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Defining your liability in advance: liquidated damages, limitation and exclusion clauses

Parties to commercial contracts commonly seek to set some parameters around what will happen in the event of a breach, but such clauses may not always have the effect the parties expect. This guide considers the main types of clause that may be used and the extent to which they will be effective.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 07 June 2016 | Practice Area: Contract Law

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3D printing of medical devices: a guide to the legal issues

3D printing technology has the potential to radically transform the way medical devices are used to treat patients, a potential that is already beginning to be felt. This white paper explores the legal ramifications and risks of the rapidly increasing use of 3D printing of medical devices.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 07 June 2016 | Practice Area: Systems

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Crowded skies: a guide to the legal issues around drones

This white paper explores the legal ramifications and risks of drones in a variety of disciplines, covering subjects including advertising and promotion, aviation regulations, copyright, employment, export controls, insurance, privacy, product claims and litigation.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 02 June 2016 | Practice Area: Copyright

Five questions about France’s new health-related class action law

A new law enacted on 26 January has enlarged the scope of class action litigation in France to include health-related claims. The provisions are expected to come into force before 1 July this year - this Latham & Watkins briefing tackles five key questions about the new law.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 03 March 2016 | Practice Area: Alternative Dispute Resolution

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3D printing: the key legal issues to consider

The possibilities presented by 3D printing have been hyped by manufacturers, engineers, designers, the press and the public alike since the early 2010s. This Nabarro article looks at some of the applications of 3D printing, their successes and shortfalls, and the associated legal considerations.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 03 February 2016 | Practice Area: Patents

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The Consumer Rights Act 2015: key changes to be aware of

The Consumer Rights Act 2015, the main provisions of which came into force on 1 October, has boosted the statutory rights of consumers in the UK. The Act clarifies and consolidates the existing law on consumer rights into a single piece of legislation – this briefing looks at what has changed.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 11 December 2015 | Practice Area: Product Liability and Labelling

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A dangerous cocktail: £100,000 fine for bar serving cocktail containing liquid nitrogen

This case in this briefing illustrates the importance of ensuring that a risk assessment is in place and is reviewed upon the introduction of new products and processes. It also highlights the need to take into account advice from regulators.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 28 September 2015 | Practice Area: Local Authorities

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Have a break ..Have a trade mark?

This briefing looks at a judgment that the European Union Court of Justice has issued concerning Nestle's application to register a trade mark for its four finger KitKat

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 22 September 2015 | Practice Area: Intellectual Property

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The top six things you need to know about the Internet of Things: a legal perspective

The Internet of Things (IoT) is discussed in the media more and more frequently. It has important social, economic and legal implications, most of which are yet to be fully understood. This DLA Piper briefing sets out a brief list of things you should know about IoT from a lawyer’s perspective.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 17 August 2015 | Practice Area: Product Liability and Labelling

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UK exit from the EU: sector by sector

If the UK votes to leave the EU, what will be the consequences for UK businesses? Will there be barriers to trade, given that much of UK law is comprised of directly effective EU law? This Herbert Smith Freehills guide offers an in-depth analysis of the possible impact on various sectors in the UK.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 13 July 2015 | Practice Area: Corporate

Rating: 5 people found this useful

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