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Insolvency and Assignment of Causes of Action – High Court RulingDecember 22, 2017

On the basis that a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush, it is common for liquidators of insolvent companies to assign...

Two Wrongs Don’t Make a RightDecember 8, 2017

When a contract is breached and one party suffers a loss as a result, they are normally entitled to be compensated for their loss by...

Company Credit Status Must Stand AloneOctober 24, 2017

You may think that if people of substance are behind a business you have a dispute with, this acts as a source of comfort that...

GDPR Guide and Steps to TakeSeptember 14, 2017

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a comprehensive data protection regime which will start to be enforced in the UK in May 2018. The...

Failing to Plan Ahead Creates Problems for Family CompaniesSeptember 3, 2017

Although no one likes to think about their own death, failing to be prepared for all eventualities can cause chaos in family companies, which are...

Small Data Protection Glitch Produces Big Financial LossAugust 22, 2017

When a local council published information in connection with a family's planning application for building works, it failed to think through the consequences of its...

Free Advice Given and No Contract? You May Be LiableAugust 8, 2017

Any professional will know that there are many people who like to have free advice, and whilst this is seldom proffered in a social setting...

OFT Rejects Predatory Pricing ClaimFebruary 27, 2012

When a company engages in below-cost pricing or other ‘predatory’ practices, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is often called upon to investigate. Where anti-competitive...