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1 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Dispute Resolution, Opinion

Could directors be liable for failing to prepare for Brexit?

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Shareholders and investors can make claims against the directors of a company if the company underperforms because it has been mismanaged or a director has breached their duties. These claims could arise if a company suffers a loss from poor Brexit preparations. Mactavish, an insurance company, has warned that if the loss is a result of risks which were not properly disclosed, director and officer insurance policies could be invalid.

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Your brand and Brexit: what’s going to happen to your EU trade marks?

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Brexit

With the Brexit date currently set for 22 May at the latest, and following the recent indicative votes in the UK Parliament, the terms of the UK’s departure from the EU remain unclear. While speculation continues about the way ahead, what do EU trade mark holders need to know now?

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28 March 2019 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Opinion

Racing for a Brexit deal

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Brexit

The Grand National, which takes place later this week, was set to be the first major racing event to take place after the original Brexit date. Yet with the recently announced delay to proceedings as our Parliament tries to find a way out of the deadlock, Aintree should escape unaffected. But whilst the National Hunt season is drawing to a close, what will the impact be on those involved in flat racing and indeed looking ahead to next season?

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1 March 2019 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Opinion

Ways to ensure business as usual in a no deal Brexit scenario

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Brexit

The Brexit task group at UK law firm Royds Withy King is advising business owners of the steps they need to take to make sure they can continue to trade with the EU in the event of a no deal Brexit.

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28 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Dispute Resolution, Opinion

Deal or No Deal: Now is the time to enforce judgments from EU Member States

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EU UK

Do you currently hold an unsatisfied judgment, issued by an EU member state that you wish to enforce in the UK? Nicola Radcliffe, Associate in Dispute Resolution explains the potential risks you might face if you wait until after Brexit and what steps you should be taking now.

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28 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Opinion

Formula 1 – The race against Brexit

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The potential consequences of a no-deal Brexit have been making headlines across many sectors for a while; this month sees new voices added to the concerned chorus – those of F1 team bosses.

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26 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Dispute Resolution, Opinion

We need to talk about Brexit. And GDPR. Yes, again.

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EU Brexit GDPR

Believe us, we know. GDPR and Brexit are two of the most over-used terms from the past year and you are tired of hearing them. But bear with us: it’s where the two overlap that we’d like to focus on this time.

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30 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Employment, Opinion

What will the post-Brexit employment landscape look like?

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Employment post brexit

On Monday 28 January 2019, the Parliament voted in favour of the proposed immigration bill. This bill is now being considered by a Public Bill Committee which will scrutinise the Bill line by line and is expected to report to the House of Commons by Thursday 7 March 2019.

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5 December 2018 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Events

Life after Brexit: the challenges and opportunities facing the UK’s Life Sciences sector

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“The life sciences industry represents one of the dominant economic sectors in the UK.
It brings significant jobs and growth to virtually every region. To retain the UK’s competitive edge in this sector, there is a requirement for sustained effort over a longer period of time”.
Professor Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford and Chairman, Office for the Strategic Coordination of Health Research.

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24 October 2018 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Construction, Opinion

‘Deal’ or ‘No deal’: are your construction contracts Brexit-ready?

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Construction contract

Before the end of 2018, it will be ‘deal’ or ‘no deal’ in the Brexit negotiations and Parliament’s subsequent approval or otherwise of how the UK is going to leave the EU.

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18 October 2018 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Opinion

Brexit – while we are waiting for certainty

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Brexit uncertainty

This weekend I attended a conference in Copenhagen hosted by the Conservative party in Denmark and the Europe movement. The conference was about the implications of Brexit. The speakers included officials from the Danish CBI (“Dansk Industri”), Danish Shipping (Danske Rederier) and Dominic Schroeder, who is the UK Ambassador to Denmark.

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16 October 2018 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Opinion

Have you considered these 10 things about Brexit?

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Brexit

Claus Andersen, Partner, and Abdul Basith, Paralegal, look at 10 interesting but not often thought of facts about Brexit

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