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By Ronald Graham, Richard Bursby, Edward Story
Your latest instalment of articles and opinion from across the Hospitality sector.
By Amy Patterson
The liquidators of two companies wound up in the Cayman Islands (SICL and SHL) sought disclosure of documents relating to those companies from PwC in Bermuda
By Nick Moser, Georgina Jones
The UK Court of Appeal recently confirmed that lawyers (Decherts) could no longer act for a company (Avonwick). Our views on the first instance decision can be found here.
By Neil Smyth
The insolvency legislation contains an unusual provision pursuant to section 375(1) of the Insolvency Act 1986 enabling the court to review its own decision.
By Neil Smyth
Husband and wife petitioned for divorce in 2008. In January 2009, a statutory demand was served on the husband and a bankruptcy petition was presented in March 2009.
By Tim Strong
It looks as though 2017 will be another busy year in the corporate crime world, with potentially major implications for individuals and corporates alike.
By Tom Carl
When an opposed trade mark is held to be similar to an earlier mark, and to cover both identical and similar goods or services, that mark will usually be rejected in relation to all those goods or services, on the grounds that there is a likelihood of confusion.
By David McCluskey, Laura Manson
Earlier this month, the court approved the SFO's third and largest ever Deferred Prosecution Agreement (‘DPA'), which will require Rolls Royce Plc to pay over £600 million in fines and costs to various agencies.
By Taylor Wessing
The year ahead is already looking like it will prove to be both interesting and challenging for those detecting, preventing and responding to corporate crime.
By Belinda Lavin
In a case before the General Court, the court had to decide whether two curved lines in the shape of a ‘C' above lacked distinctiveness on the basis of representing an outline of an oval-shaped pharmaceutical pill, and for being too simple.
By Christopher Benson, Jo Joyce
Judge Hacon's decision in a fairly classic unregistered design right case has offered some interesting commentary on the law relating to unregistered design rights and how parties should go about litigating them.
By Christopher Benson
A number of articles in this edition of Brands Update look at the question of distinctiveness.
By Taylor Wessing
The Serious Fraud Office (‘SFO') obtained a Property Freezing Order (‘PFO') in respect of over £4 million credited to a UK bank account, which constituted the proceeds of sale of 800,000 shares in a Canadian oil and petroleum corporation (GEI).
By Anaëlle Jestin, Christopher Benson
In November 2016, in a dispute involving, on the one hand, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and, on the other hand...
By Taylor Wessing
"Maxwellisation", the process by which a person (actual or legal) who is the subject of criticism in a public inquiry is given an opportunity to make representations, has become a controversial topic.
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