended’ but which were dealing with ongoing...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 11th Jun
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My client and/or the instructing solicitor have had to shut their offices part-way through the disclosure exercise as a result of coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 11th Jun
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Is it possible to novate part of a contract in order to allow the outgoing party to continue to benefit from a software licence granted under the...
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10th Jun
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Why do I need a no purchase necessary mechanism for prize promotions in Northern Ireland?Until 2005, ‘no purchase necessary’ (sometimes referred to as...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Hart of Institute of Promotional Marketing 6th Jun
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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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6th Jun
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Can we rely on the new Privacy Shield?What is Privacy shield?On 29 February 2016, the European Commission announced draft details of the EU–US Privacy...
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6th Jun
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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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6th Jun
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Do you have guidance on charge variation mechanisms in outsourcing agreements?Outsourcing agreements usually run for long periods of time and, as a...
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6th Jun
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What is the defamation rule?The defamation rule is a rule of law which affects the availability of the grant of interim injunctive relief where there...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 6th Jun

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