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If You Agree to Abide by Rules…October 7, 2018

Football Association (FA) rules require that, where disputes arise between players' agents and clubs, they must be resolved by arbitration rather than by public court...

Non-Disclosure is Fault of Policyholder Not BrokersAugust 15, 2018

It is no real surprise that insurers are often not wildly enthusiastic about paying claims and will deny liability when they are able to do...

Registered Your PSCs Yet?August 5, 2018

Every UK company is required to identify the people who are 'persons with significant control' (PSCs). Essentially, PSCs are the people who own or have...

Oral Contract Variation Invalid, Rules Supreme CourtJuly 22, 2018

The Supreme Court has decided a case which will be of significance to anyone who is used to making oral variations to contracts. The dispute involved...

Debt Management Company Investigation Brings BansJuly 4, 2018

There was a certain irony to a recent report that the directors of a debt management company – set up to offer advice and assistance...

Director Address Disclosures – ChangesJune 17, 2018

Recent changes have made it easier for company directors to withhold disclosure of their private addresses in publicly filed documents. Prior to 2009, the usual...

Do You Understand Your Duties as a Director?June 6, 2018

Directors have a wide range of legal duties that do not always coincide with their own interests, and seeking expert legal advice is the best...

Failure to Address Expert Report Proves CostlyMay 16, 2018

When a tenant of industrial land failed to adhere to a notice to quit the premises, the landlord brought a legal action under the law...

Breach of Contract Claim Defeated QuicklyMay 8, 2018

Some breach of contract claims are stronger than others, but even groundless cases come to court sometimes. However, with skilled legal representation, these can be...

Incomplete Partnership Arrangements Lead to Court AppearanceApril 4, 2018

When new partners are being introduced into a partnership, it is wise to finalise the arrangements quickly in case the partners fall out. Any lack...

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