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How expensive can Litigation Funding be?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 6 2016

Following the recent judgement of the Court of Appeal in England and Wales, commercial litigation funders can be liable for the costs of an action on


Webinar recording: Preventing misuse of confidential information
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 6 2016

In this last webinar in our 'Protecting Confidential Information' series, our speakers, John MacKenzie and Matt Phillip, summarise the action that can


Hyperlinks and copyright - new law in the Playboy case
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

The Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU") has recently decided that a hyperlink can infringe copyright, provided that the party who


Watch our webinar: Identifying and defining your confidential information
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 7 2016

Our Protecting Confidential Information webinar series discusses some of the most common problems that arise when businesses seek to identify, manage


Who can appear in court for companies - changes are coming
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 9 2016

In Apollo Engineering Ltd. (in liquidation) v James Scott Ltd, 2012 CSIH 4, the Inner House of the Court of Session ruled that non-natural persons


Non-oral variation clauses: When can they be orally varied?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 29 2016

Following the recent decision in MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd v Rock Advertising Ltd, 2016 EWCA Civ 553, it would appear the law


When will involvement in illegality prevent a claim for restitution?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 4 2016

In the landmark case of Patel v Mirza, the UK Supreme Court has ruled on the issue of when involvement in illegality bars a claim. This article


Brexit Analysis: What's ahead for the court system?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 13 2016

Whilst a Brexit will have no impact upon the UK court system, the mechanism by which European laws are interpreted by the UK courts will be


Duty to disclose all in litigation? Differences between Scotland and England
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2016

The case before the Court was a judicial review of a decision to refuse to let Chagos Islanders return to their original homeland. Residents of Diego


Secret no more: implementation date for the EU Trade Secrets Directive confirmed
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 16 2016

Directive 2016943, commonly called the EU Trade Secrets Directive (the “Directive”), was published yesterday in the Official Journal of the European