The 'no' vote in the Scottish independence referendum removes some uncertainty from Scotland's political and economic landscape, but the narrow margin of the vote and the resulting political fallout will have implications for property occupiers, developers and investors, as Eversheds reports.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 19 September 2014 | Practice Area: Central Government
The EU last week published further sanctions against Russia, following agreement between the EU and the US that additional measures were required to respond to, what the EU and US view as, Russia’s continued efforts to destabilise the Ukraine. Eversheds looks at the details.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 16 September 2014 | Practice Area: Cross Border
The use of time bar clauses in standard form engineering, procurement and construction contracts is common. But how effective a tool are such clauses for managing contractors’ claims for extensions of time and additional payment, and what challenges will there be in enforcing a time bar clause?
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 05 September 2014 | Practice Area: Construction
With the 'yes' and 'no' campaigns heading to their final stages and TV debates between politicians well underway, the question of whether Scotland will vote for independence in two weeks' time is looming large. Eversheds looks at the legal implications, with a focus on employment law issues.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 04 September 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
In recent years the issue of good faith has been under the spotlight - this Eversheds article examines what good faith means in English law in light of recent case law, and assesses the implications for the construction and engineering industries.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 02 September 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation
The recent case of Fujitsu Services v IBM UK is about one party’s efforts to defeat a clearly worded exclusion clause. It highlights the courts’ willingness to implement a clearly drafted contract, even if it underlines the bad bargain one party has potentially entered into, as Eversheds reports...view abstract
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 29 August 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation
The Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme is the UK Government’s implementation of a requirement of the Energy Efficiency Directive regarding energy audits, and requires energy assessments to be carried out every four years for large businesses. Eversheds sets out the key points to be aware of.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 21 August 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
On 8 August the World Health Organisation categorised the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. The potential impact of this epidemic is of interest to all multinational corporations with a presence in Africa, as Eversheds explains.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 20 August 2014 | Practice Area: Construction
Eversheds reports on the case of Proton Energy Group v Public Company Orlen Lietuva, which highlights the importance of ensuring any communications made during negotiations are clearly drafted and truly reflect a party's intentions.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 13 August 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation
When contemplating an international transaction, companies need to be aware of the potential risks, costs and delay resulting from merger control rules. This Eversheds report acts as a quick reference guide to merger control in 26 key jurisdictions across the world.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 08 August 2014 | Practice Area: Merger Control
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