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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


Entire agreements clauses: all is not what it seems?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2014

Over the years entire agreement clauses have become a common feature of commercial contracts. They are often included as a matter of course rather


Guidance on reasonable period of notice of termination
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2013

The recent High Court case of Hamsard v Boots provides useful guidance for assessing what a reasonable period of notice is when a contract is silent


PIRC UK Shareholder Voting Guidelines 2013
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2013

Pensions Investment Research Consultants (PIRC) has just published the 17th edition of its UK Shareholder Voting Guidelines, replacing the version


The importance of including ‘subject to contract’ in settlement negotiation
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2013

In Newbury v Sun Microsystems 2013 EWHC 2180 (QB) it was held that a letter which sets out proposed settlement terms in a contractual dispute, and


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


Share buybacks: government response to consultation on implementation of Nuttall Review
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 19 2013

The government has just published its response to its consultation relating to implementation of the Nuttall Review recommendations on share buybacks


Can you take advantage of your opponent’s mistake?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 18 2013

In the course of a litigation it is rare that a solicitor will make a fundamental mistake that resolves the case in favour of his opponent. However


Say what you mean (Part 1): endeavours
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 28 2012

Clients and practitioners alike will be familiar with the spiral of negotiation around certain obligations in which one party asks for an absolute obligation, the other offers its “reasonable endeavours” and they agree on either “all reasonable” or “best” endeavours