Monthly Archives: March 2017

Article published – Choice of law and jurisdiction post-Brexit: business as usual so far?

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog Recent reports from Parliament have identified the problems and risks that could arise post-Brexit if the current rules on choice of law and jurisdiction no longer apply, and there are no acceptable replacements negotiated. But are … Continue reading

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Filed under Contract, Disputes

EXITING THE EU – THE DIE IS CAST

On Wednesday 29 March 2017 the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, gave notice under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) ("Article 50") of the UK’s intention to leave the EU. This means, almost certainly, that two years … Continue reading

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Filed under Article 50, UK-EU negotiations

HELPING FMCG BUSINESSES PLAN FOR A POST-BREXIT FUTURE

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog Businesses with interwoven supply chains across the EU and beyond have already felt the effects of a weaker pound, with increasing costs of sourcing raw materials and packaging leaving some organisations … Continue reading

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Filed under Consumer, Intellectual property

Brexit—the future of state-to-state, investor-state and domestic dispute resolution

The post below was first published on our PIL blog The Brexit White Paper The much-anticipated Brexit White Paper, ‘The United Kingdom’s exit from and new partnership with the European Union’, was published on 2 February 2017. This post focuses on a … Continue reading

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Filed under Arbitration, Disputes, Public international law, Trade

LAW CATCHES UP WITH FREE TV STREAMING SITES

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog ITV & Others v TVCatchup: CJEU Rules S.73 CDPA defence not applicable to online streaming of live broadcasts. The CJEU has issued its ruling on the latest question referred to it … Continue reading

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Filed under Intellectual property, TMT