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Trainees took on 2018: did we predict the unpredictable?

Topic: Trainees take on business 16.01.2019 Read more
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Four UK financial crime compliance predictions for 2019

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 15.01.2019 Read more
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Hairdryer treatment for medical staff who accessed Sir Alex Ferguson's medical records

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 14.01.2019 Read more
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Part One: Overview of side letters & MFNs when investing in private equity funds

Topic: RPC Big Deal 14.01.2019 Read more
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Artificial Intelligence, collaboration with online platforms and tackling the 'Wild West': How the ASA plans to make its impact online over the next 5 years

Topic: Retail Therapy 11.01.2019 Read more
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New regulations to permit assignment of receivables under commercial contracts now in force

Topic: RPC Big Deal 11.01.2019 Read more
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Graham: taxpayer successfully appeals against APN penalty

Topic: Tax Take 11.01.2019 Read more
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All that glitters is not "Gold"

Topic: IP

Published by Esme O'Hagen, Associate and more.

How does the court calculate what a reasonable license fee is, and what conduct will be sufficient for the court to award additional damages under section 92(2) of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1998?

09.01.2019 Read more
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Four UK white collar crime predictions for 2019

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 08.01.2019 Read more
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Ground conditions: An entitlement to additional costs despite accepting risk?

Topic: Built Environment

Published by Jamie Key, Senior Associate

The High Court published a decision late last year which deals with a frequently encountered issue; a claim for additional payment where a sub-contractor encountered adverse ground conditions. The sub-contractor, Clancy Docwra, was engaged by E.ON Energy to excavate trenches in connection with the installation of a district heat network in central London. During the course of the project Clancy Docwra encountered adverse ground conditions (in particular underground brick walls and brick rubble) and the parties were in dispute over what additional entitlement Clancy Docwra had in relation to those works.

08.01.2019 Read more