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Exclusion clauses in commercial contracts: the contract is king

United Kingdom - June 29 2017 It is quite difficult to explain to a non-lawyer why the decision in Persimmon Homes Ltd and others v Ove Arup & Partners Ltd is important. After all

Further investigations highlight the importance of complying with EU merger control procedural rules

European Union - July 10 2017 The European Commission has sent formal objections to four companies alleging breaches of EU merger control procedure. If found guilty, the

AIM Rules Review - Discussion Paper

United Kingdom - July 11 2017 The London Stock Exchange has published a discussion paper seeking feedback on a broad range of proposals “to support AIM’s future

Facilitation of tax evasion corporate criminal offences go live date

United Kingdom - July 12 2017 The new corporate criminal offences of failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion will come into force on 30 September 2017. This is as a

Market abuse is number one priority for FCA enforcement

United Kingdom - July 12 2017 The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has recently published its annual report and accounts for 20162017 which shows that market abuse is

Glen Water and the unintended notice that nobody noticed

United Kingdom - July 19 2017 In Glen Water v Northern Ireland Water Ltd the Northern Irish courts considered whether the requirement to notify a compensation event was satisfied

Asbestos misrepresentation costs landlord dear

United Kingdom - July 14 2017 The recent case of First Tower Trustees v CDS (Superstores International) Limited 2017 EWHC B6 (Ch) has underlined how a lack of clarity in

Fast track arbitration for insurance disputes: ARIAS rules under the spotlight

United Kingdom - July 13 2017 This blog focuses on the ARIAS Fast Track Arbitration Rules (AFTAR) and how they can be used to improve efficiency when arbitrating insurance

Facilitation of tax evasion corporate criminal offences go live date

United Kingdom - July 12 2017 The new corporate criminal offences of failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion will come into force on 30 September 2017. This is as a

Market abuse is number one priority for FCA enforcement

United Kingdom - July 12 2017 The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has recently published its annual report and accounts for 20162017 which shows that market abuse is