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septiembre 2019

Cryptoassets – Regulation and Risk. Plus Ca Change?

Cryptoassets – Regulation and Risk. Plus Ca Change?

Cryptoassets – Exchange tokens, utility tokens and security tokens: What are they? How do they work? Are they safe? How do I know they are safe? Are c ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: A “Heads Up” on Heads of Terms

Real Estate Tip of the Week: A “Heads Up” on Heads of Terms

Heads of terms (“HOTs”) are commonly produced at the outset of property transactions. They often set out the parties’ agreement in principle on key co ...

Connectivity: 5G

Connectivity: 5G

Tim Ryan is a Partner and Head of Technology at international law firm DAC Beachcroft.  He considers the impact of the 5G revolution for the health se ...

New DHSC Consultation on Annual Allowance

New DHSC Consultation on Annual Allowance

The DHSC has responded to continuing concerns about how the operation of the tapered annual allowance is affecting the delivery of NHS services, by la ...

When to notify deaths to the Coroner: New legal framework from 1st October

When to notify deaths to the Coroner: New legal framework from 1st October

It has been a long time coming, but doctors are finally about to have a clearer legal steer on when they should be reporting deaths to the Coroner. ‘T ...

Government responds to the paper published by the Science and Technology Committee on Japanese Knotweed and the Built Environment

Government responds to the paper published by the Science and Technology Committee on Japanese Knotweed and the Built Environment

Following the Committee’s paper of 16 May 2019, the Government has welcomed the Committee’s findings, agreeing that Japanese knotweed (“JK”) may have ...

It's All In The Timing: Bringing claims under SPA tax indemnities and W&I insurance - A review of the decision in Minera v Glencore

It's All In The Timing: Bringing claims under SPA tax indemnities and W&I insurance - A review of the decision in Minera v Glencore

In this article, we comment on issues arising in claims for tax losses under SPAs and W&I policies and focus on one of the issues the subject of t ...

Liquidated Damages: A useful tool, but treat with caution...

Liquidated Damages: A useful tool, but treat with caution...

Liquidated damages clauses are a common feature in technology contracts. However, whilst they can be a useful tool, it's important they are treated wi ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Beware of Interim Rent Pitfalls

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Beware of Interim Rent Pitfalls

In cases where market rents have fallen below the current passing rent, it is essential for landlords to consider the implications of interim rent whe ...

Should an organisation be liable for injuries suffered by a volunteer acting contrary to an express instruction?

Should an organisation be liable for injuries suffered by a volunteer acting contrary to an express instruction?

The question of whether an organisation should be liable for injuries suffered by a volunteer, a competent handyman, who fell from a roof and died whi ...