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Webinar recording: Good faith, implied terms and penalties - restrictions on freedom of contract
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2016

In this third webinar in our Construction Contracts series, Iain Drummond and Nathaniel Buckingham consider the extent to which freedom of contract


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


Crisis management: planning for a crisis
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2013

Crisis events present urgent problems which require immediate attention. However, in formulating an appropriate response, it can be difficult to get


Changes to model articles under the Mental Health (Discrimination) Act 2013
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 25 2013

The Mental Health (Discrimination) Act 2013 has now received Royal Assent and will come into force on 28 April 2013. The Act amends the model


New legislation on directors’ remuneration (quoted companies)
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 26 2013

Following the recent publication of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (Commencement No. 3, Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2013


New statutory regulations for share buybacks
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2013

A revised draft of the Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 18) Regulations 2013 has now been published, which is intended to come into force on 30


BIS discussion paper: transparency & trust: enhancing the transparency of UK company ownership and increasing trust in UK business
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2013

At the G8 Summit in June 2013 the UK Government announced proposals to increase transparency in the ownership and control of companies. BIS has now


European Parliament backs 40 quota of women on boards
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 13 2013

The European Parliament in Strasbourg has voted in favour of draft rules aimed at increasing female representation on the boards of listed companies


A further word on exclusion and limitation clauses in contracts
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2013

This article considers comments made by the Technology and Construction Court in Elvanite Full Circle Ltd v AMEC Earth & Environmental (UK) Ltd


Government to tackle late payments to SMEs with tougher remedies the whole solution?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 5 2013

Following a recent YouGov survey's finding that 85 per cent of SMEs in the UK have been affected by late payments over the past two years, Prime