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Common Commercial Contract Terms

Download our guide to common terms you'll come across in commercial contracts, their definitions as well as things to think about when reviewing a contract.

(Publication Date: Fri 13 Jan 2017)

New Data Protection Regime: The key issues for your business

After very long and protracted negotiations at EU level, a new data protection regime has finally been announced - the European General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"). The new regulations, whilst not taking full effect until May 2018, will have a major impact on the way organisations manage personal data.

(Publication Date: Thu 17 Nov 2016)

Commercial Agency – Severance of compensation and indemnity clauses

​The Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 governs the relationship between principals and their commercial agents, including giving certain rights to agents on the termination of a commercial agency. This Briefing looks at two recent cases which deals with this: Brand Studio Limited v St John Knits, Inc [2015] EWHC 3143 (QB) and Shearman v Hunter Boot Limited [2014] EWHC 47 (QB)

(Publication Date: Mon 16 Nov 2015)

Safe Harbor sinks in the Atlantic

Data protection hit the headlines once again recently when the European Court of Justice delivered a landmark decision in the case of Maximilian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner. The Court struck down the “Safe Harbor” data transfer agreement between the EEA and the US declaring it invalid. Although not entirely unexpected, the judgment has serious implications for businesses with transatlantic interests or personal data flows.

(Publication Date: Mon 16 Nov 2015)

E:gen - September 2015

In this edition we are awash with water-based articles with a look at the issue of flooding and the Flood Re insurance scheme and also a discussion of the rights and responsibilities that accompany owning a waterside property. We also look at advantages and disadvantages of buying a real estate company, points to consider when giving or receiving an indemnity and a recent EU case ruling that the UK’s 5% VAT rate on installation of energy saving materials in residential buildings is in breach of EU law.

(Publication Date: Tue 29 Sep 2015)

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