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Business rates: the British Retail Consortium’s road to reform
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2014

Business Rates has been a hot potato in the property industry for many years, no more so than in the retail sector. We are a nation of shoppers, yet


Entire agreements clauses: all is not what it seems?
  • Shepherd & 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


Interpretation of contracts: a recap
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2014

One of the questions clients often ask us is how a contract might be interpreted by the courts in the event of a dispute. Often a balance needs to be


Supermarket squeeze
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 8 2013

No, not a game show, but the reality of where many in the food and drink supply chain may find themselves as we look to a still uncertain 2013. While


New regulations on directors' pay
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 3 2013

The final version of the Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 ("2013 Regulations") have


A further word on exclusion and limitation clauses in contracts
  • Shepherd & 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


European Parliament backs 40 quota of women on boards
  • Shepherd & 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


The importance of including ‘subject to contract’ in settlement negotiation
  • Shepherd & 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


FRC consultation on UK Corporate Governance Code
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2013

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is consulting on whether the UK Corporate Governance Code requires to be changed in light of the new directors'


Approbation and reprobation Scots law under development
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 14 2012

The maxim of ‘approbate and reprobate’ reflects the principle whereby a person cannot both approve and reject an instrument, often more commonly described as blowing hot and cold, or having one’s cake and eating it too