Category Archives: Commercial

Indemnity Clauses in contracts and agreements

Commercial contracts and agreements contain a range of clauses designed to govern the relationship and protect the parties’ interests. Whether you are entering into a confidentiality agreement; an agreement to supply services; or an agreement to sell shares in your … Continue reading

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After a century, the Supreme Court has reset and clarified the penalty rule

Many contracts include liquidated damages provisions agreed upon by all parties to the contract. Liquidated damages are an agreed sum which becomes payable upon breach of the contract by one of the parties to it. The general rule is that … Continue reading

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Changes in the new tax year regarding winding up

Many companies deliberate over whether and/or when to wind up their company when there is a desire to distribute its value. This decision may become a whole lot easier for companies to make further to the Draft Finance Bill 2016 … Continue reading

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Key elements of a Franchise Agreement

The franchise industry is a booming one, worth over £10 billion. It offers a fantastic revenue and business model for franchisors and franchisees alike, with each benefitting from the others’ success. However, in order for the business venture to thrive … Continue reading

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We wish you a Merry “Swiftmas”

After Trade Marking “sick beat” earlier this year, Taylor Swift has now made a bid to Trade Mark “Swiftmas” and the stylised form of “1989” on her album cover in the United States. The singer has previously been successful in … Continue reading

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