Publications

We regularly produce legal briefings, newsletters, practice leaflets, books and brochures on a wide range of topics.

Please browse the most recent publications below, or use the Core Area and/or Publication Type filters on the left.

 

Publications: Commercial and Corporate

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Unlawful Dividends

A briefing intended to provide guidance to insolvency practitioners who wish to consider whether to seek repayment on behalf of the company of dividends paid to shareholders.

(Publication Date: Mon 05 Aug 2013)

Procurement - A case law update

This briefing is a reminder, by reference to two recently reported cases, of the time limits within which challenges under the Public Contract Regulations 2006 (“the Regulations”) may be brought, the difficulties which a lack of information creates, and the court’s approach.

(Publication Date: Mon 05 Aug 2013)

The Freedom of Information Act

Information law has assumed a prominent place in the modern legal landscape. The Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) in particular has established a new culture of transparency and openness in public authorities. Whilst public authorities have been forced to address their information management procedures in order to comply with the requirements under the FOIA, the shift in culture in the public authority arena means that both the public and private sector are entitled to benefit from the introduction of a “right to know”. Since information law is regarded as a rapidly and constantly developing area of law, our commercial team understands the importance of ensuring that you are kept informed of any updates or developments in this area and specifically how any changes will affect your operation.

(Publication Date: Wed 18 Feb 2009)

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property is a key consideration in many commercial dealings although it often gets overlooked. Intellectual property also usually constitutes one of the key assets of a business contributing to the goodwill and value of it. Conversely, incorrect or unauthorised use of another’s intellectual property can constitute a major liability. Successful organisations therefore need to be aware of their ability to protect, exploit, manage and enforce intellectual property rights in order to stay ahead of their rivals in an increasingly competitive market.

(Publication Date: Wed 18 Feb 2009)

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