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Director personally liable for company’s fraudulent misrepresentations

The recent case of Invertec v De Mol Holding1 has highlighted the risk of directors being found personally liable for all losses flowing from fraudulent misrepresentations.

Law Firm: Walker Morris | Published: 01 February 2010 | Practice Area: Corporation Tax

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Limited liability partnerships: impact of the Companies Act 2006

Limited liability partnerships (LLPs) continue to be governed primarily by the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000 (the LLP Act). However, the regulations made under the LLP Act in 2001 and 2002 which applied the Companies Act 1985 to LLPs have been replaced by new regulations.

Law Firm: Hammonds | Published: 01 February 2010 | Practice Area: Directors

Number is up for numeral trade marks at the CFI

In joined Cases T-425/07 and T-426/07, T-298/06, T-200/07 to 202/07 and T-64/07 to 66/07, Agencja Wydawnicza Technopol sp. zo.o. v OHIM (19 November 2009), the CFI has upheld OHIM’s refusal of nine marks consisting of a combination of numerals.

Law Firm: Hammonds | Published: 01 February 2010 | Practice Area: Litigation

When is a subsidiary no longer a subsidiary: The Lender Perspective

In Enviroco Limited v Farstad Supply A/S, the Court of Appeal considered the definition of a subsidiary in accordance with the Companies Act 1985

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 01 February 2010 | Practice Area: Warranties

Education HR e-briefing: Tribunals to blow the whistle from April

The Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 introduced protection from dismissal for employees who disclose improper or criminal activities on the part of their employer. However, at present, no such allegations raised in the context of an employment tribunal claim are reported to the appropriate investigating...view abstract

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 01 February 2010 | Practice Area: Central Government

Drafting contracts – key lessons from 2009

In this briefing, we look at the lessons to be learnt from some of the main contract law cases of 2009.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 01 February 2010 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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A fine time to review your data protection procedures?

From April, a business that breaches the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) may be fined up to £500,000. Now is the time for businesses to review the adequacy of their data management procedures.

Law Firm: Hammonds | Published: 01 February 2010 | Practice Area: Directors

Antitrust News in 5 Minutes February 2010 - HSR thresholds adjusted downward to $63.4 million

Dewey & LeBoeuf’s regular comprehensive round up of topical Antitrust issues and the latest news.

Law Firm: Dewey & LeBoeuf | Published: 01 February 2010 | Practice Area: EU Competition Law

Court of Justice clarifies time limit for bringing procurement challenges

Under the current procurement rules, UK courts may use their discretion to dismiss proceedings as being out of time, on the basis that they were not brought ‘promptly,’ even if they were brought within the stated three month time limit.

Law Firm: Hammonds | Published: 01 February 2010 | Practice Area: Litigation

Ban on wearing cross is not discriminatory

In a case which has received a great deal of press attention, the Court of Appeal has upheld previous Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal decisions that British Airways’ requirement that an employee remove or conceal a cross on a necklace was not indirect religious discrimination,

Law Firm: Hammonds | Published: 01 February 2010 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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