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The Commercial Agents Regulations: a step behind the times?

By Alex Williamson The Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (the Regulations) are 25 years old this year. An evaluation by the European Commission concluded in 2015 that the underlying Commercial Agents Directive (the Directive) still met its objectives and functioned well. However, a recent Court of Appeal decision has shown that the legislation is struggling to […]

Exclusion clauses under the spotlight: UCTA reasonableness

By Perran Jervis In decisions handed down one day apart, the Court of Appeal concluded that a far-reaching exclusion clause which limited liability for negligence was reasonable under the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 (UCTA), whereas an exclusion clause in a lease (in the form of a non-reliance clause) was not. The decisions emphasise that […]

Currency, cost calculations and contractual clarity

Walker Morris’ Head of Commercial Dispute Resolution, Gwendoline Davies, highlights the importance of dealing comprehensively and clearly with matters of currency and calculation in cross-border contracts…

Belgian draft Trade Secrets Act: opportunities for the life sciences sector

On 8 June 2016, the EU Trade Secrets Directive was adopted. The main purpose of the Directive was to harmonise and enhance the protection of trade secrets EU-wide and to thus create an innovation-friendly environment for businesses. The EU Member States had to implement this Directive by 9 June 2018. Belgium missed the deadline, but […]

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Law Society chiefs face confidence vote over “abject surrender” in legal aid battle

Solicitors have called for a no confidence vote in the Law Society’s senior team, accusing Chancery Lane of “appeasement and abject surrender” over government proposals to slash legal aid rates. A senior Liverpool-based criminal law specialist is to submit a petition on Monday calling for an extraordinary general meeting of the society at which there […]

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Workability of EU data protection proposals in question, says Eversheds

Paula Barrett, data regulation expert at Eversheds, has commented on the workability of EU data protection proposals. Commenting on calls for data protection rules to be incorporated into EU-US trade talks, Barrett said: ‘Given the draft that was approved by the European parliament a week or so ago, putting this on the trade negotiations agenda […]

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Portugal: Signs of hope

Privatisations and real estate offer optimism, as Portugal sets off on the long, hard road to recovery Last month Portugal announced its budget for 2014, showing GDP increasing by 0.8 per cent, the first sign of growth in the country since 2010. “Things will improve in 2014 – public spending is under control and the […]

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