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Fitness for purpose - when the kit doesn't fit
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2011

'Fitness for purpose' and 'satisfactory quality' are deceptively problematic concepts which are frequently encountered in the construction industry.


Offshore companies: are they being managed appropriately?
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • September 23 2011

Best practice recommendations, as noted in our alert dated 24 November 2009, include the following.


Landlord and tenant - the Court of Appeal confirms that a personal break right is lost on assignment
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • May 10 2010

In the October 2009 edition of property update, we considered the case of Norwich Union Life & Pensions Ltd v Linpac Mouldings Ltd.


The importance of plans
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2009

In Barnett v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government the Court of Appeal had to consider whether the curtilage of a house had been extended by a plan submitted with an application for alterations to the house.


Sofia, so good? First IP reference to the ECJ from Bulgaria clarifies the scope of protection for databases
  • Gowling WLG
  • Bulgaria, European Union
  • March 18 2009

The right to prohibit extraction and re-utilisation of a substantial part of a protected database was established more than a decade ago by Directive 969EC (the Database Directive).


The Pharmaceutical Sector Inquiry Preliminary Report: patent-related issues raised relevant to all patent intensive industries
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • January 29 2009

Wragge & Co's first analysis of the EU Commission's preliminary report on the pharmaceutical sector looked at the regulatory issues covered by the preliminary report.


Dealing with Madoff
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2009

The publicity surrounding the Madoff scandal is set to increase.


Preparing for the PPF - the foundation for a smooth PPF assessment period
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2008

The credit crunch is biting, your scheme's sponsoring employer is facing insolvency... what can the trustees and advisors do before the insolvency to lay the foundations for a smooth Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment period?


Security breaches - it's not going to go away...
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • April 22 2008

Since the very public loss of personal information by HMRC back in November last year, security of personal data has been grabbing the headlines.


Sarah Thompson
  • Gowling WLG