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Damages for Breach of Contract in English Law

  April 12, 2017     By Summerfield Browne Solicitors
Where parties are in a litigation dispute relating to breach of contract, it is important to assess the nature of any damages which might be...

Preparing a Company or Business for Sale in the UK

  March 30, 2017     By Dixcart Legal Limited
People often say they are selling [a business] but do not know how the transaction is to be structured, e.g. by selling the shares in the...

Evicting Tenants for Non-Payment: English and italian Procedure

  March 1, 2017     By KM Legal Net
Eviction is a process that allows a landlord to lawfully remove a tenant from the leased premises. Most of the time eviction proceeding can be a...

Enforcement of Italian Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters in England and Italy

  January 30, 2017     By KM Legal Net
If you have got an Italian or English judgment concerning civil and commercial matters but the defendant/debtor fails to comply with it and...

Cybersecurity: The Italian Paradise for Hackers

The current and rising spread of cloud computing, social media, wireless connectivity, e-commerce and big data is showing every day more and...

Data Retention and National Law: Privacy over Public Security in the EU

The ECJ ruling in Joined Cases C-203/15 and C-698/15 Tele2 and Watson. The ECJ’s recent judgment in the important cases C-203/15 and C-698/15...

Express Grounds for Terminating Commercial Contracts in the UK

If you want to terminate a commercial contract then the starting point is to see whether the contract includes any express right to terminate it.

Subrogation in Loan Agreements Under Italian Law

Subrogation in loan agreements (“surroga del mutuo” or “portabilitŕ del mutuo”) is an innovation introduced in Italy by the Budget Law of 2008,...

What You Need to Know About Franchise Agreements in Italy

Franchise can be a wonderful approach to achieving success in life, as for many people owning a franchise can be a less risky alternative to a...

Formation of a Business Contract in England - Offer, Invitation to Treat and Acceptance

Contracts often become the centre of commercial disputes. The five necessary key components of a legally enforceable contract are offer,...

Setting Up a Company in Italy

Doing Business in Italy - It should be noted that there are subtle differences compared to other countries and it is important that these are...

Limitation of Seller's Liability under Commercial Warranties and Indemnities in the UK

If you are selling a business then you should ensure that you minimize any ongoing commercial liability by limiting or excluding liability under...

EU Referendum: The Votes Are In, What Now?

It’s been a whole full working day and a weekend since the UK (well, just over half of those who turned out to vote) decided the UK should leave...

New EU Regulation Regarding Data Protection

A new EU regulation regarding data protection came into force on 24 May 2016 and, following a two year transition period, it will apply to all...

English Companies: Memorandum and Articles of Association

SPEEDREAD: A quick guide to the purpose and effect of a private limited company’s Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association, and how...

What are the Different Classes of Shares in a UK Commercial Business

Are you considering offering shares to someone else such as an employee? If so you might want to consider offering them different classes of...

UK Competition Law Compliance Checklist

A brief overview of the main principles of competition law and what is prohibited, followed by a quick checklist of actions that businesses can...

A Short Guide to Agency Agreements in the UK and Europe

A very brief look at some of the headline issues involved when entering into Agency Agreements – both for trade within the UK and within Europe.

Patent Infringement – Initial Considerations in Defending a Claim in the UK

Are you being threatened with a patent infringement claim in the UK? If so, we consider how to respond to such a claim including analysing...

Termination of Commercial Contracts in the UK

Do you have an Exit Strategy in the event that a Commercial Contract does not work out for You or Your Business?

Canadian Business Ownership and LMIA Exempt Work Permits

  By Sterling
Options for obtaining a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) or LMIA exempt work permit.

Canadian Startup Visa v UK Tier 1 Entrepreneur

  By Sterling
Canada and UK are frequently cited as being among the most desirable countries where an entrepreneur would want to start a business.

Choosing the Right Canadian Immigration Consultant.

  By Sterling
The Canadian immigration process is complex and daunting. Canada has 10 provinces and 3 territories. Each Province and Territory has its own...

Conjugal Partner Visa in Canada

  By Sterling
Unlike the United Kingdom, Canada does not have a fiance visa immigration category. Canada immigration is limited to the spouse visa category...

Who Can Represent Me With a Canadian Immigration Application?

  By Sterling
There are hundreds of unauthorized agencies offering Canadian Immigration Services in the United Kingdom, India, China and elsewhere. Many of...

Why You Should Hire a Canadian Immigration Lawyer

  By Sterling
Many clients feel confident enough to prepare their own applications after reading through the Canadian immigration rules online or by having a...

British Columbia’s New Entrepreneur Immigration Program

  By Sterling
A recent change to Canadian immigration law took place in the province of British Columbia (BC) with the creation of the Entrepreneur...

Transferring Shares in Corporate Companies in the UK

Transferring Shares in a Corporate Company is a key benefit of being a shareholder and owner of a Company. It is important to ensure that you...

Corporate Shareholder Agreements in the UK – Strategic Considerations

Corporate Shareholder Agreements are a vital component of any collaboration and/ or investment and it is important to evaluate the strategic...

Corporate Shareholder Agreements in the UK – Practical Considerations

If you are considering a Corporate Collaboration then you will need to consider agreeing a Shareholders Agreement. Knowing what terms to...

UK Shareholder Litigation Claim for Unfair Prejudice

The rights of shareholders are not limited to rights in a shareholders agreement. Shareholders also have statutory rights including rights as a...

UK Litigation Settlement Agreement and Release

It is important to consider settling a Litigation claim at any stage in the proceedings. Litigation claims can be settled using a Settlement...

Commercial Matters to Consider in Setting up a Corporate Joint Venture in the UK

The chances of setting up a successful corporate joint venture in the UK are enhanced if you evaluate all the key issues well in advance of...

UK Corporate Contracts: Authority

In certain circumstances a corporate contract may not be enforceable where the other party executing the contract lacks authority.

Heads of Terms in Commercial Transactions

Ensuring that you are aware of what to include in Heads of Terms in Commercial Transactions and which clauses should be Legally Binding will...

UK Litigation Claim – Pre-action Protocol

In the UK prior to issuing a Litigation claim you should follow the relevant Pre-action Protocol. If you issue Litigation proceedings without...

The Endgame: Enforcing a US Judgement in the UKT

British-American trade is worth $214 billion, and is continuing to grow despite challenging economic conditions. Often disputes arise, and as a...

UK Consumer Rights Act 2015 – Key Changes for Sale of Goods

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 has recently been implemented in the UK. The Act provides for key changes in relation to consumer rights relating...

UK Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 is being implemented in the UK.

Patent Infringement – Considerations in Determining if There Is Infringement in the UK

Protecting inventions can be a key component in building a successful business. Practical considerations in evaluating a potential patent...

Have you Considered Registering a Patent? Here are Some Practical Tips to Consider Before Registering a Patent

Registering a patent can be complex, expensive and can take many years. Below we evaluate what you should be considering before applying to...

What Constitutes Passing Off Alternatively Known as Unregistered Trade Mark Infringement?

Are you aware that even if you have not registered a trade mark, you may still be able to enforce rights in your trading name or brand name and...

Trade Mark Infringement – Assessing the Merits of a Claim for Infringement in the UK

Brand identity and protecting it from abuse is key to the success of any business. Guidance on evaluating whether a registered trade mark has...

What May Happen if you Breach your Director’s Duties?

If you are a company director you have certain duties which are owed to the company. What happens if you breach those duties?

Useful Tips on Registering Trade Marks in the UK

Protecting your business brand identity is very important. This article analyses the legal grounds upon which a trade mark can be registered and...

House Move Gone Wrong - Suing My Conveyancer

Moving home is a stressful experience at the best of times. Luckily you can entrust your conveyancing solicitor to sort all legal aspects –...

What are Directors Duties?

Are you the Director of an English Company? If so you owe certain duties to the Company and if you do not comply with them then you are at risk...

Worried about Employees Taking Advantage of Your Business?

Employers should be aware that terms may be implied into an employment contract in circumstances where there are no equivalent express terms...

How to Protect Your Business from Exploitation by Employees

Are you concerned that some of your key employees have knowledge about your business which could in certain circumstances, if such information...

Construction Industry in the UK Lost 1.1 Billion

Propelled by the government’s investment in property, the construction industry is a leading section for the UK economy. In an industry where...



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