Fresh Perspectives


High Court refuses permission for unissued contempt application where breach of freezing order only technical

Topic: Commercial Disputes 14.10.2021 Read more

Financial Crime Time - Your update from RPC: 2021 Q3

Topic: Regulatory updates 13.10.2021 Read more
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Turning the ratchet - understanding anti-dilution rights in venture capital

Topic: RPC Big Deal 13.10.2021 Read more

Quarterly Contentious Tax Review

Topic: Tax Take 13.10.2021 Read more
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RPC Bites 38 – Green Claims Code gets the green light, McDonald's announces new plant-based products and EU to UK import controls delayed until 2022

Topic: Food and drink 12.10.2021 Read more

Sports Ticker (11 October 2021) - DAZN and BT Sport European Super League and new AJ deal

Topic: Sports 11.10.2021 Read more
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The Ads that can't be skipped

Topic: Retail Therapy 11.10.2021 Read more
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Construction Contracts Part 1 – Who is party to the contract?

Topic: Construction

Published by Paul Smylie, Associate and more.

It may at first sight appear difficult to imagine a scenario where works are performed and paid for but it is not clear who the parties to the contract are. Common sense would suggest that is simply the person or company who performs the work and the person or company who pays for it. However, it is not always readily discernible who those parties are, for example because payment is being made by a person or company who is not obtaining the benefit of the works or because a different party appears to be giving directions under the contract.

11.10.2021 Read more

The Week That Was - 8th October 2021

Topic: Construction 08.10.2021 Read more
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Navigating the hazards of Part 36 offers Part 2

Topic: Insurance and Reinsurance

Published by Gavin Reese, Partner and more.

In our first article we looked at problems associated with settlement offers made in multiparty actions and settlement offers where the intended consequence is unclear. In this article we look at some of the issues that can be caused by the litigation process itself and upon the way the offer is made.

08.10.2021 Read more