Commercial contracts: the drafting and inclusion of express terms

With two judgments recently delivered in the Supreme Court, it is important to consider the consequences for lawyers drafting or negotiating, and advising on commercial contracts. Drafting The drafting of commercial contracts – especially in relation to clauses that would … Continue reading

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Guide to: The “Persons with Significant Control” (“PSC”) Register Regulations

From 6th April 2016, most UK companies and LLP’s are required to prepare their PSC Register which must be available for inspection from 30th June 2016. Failure to do so could lead to criminal proceedings or the inability for the … Continue reading

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Groundless threats for infringement of intellectual property rights

To sue or not to sue? What does or doesn’t amount to a threat is judged and decided objectively. It is reviewed on the basis of whether an ordinary person – in the position of the claimant – would interpret … Continue reading

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Which Kylie Should Be So Lucky, Lucky, Lucky?

Australia’s Kylie Minogue has launched a legal battle against America’s Kylie (Jenner) after the latter tried to trademark their shared first name. As they prepare to go head to head, we take a look at the importance of trade marks … Continue reading

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Bolton Wanderers facing winding-up petition

Bolton Wanderers have been subject to a winding-up petition made by HM Revenue & Customs (“HMRC”) last December, 2015. The club is said to owe HMRC £2.2m and the club’s inability to repay this debt was the reason for the … Continue reading

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