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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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Education update: managing sickness absence

The most recent figures from the Department for Education (DfE) reveal that a total of 2.2 million teaching days were lost to sickness absence in England in the 2011–12 academic year. This equates to an average of 4.5 sick days per teacher per year. With schools being stretched more than ever before, a failure to […]

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Jeremy Gauntlett: Meet Mandela’s man

I meet Jeremy Gauntlett on a crisp winters’ day but he is already concerned about the state of the British weather. The venerable Zimbabwe-born barrister is no stranger to London’s idiosyncratic climate, having been a tenant at Brick Court Chambers for eight years but he is now here to stay, having signed up as a […]

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Remember shares in lieu of fees? It’s alive and kicking

What do Thomas Eggar and Californian giant Wilson Sonsini Goodrick & Rosati have in common? Not much, you might answer. We’ll give you a clue: it’s not the climate. Rather, both firms have been known to tinker with unusual fee arrangements – notably accepting equity from clients in place of traditional fees, at least in […]

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​Turkey: Looking South

Dogged by corruption and political instability, Turkey has seen a fall-off in its foreign M&A lifeblood. But there is potential in closer ties with Iran Protestors eager for political change have stirred up a degree of nervousness in Turkey over the past year but the legal market managed to stay solid, with strong interest from […]

Change in EU VAT rules could increase business costs, says Eversheds’ Salmond

Eversheds partner and tax expert Giles Salmond has said that countries such as Luxembourg are likely to lose out when EU rules on value-added tax (VAT) on e-commerce transactions come into force in 2015. He said: ‘The change in VAT rules from 1 January 2015 will affect B2C suppliers of telecoms, e-commerce and broadcasting. Currently, […]

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