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Walker Morris takes a look at some of the key announcements and how the figures add-up for your sector.
Welcome change from presumption of responsibility...
Forfeiture of a long residential lease is such a draconian step that consent order conditions may be varied.
The owner appealed a decision that a lender with defective security was entitled, through subrogation, to an unpaid vendor’s lien over a property on the basis that the owner had been unjustly enriched at the lender’s expense.
Also: a case law round-up; capping public sector exit payments; and more.
IP Matters, Nov 2015: the footballer and the bad doll; the Batmobile Gotham deserves; and more download
Also: ’Make America Great Again’ TM; another triumpph for Jay Z; and more...
What it means in practice, particularly for those responsible for negotiating contract terms.
Trustee resolution must be passed before 6 April 2016.
Purchasers of dealerships need to be mindful of competition law considerations.
The Sentencing Council’s new guidelines point to higher fines and increased risk of imprisonment.
The FCA’s director of markets policy and international gave a speech regarding the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II and the anticipated timeline leading toward its January 2017 deadline.
Changes to green contracts proposed download
Attempt to boost efficiency and transparency...
When to seek summary judgment download
Where a case is suitable for disposal by summary judgment, a judicial decision to finally resolve the case is made early and in a simple hearing.
In ENE parties to a dispute appoint an independent personto provide a non-binding opinion that evaluates the facts, evidence and law in dispute.
The Supreme Court’s clarification of the correct approach to contract interpretation has been applied by the Commercial Court in another case in the context of a commercial settlement agreement.
Another High Court case, heard just last month, reiterates the importance of the Aldi requirement.
A recent commercial case has highlighted the rules against re-litigation and abuse of process. Gwendoline Davies, Walker Morris’ head of commercial dispute resolution, explains.
Limitation rules download
These two cases serve as up-to-date examples of some of the tactics that defendants can deploy to avoid or limit liability.
The Housing and Planning Bill 2015-16 includes measures to give LHAs powers to ban rogue landlords and give landlords rights to recover possession.
All commercial organisations carrying on business in the UK with a turnover of £36m or more must publish an annual ‘slavery and human trafficking statement’.