Monthly Archives: September 2016

ENGLISH LAW CONTRACTS POST-BREXIT: WHAT CHANGES SHOULD COMMERCIAL PARTIES EXPECT?

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog The core principles of English contract law, such as interpretation of contracts and remedies for breach, will not be affected by Brexit and the key attractions of English law will remain. Brexit … Continue reading

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HAGUE CONVENTION ON CHOICE OF COURT AGREEMENTS WILL APPLY TO SINGAPORE FROM 1 OCTOBER 2016

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog The Convention aims to increase the effectiveness of jurisdiction clauses and make judgments obtained under those clauses easier to enforce. Currently the Convention applies only as between Mexico and the EU member … Continue reading

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COUNSEL’S OPINION SOUGHT BY UK IP GROUPS IN RELATION TO THE UPC AND BREXIT

Counsel's Opinion sought by UK IP groups on the possibilities for the UK to continue to participate in the unitary patent and Unified Patent Court post Brexit now released Shortly after the Brexit referendum, the Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (IPLA), … Continue reading

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Implications for the insurance sector

The House of Commons Treasury Select Committee (TSC) has launched an inquiry into EU regulation of insurance.  The inquiry will allow the TSC to look at the case for retaining, losing or adapting Solvency II in a post-Brexit world.  Its Chairman, Andrew … Continue reading

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Brexit – Implications for insurance intermediaries

The post below was first published on our Insurance blog Following the UK referendum on EU membership, businesses have no alternative but to prepare for the UK’s exit from the EU. Our “at a glance” guide highlights over two pages some key … Continue reading

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