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Guarantees - get the wording right as the courts won't correct it for you

United Kingdom - February 11 2011 Guarantees are often used for security alongside a contract, for example, personal guarantees may be given to lenders by company owners and performance guarantees given by parent companies.

Distance Selling Regulations - do you know your obligations?

United Kingdom - August 16 2010 The Distance Selling Regulations have been in force for almost 10 years, yet businesses are still failing to understand and fulfil their obligations under these Regulations.

EU adopts amended Late Payment Directive - 30 days to pay, or else?

United Kingdom - April 6 2011 30 day payment terms will be a legal requirement by March 2013.

When 0.5 per cent isn't substantial enough

United Kingdom - August 16 2010 All business contracts must provide a creditor with a "substantial contractual remedy" for the late payment of invoices.

The (Eyjafjalla)jokull be on you if you don't remember force majeure

United Kingdom - April 30 2010 The extraordinarily wide-ranging implications of Mother Nature's latest escapade has left businesses reaching for their force majeure clauses as they struggle to deal with the aftermath left by the closure of significant parts of the world's air space earlier this month due to the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano.