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Does a 'friendly discussions' clause need to be obeyed before a claim can be brought?

The English courts have historically shown some reluctance to enforce agreements to “negotiate” or engage in “discussions” where these are conditions precedent to commencing arbitration or litigation.
11 July 2014

Raising the Stakes part 4 - Accelerated Payment Notices 2

This fourth briefing note deals in more detail with the accelerated payment notice provisions which are in Part 4, Chapter 3 of the Finance (No.2) Bill.
01 July 2014

Publication

Insuring the cost of prosecutions and regulatory investigations

Regulatory investigation or criminal prosecution can strain businesses. This briefing overviews the insurance available to cover the cost of defending prosecutions and regulatory investigations.
30 June 2014

Publication

Financial Services Series - Issue 9

Financial services regulation is a complex web of legislation, rules, guidance and case law. This briefing looks at how the FCA interacts with the courts when it comes to regulatory enforcement.
27 June 2014

EU Commission's controversial view on UK 'traffic light' labelling

The European Commission is investigating whether the UK's 'traffic light' food labelling is compatible with EU law, following Italy's complaint that it is an illegal bar to free trade.
20 June 2014

When can Judges refuse to hear a Judicial Review application which is 'without merit'?

Given the increasing caseloads being handled, courts are keen to establish a fair approach to disposing of unmeritorious claims at an early stage. 
10 June 2014

The Serious Crime Bill has been published

The Serious Crime Bill referred to in the Queen’s Speech on 4 June has now been published. 
10 June 2014

Publication

An employers guide to Employers; Liability Insurance

This briefing takes a closer look at Employers’ Liability Insurance. We provide a useful overview for businesses and address some key questions. 
30 May 2014

Publication

Financial Services Series - Issue 8

In this instalment of our Financial Services Series, we look at Significant Influence Functions and the SIF regime which will be replaced by a new Senior Managers regime for banks.
30 May 2014

Groundless threats reforms

The Law Commission's final report on its proposals for reform in the area of groundless threats concludes that protection should be retained, but reformed.
23 May 2014

Bad news for interventionist shareholders – three decisions in favour of the company

When minority shareholders are at loggerheads with the company, tough decisions often have to be made in short timescales and the relationship can quickly become poisonous.
16 May 2014

Where a right of way should be accessed

15 May 2014

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