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Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme

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

The Government's Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) is aimed at encouraging investment in very small, new companies. Tax reliefs are available

Accountants’ claim trends a glimpse into the future

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

You might be forgiven for assuming that this headline was written during the dark days following the 2008 crash when claims were spiking against

D&O insurance beyond the reach of the FOS?

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

In recent months the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has come under the spotlight over its decision to exercise jurisdiction over a complaint in

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