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11th February 2021

Business Interruption Insurance

The Supreme Court’s decision on 15 January 2021 concerning business interruption insurance has delivered much needed good news to thousands of small businesses across England and Wales. In…

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29th January 2021

Endeavours Clauses

The use of endeavours clauses has hit the headlines this week as the dispute between the European Commission and AstraZeneca over the production and delivery of COVID-19 vaccines…

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28th January 2021

International Data Privacy Day – Dealing with Data Breaches

A personal data breach means a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data. In English,…

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International Data Privacy Day – Data Protection Top Tips

Keeping people’s personal data safe is a key consideration for businesses. Almost every business will process personal data in some form or other – it could be employee…

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4th January 2021

Brexit: Data Protection update now the transition period has ended

At 11pm on 31st December, the Brexit transition period came to an end. Shortly before this, on 24th December, the UK Government and the EU Commission announced that…

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7th December 2020

Brexit: Data Protection

At the end of the transition period, the GDPR will become part of a new body of retained EU law. In addition, some further legislation is proposed which…

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Brexit: General Effect on Commercial Contracts

Generally speaking, Brexit will have a limited impact on English contract law. However, the wider impact on obligations under contracts may be more significant along with parties’ bargaining…

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Brexit: Existing Contracts | Frustration

In uncertain times, and at times where there are significant changes affecting us all (such as Brexit), parties may look to escape their contractual obligations by reason of…

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Brexit: Existing Contacts | Force Majeure and Material Adverse Change

In uncertain times, parties tend to look to force majeure and material adverse change clauses for relief, although such clauses are not always included in contracts. As with…

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20th November 2020

Terminating Contracts on Insolvency

On 25 June 2020, new legislation came into force in the UK which makes it significantly more difficult for suppliers to terminate contracts where their customer is subject…

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