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The P5+1 (China, France, Russia, the UK, the US and Germany), the EU and Iran have agreed to a framework for a plan of action regarding Iran's nuclear programme. This briefing sets out the key obligations on Iran under the framework and the current state of play for sanctions on Iran in the EU.
Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 13 April 2015 | Practice Area: Cross Border
The Commercial Court has ruled that a party had accepted the terms of an agreement by its conduct, even though it had not signed the agreement, and the agreement purported to require the signatures of both parties to take effect. Herbert Smith Freehills looks at the details of the case.
Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 10 April 2015 | Practice Area: Litigation
When one company acquires another, it is common practice for the purchaser to carry out commercial due diligence on the target. However, anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) due diligence can often be overlooked. In this briefing, DLA sets out why ABC due diligence is necessary and what should be done.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 09 April 2015 | Practice Area: Financial Crime and Fraud
Risk, and conduct risk in particular, is high on the corporate agenda. This report, which examines the definition and management of legal risk in large corporates, is based on interviews with 34 senior in-house lawyers and compliance staff in large corporates and similarly complex organisations.
Law Firm: UCL Centre for Ethics and Law | Published: 02 April 2015 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance
The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks 2007 comes into force on 14 April. When the Convention applies, it will impose strict liability and insurance obligations on the registered owners of all ships that become or cause wrecks. This A&O briefing sets out what you need to know.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 31 March 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance
The UK Government’s Modern Slavery Bill is intended to "stamp out modern slavery". Modern slavery is considered to be a complex crime, encompassing human trafficking, slavery, forced labour and domestic servitude. This briefing looks at what the Bill will do and what companies must do in response.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 25 March 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
The legal services market is now several years into a period of fundamental change, but the true impact is only now starting to be felt. This report sets out a vision of what the landscape for lawyers and law firms will look like in future, to help you prepare for work and life in this new world.
Law Firm: Lawyers On Demand | Published: 25 March 2015 | Practice Area: Career development
3D printing is becoming an increasingly versatile and commercially attractive tool, and retailers will have to reassess their place in a world where businesses can manufacture products more cheaply and consumers could soon be manufacturing goods at home, as Eversheds explains.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 20 March 2015 | Practice Area: Copyright
A recent High Court case serves as the latest reminder that even where the parties intend to enter into a formal written contract, they can become bound by the contract even before it is signed. This briefing takes a look at the relevant case law.
Law Firm: Excello Law | Published: 19 March 2015 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
Britain’s manufacturers have enjoyed a relatively strong start to 2015, with confidence for the rest of the year being translated into continued intentions by manufacturers to recruit and invest, according to a major survey produced by manufacturers' organisation EEF and DLA Piper.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 13 March 2015 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
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