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General Court dismisses appeal to register SKYPE as a community trade mark

The General Court of the European Union has handed down its judgment in Skype’s appeal in relation to the registration of SKYPE as a community trade mark. 
27 May 2015

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Challenging Accelerated Payment Notices

The High Court has refused to order injunctions preventing HMRC from issuing accelerated payment notices or enforcing existing APNs.
22 May 2015

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Over privileged and under investigation: SFO challenges use of privilege

The SFO has expressed dissatisfaction with businesses that use legal privilege as a defence against disclosing documentation while under investigation and vows to challenge this in the Courts.
22 May 2015

Large companies to be forced to address their payment practices

The Government has confirmed the continuation of plans to empower SMEs, mandate prompt payment of debts under public contracts, and force large companies to publicise their payment practices.
21 May 2015

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When can a company sue its directors for their illegal acts?

We discuss the Supreme Court's judgment in Jetivia v Bilta and the use of the s.213 of the Insolvency Act in further detail.
20 May 2015

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Financial Services Series - Issue 18

A number of judicial reviews have been brought against the Financial Ombudsman Service, helping to clarify when Financial Services firms can challenge how an ombudsman has reached a decision.
12 May 2015

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Why contractual employee benefits should reflect changing employee roles

We look at a recent case which has highlighted the risk of losing insurance cover when a policy is not updated following business changes.
06 May 2015

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Penalty clauses ; a move towards a flexible approach

This briefing sets out some of the background to the development of the law on penalties.
06 May 2015

The risk of bias in sports arbitration

Two professional boxers have made an unsuccessful application for the British Boxing Board of Control to be removed as the arbitrator of their respective disputes.
30 April 2015

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Gambling, money laundering and reasonable suspicion: a bank's right to freeze accounts

The High Court ruled in Iraj Parvizi v Barclays Bank Plc that a bank freezing a customer's bank account where there was a real suspicion of money laundering did not constitute a breach of contract.
23 April 2015

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Court of Appeal decision in relation to ASSOS and ASOS trade marks

The Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment in relation to the appeals brought by the owners of the ASSOS and ASOS trade marks against the first instance decision of Rose J.
23 April 2015

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Warranty & Indemnity insurance: a useful tool in real estate transactions

Warranty & Indemnity insurance has increased as a 'deal tool' for the disposal of real estate assets, with a growing number of real estate funds using it on every deal. This note explains more.
22 April 2015

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