In this issue we look at limitation of liability - breaking limit - scuttling, whether payment of hire a condition, cruise ship - negligent repairs - liquidated damage..
There is a strong possibility the Chancellor is set to announce in the Autumn Statement on 23rd November that with effect from that date it will no longer be possible ..
Friday 7 October 2016 saw the Court publish its decision in the case of Lock and another v British Gas Trading, upholding the EAT's decision.
On 12 October 2016 the FCA issued a Final Notice against Sonali Bank (UK) Limited. The Notice is a timely reminder for authorised firms that weak financial crime contr..
Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised Tractebel on its acquisition of a 70 percent stake in RED Engineering, a company which designs mechanical, electrical and p..
The Beijing Intellectual Property Court recently handed down a decision in favour of the famous American department store, Macy’s West Stores, in an unfair competition..
This edition of snapshot summarises some of the key legal and regulatory developments that occurred up to the end of September 2016 in relation to occupational pension..
Sheltering under the eaves of the Finance Bill 2016 are various changes to the way in which profits from trading in UK land are taxed. This bumper edition (I’m feeling..
Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised easyHotel plc on its secondary fundraising, securing £38 million to fund expansion across the UK and Europe.
What effect will the recent Brexit vote in the UK have on the ability of parties to enforce their English court judgments or arbitral awards in the EU?
Coverage this month includes: the European Commission report on the E-Privacy Direct consultation, model clauses released by the Singapore regulator, and changes to Wh..
In a joint briefing with Washington-based sanctions experts, Inle Advisory and Kroll, our leading Myanmar practice assesses the impact of the future lifting of US sanc..
Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has announced that it will retain 77% of its trainees who qualified in September 2016. Seven of the nine qualifying trainees were offer..
If you want a knock off replica Eames chair you have less than six months to pick it up, otherwise you will have to wait until 2048.
The cultural battle continues over the Elgin marbles, one of the finest collections of classical art.
An unusual art authenticity case has come to an end, pending any future appeal. The US Federal Court in Chicago has ruled that Peter Doig, whose paintings have earned ..
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