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Court of Appeal Frustrates Party’s Attempt To Escape From Contract
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • March 28 2017

The UK Court of Appeal was recently asked to consider the vexed question of exactly when a commercial agreement will be frustrated. A contract will


What is virtual reality and augmented reality?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2017

With predictions that Virtual Reality arcades may be a new trend, the time has come for franchisors to seriously consider the impact on franchising


Preparing for Brexit: top five considerations for franchisors in 2017
  • Fieldfisher LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 28 2017

Recent events have given the first real insight into the Brexit process


Franchise & Distribution Networks Newsletter N10 - 1st Quarter 2017
  • Taylor Wessing
  • Germany, United Kingdom, European Union, France
  • February 1 2017

Liability of the Franchisor acting as Central Listing Unit


What does Brexit mean for UK franchising? - part two
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 26 2017

Further to our previous article 'What does Brexit mean for UK franchising? - Part One', franchise businesses should carefully consider the material


What does Brexit mean for UK franchising? - part one
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 23 2017

2016 was a year of change. The ripples of these changes will continue for years to come, as the UK navigates its way through the process of


Restrictive Covenants - "One For All and All for One" Or Not as the Case May Be
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 4 2017

Strength in numbers, particularly in franchise disputes, can significantly shift a balance of power and bring about equality of arms in litigation


Health and safety law update, December 2016
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2016

KFG Quickserve Limited runs several food outlets, including 35 Burger Kings. On 28 March 2015 a 21-year old worker, Michael Firth, was emptying oil


Bad hair day: High Court enforces restrictive covenants against former hair salon franchisee
  • Fieldfisher LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

In Rush Hair Limited v Gibson-Forbes the English High Court considered whether two restrictive covenants relating to non-solicitation and


Frustration of contracts - frustratingly elusive?
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

A frustrated contract is discharged automatically, with the parties excused from any further obligations. Because a frustrating event must not be