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Supreme Court considers that there is no requirement of direct damage in England for permission to serve tort claim outside the jurisdiction at common law

An examination of a Supreme Court ruling that direct damage in the jurisdiction is not required to come within the tort jurisdictional gateway in the CPR.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 18 January 2018 | Practice Area: Business of law

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Court releases final Unwired Planet v Huawei judgment and gives guidance on confidentiality in licensing disputes

A look at two judgments handed down by the High Court of England and Wales on confidentiality in Unwired Planet v Huawei, regarding licensing disputes.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 18 January 2018 | Practice Area: Telecoms

A green future?

The government has launched its long-awaited 25 Year Environment Plan - 'A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment'. This article delivers the verdict on the plan.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 15 January 2018 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

New Year's resolutions for litigators: will the new Disclosure Pilot succeed in reducing legal costs in 2018?

The Disclosure Working Group has announced a new pilot proposal for disclosure in civil proceedings in England and Wales which is open for consultation until February 2018. This briefing examines why this is happening.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 11 January 2018 | Practice Area: Litigation

Major changes proposed to how new houses and flats are sold in England

In the week before Christmas, the Government announced a range of proposals that promise to transform the manner in which new houses and flats are sold. This article examines the key proposals.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 05 January 2018 | Practice Area: Real Estate

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Be Aware: EHRC consults on its approach to enforcement of gender pay reporting regulations

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published a draft policy paper setting out the approach it intends to take in respect of the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 04 January 2018 | Practice Area: Equal Treatment

Jurisdiction in insolvency proceedings - new case law

A recent Court of Session case has made clear that a Scottish court cannot wind up or make an administration order in respect of an English registered company, and the same applies to English courts and Scottish companies.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 26 October 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

When it comes to on demand bonds: clarity is king

This article serves as a useful reminder to construction practitioners of the key principle in relation to on demand bonds: clarity is king.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 23 October 2017 | Practice Area: Mining

The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review – England and Wales

The UK's decision to trigger Brexit has increased unpredictability, but open trade and acquisition policies remain unchanged. This report analyses the local market.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 20 October 2017 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions

Smart ticketing – is everyone on board?

This article explores the impact of the government's plans to invest £80 million into smart ticketing technology, on passengers and train operating companies alike.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 12 October 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

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