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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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If a company is going to execute a deed by one signatory with a witness, does the signatory have to be a director?This Q&A is referring to execution...
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Does a settlement agreement, eg under section 203 of the Employment Rights Act 1996, have to be executed as a deed? When executing documents by a...
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31st Jul
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Is it permissible to use a boilerplate force majeure clause in a business-to-consumer contract whereby the supplier of services accepts no liability...
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31st Jul
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What is the difference between bitcoin and blockchain?What is bitcoin?Bitcoin is a digital token that lets you send money to any person in the world...
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31st Jul
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In the UK is there an obligation to obtain personal data when providing guest wi-fi access?There is no general obligation in the UK to obtain personal...
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31st Jul
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When marketing to sole traders, partnerships or small limited companies via text/e-mail do the recipients need to provide consent?We have limited our...
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31st Jul
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Can an invalid statutory declaration be binding as a simple contract?A statutory declaration allows an individual to make a legal declaration...
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31st Jul
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If an app were to be set up which involved making a payment to be entered into a draw to win a prize, would this be considered a lottery?For the...
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31st Jul
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Does the lack of signature on a contract or deed negate the contract? Is there a distinction between contracts and deeds in this respect? Where a...
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31st Jul
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Is a power of attorney granted by a company governed by the Powers of Attorney Act 1971 (PAA 1971)? Is a company considered a person for the purposes...
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31st Jul
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Are governing law clauses, jurisdiction clauses and other boilerplate clauses necessary in an amendment agreement?An amendment agreement, although...
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31st Jul
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Is a contract enforceable if it has been signed but not dated?It is difficult to envisage any circumstances where a contract would be void or...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Colbey of Lamb Chambers 31st Jul
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Do you have any guidance on the process for certifying a passport by video call?A certified copy is an accurate, complete and current copy (usually a...
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31st Jul
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Does a blogger need to make it clear that they are affiliated with a product and is receiving payment?Yes, wherever there is a payment or any other...
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Produced in partnership with Jude King of Facebook 31st Jul
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