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12 May 2021
In this live webinar we reflect on the fact that, as the pandemic abates, our “new normal” is likely to involve commercial risk and an increase in disputes. In light of these risks, we will consider some practical trends that are likely to emerge and how those trends will affect the resolution of disputes.
05 November 2020
Six months have passed since the UK’s lockdown. With no immediate signs of a vaccine, it remains unclear how long we will continue to live with Covid restrictions. The economic fallout is staggering and the pressure many businesses are facing is unprecedented. Significant changes were made to the UK’s legal framework to help restructuring professionals address problems faced by distressed businesses (the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 or CIGA). Rules laid down in the act have recently been reviewed, with some changed and updated. In this webinar we will reflect on the position.
11 February 2020
In spite of the UK Government now enjoying a clear majority - and an appetite to “get Brexit done” - it remains unclear how our departure from the EU will unfold. In the face of uncertainty, prudent businesses are assessing contracts, their cost base and exposure to currency fluctuations. As part of such a review, the well-prepared need to develop exit strategies where arrangements have become, or will become, unprofitable.
19 September 2019
We would like to invite you to our next seminar on Thursday, 19 September 2019. We will be discussing the litigation risks associated with pre-contract statements.
02 May 2019
We would like to invite you to our next seminar where we will be discussing recent developments in contract law.
22 November 2018
Documents win and lose cases. On 1 January 2019, fundamental changes to the disclosure process are due to come into force as part of a pilot scheme in the Business & Property Courts across England and Wales.
05 July 2018
Boilerplate clauses are often overlooked in commercial transactions. Sometimes they are not negotiated at all. But when things go wrong, boilerplate clauses are often central to the dispute and their interpretation can be crucial when determining rights.
07 March 2018
Companies and their in-house lawyers frequently face the task of maintaining and protecting privilege. The English courts have recently considered a number of issues relating to legal advice privilege, litigation privilege and without prejudice privilege.
30 January 2018
As always, contract termination is a topic of practical importance and a potential minefield for the unwary. Technology companies and those responsible for legal issues internally must ensure they remain on top of relevant legal issues and minimise risk wherever possible.
09 February 2017
Join us at our flagship brand event - 'Brand Academy 2017 - Post-Brexit: The future for IP?' brought to you by our top-tier Brand Management practice.