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D&O down under

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2014

A December 2013 decision of the New Zealand Supreme Court fundamentally influenced the treatment of competing interests under directors' and

New laws on consumer contracts

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 3 2014

Charities and social enterprises should take note that the laws applying to contracts with "consumers" have recently changed. For the purposes of

Supreme Court says LLP members can be workers too

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 22 2014

The Supreme Court has decided that the Court of Appeal was wrong to conclude that members of limited liability partnerships could not also be workers

Why correctly sign a document?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 20 2014

The issue of completing documents correctly is causing us some delay and concern. Whilst undertaking due diligence over the last month we have seen

Unfair sanctions in student contracts

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 25 2014

The Office of Fair Trading has now published a report into its investigation of the fairness of certain terms in student-university contracts under

How to exclude liability - drafting exclusion clauses

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 31 2014

Exclusion clauses come in many different forms: they might try to prevent or restrict the type of loss a party can claim in the event of a breach

Force majeure what does it mean and what does it cover?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 23 2014

How wide is the protection afforded by the force majeure provisions in your contracts? We provide some pointers on issues to consider to ensure force

The new directors’ remuneration reporting regime

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 19 2013

For companies with a year-end of 31 December, the new remuneration reporting requirements for directors of UK-incorporated listed companies will start

Misfeasance claims against directors of companies in liquidation

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 16 2013

This article summarises the key points made by Popplewell J, in the recent case of Madoff Securities International Limited (in liquidation) v Raven

Liquidated damages penalty clauses

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 15 2013

The Law on penalty clauses has been the subject of two recent Court cases, neither of which involved the Construction Industry. However the