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  • Mass tort case alert: Supreme Court grants permission to appeal in Shell case


    Veröffentlicht: 25 July 2019

    ​The Supreme Court has granted permission to appeal in this important mass tort case on parent company liability and jurisdiction. Chris Owen and Adam Bristow consider the impact of that decision and its interaction with the Vedanta and Unilever cases.

  • Labour Intensive - A High Impact Scenario


    Veröffentlicht: 24 July 2019

    With Boris Johnson now installed as Prime Minister, attention turns to his first 100 days and the material possibility of a Labour-led government by its end. Our latest scenario analysis shows a 70% chance of a General Election before 31 October 2019 (Johnson’s Day-99) within which a 28% chance of a Labour-Led government. In this article we have brought together the views from our specialist team of leading lawyers and financial markets experts to look in more detail at the Labour Party programme and its possible implications for all stakeholders in UK assets.

  • Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) - Government response published


    Veröffentlicht: 23 July 2019

    The Government has published a response to its consultation on confidentiality clauses/NDAs (“Confidentiality clauses: measures to prevent misuse in situations of workplace harassment or discrimination”).

  • Mass torts case alert: Supreme Court refuses permission to appeal in Unilever case


    Veröffentlicht: 19 July 2019

    The Supreme Court has refused permission to appeal in this important mass tort case. Chris Owen and Adam Bristow consider the impact of that decision and how it contrasts with the recent Supreme Court judgment in Vedanta.

  • Gifts and advantages in public procurement procedure: New FAMHP Circular


    Veröffentlicht: 19 July 2019

    The Belgian Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products (FAMHP) has recently issued an administrative circular clarifying the conditions in which healthcare institutions may request and companies may provide gifts, advantages and benefits in the context of public tenders taking place in Belgium.

  • New rules of procedure for the EPO Boards of Appeal


    Veröffentlicht: 11 July 2019

    New rules of procedure for the EPO Boards of Appeal will enter force on 01 January 2020​ - parties should start preparing now.

  • UK Patents Court implements recent Supreme Court precedent on obviousness


    Veröffentlicht: 24 June 2019

    The UK Patents Court has held that a formulation patent for an ophthalmic solution is invalid for obviousness having applied, for the first time, the factors established in recent Supreme Court precedent.[1]

  • First case to consider the duty of fair presentation under the Insurance Act 2015

    Blog Post

    Veröffentlicht: 20 June 2019

    In Young v Royal and Sun Alliance, the Scottish Court of Session held that the insurer had not waived nondisclosure under the Insurance Act 2015.

  • Suspicious Activity Reports: Law Commission publishes report


    Veröffentlicht: 19 June 2019

    Following its consultation launched in July 2018, the Law Commission has published a report on the UK SARs regime.

  • Court considers parallel arbitral and court proceedings


    Veröffentlicht: 14 June 2019

    ​The High Court has considered a request for a stay of court proceedings relating to one arbitration where a new arbitration had been commenced.

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