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Company and business names regulations to be simplified
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 22 2013

On 4 October 2013 the Department for Business Innovation & Skills published the Government's response to the Company and Business Names consultation


Extending the UK Bolar Exception to innovators?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 23 2012

The line between experimental use and pure exploitation is drawn differently in different jurisdictions in the EU


A pragmatic approach to quantum by the TCC
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2013

The Technology and Construction Court ("TCC") decision in National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside (Trustees of) v AEW Architects and Designers


April employment law changes
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2012

A number of important employment law changes came into effect on 6 April 2012


Look out for licensing
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2012

The Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 has been with us since September 2009, and with it came a new regime for Liquor Licensing in Scotland


Change of bus drivers’ base on transfer was substantial change to their material detriment
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2012

In the recent case of Abellio London Ltd (formerly Travel London Ltd) v Musse and others, the EAT had to consider whether the Tribunal had been correct to conclude that five employees had been unfairly dismissed when they resigned around the time of a TUPE transfer on the basis that the transferee employer required them to change their place of work


Qinetiq: Section 67 and the switch to CPI
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 19 2012

The High Court has held that the trustees of the QinetiQ pension scheme could use the power under the scheme rules to switch to the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) instead of the Retail Prices Index (RPI) without breaching section 67 of the Pensions Act 1995


Deadlocks - triggering termination
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2013

In our last article in this series, we considered the various options available for resolving a deadlock situation which arises during the life of a


Data protection in schools: the Information Commissioner’s report
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 5 2012

Most schools are aware that the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) applies to the data they hold, but what that means in practice is not always clear


An EU patent court for London
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 22 2013

The members of the European Union have been trying to agree on a unified patent for around forty years. The EU has managed to agree on a Community