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The High Court has held that in certain circumstances the European Insolvency Regulations 1346/2000/EC may effectively extend the jurisdictional reach of the English courts.
A recent decision may result in a potentially more expansive basis for establishing jurisdiction over defendants in Europe.
Where monies are improperly paid out of a company, they may be traced through various accounts to the end recipient, even if each stage in the laundering cannot be identified.
The court’s interpretation of ‘unfair harm’ in the context of paragraph 74 of Schedule B1 of Insolvency Act 1986 has recently been considered by the High Court.
There are a few developments in this year’s Budget that are of particular interest for those operating in the life sciences sector.
On 2 April 2014, the European Parliament voted in favour of the implementation of a new Clinical Trials Regulation.
Dare to share? Proposed new directive should help protect your confidential information when doing business in Europe
The European Commission’s new directive should help businesses to stop others from obtaining, disclosing or using their trade secrets in the EU without their permission.
A recent US case could have been designed to tick as many ‘topical’ boxes as possible, ranging over the financial sector, big data and the possibly anti-competitive use of technology.
Following on from the Roma-branded Mobility Scooters case earlier this year, the OFT has announced a second decision on mobility scooters.
Before it disappeared into the wide blue yonder, the OFT published its merger decision in the acquisition by IP Group of Fusion IP.
The central subject of AG Wahl’s opinion is whether the tariff arrangements of Cartes Bancaires in relation to credit cards is an agreement that restricts competition by ‘object’.
In TruePosition Inc v LM Ericsson et al, it is claimed that member companies of 3GPP and the SSO colluded to exclude TruePosition’s technology from the 4G standard.
In November, a US court gave a significant judgment on the scope of the US ‘fair use’ provision, holding that Google’s acts in relation to the Google Books project constitute fair use.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has delivered judgment in a seminal case on how hyperlinking and framing should be treated under copyright law in the EU.
It is common for leases to include a covenant preventing the tenant from underletting the whole of the premises without the landlord’s prior consent.
As a lease approaches the end of its term, can a landlord push through significant capital expenditure under the service charge?
Break clauses often include an obligation upon the tenant to have settled all arrears of rent up to the break date in order for a tenant’s option to terminate the lease to be effective.
Contractual obligations cannot always be absolute. For this reason you will often see obligations qualified so the performer has to use ‘reasonable’ or ‘best’ endeavours.
The appeal judgment in Threlfall v ECD Insight Ltd raises the prospect that a director may be held liable for costs owed by a company.
The High Court has considered whether a party can get an injunction preventing another party from terminating a licensing agreement where this would result in the cessation of one party’s business.