Arnold & Porter
Beatriz San Martin talks about the challenges life sciences companies face today when navigating patent protection. Companies are coming up against concerns about when to file patents;
In Power v Bernard Hastie & Company Ltd & Ors  EWHC 1927 (QB), the High Court has clarified that a beneficiary's right to apply for further damages under a PDO passes...
In Autumn 2022, the first wave of changes under the Charities Act 2022 are due to come into effect. Amongst these changes will be certain amendments to the ex gratia regime.
In the recent case of AIC Ltd v Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria  UKSC 16, the UKSC considered an issue of wide-ranging relevance in civil proceedings: by what process and in accordance...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
Shepherd and Wedderburn is bolstering its top-ranked rural team with the addition of six lawyers including accredited agricultural law specialists Petra Grunenberg and Ellen Eunson.
One of the key topics that dominate any conversation about family businesses is succession. I'm often asked as an advisor what does succession usually look like in a family business?
This article describes a valuation methodology for calculating the contribution that an entire portfolio makes to the overall value of the company...
In a recent and novel decision, the Commercial Court ruled that where a Claimant had multiple commercial litigation funders, one alone should be jointly and severally liable with the Claimant...
The UK Government published the AI Regulation Policy Paper on 18 July 2022.
In the recent case of Gemalto Holding BV & Ors v Infineon Technologies Ag & Ors  EWCA Civ 782, the Court of Appeal held that the correct approach to postponing...
Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP
Nuclear fusion has long been heralded as a safe, efficient, low-carbon source of energy, which uses starting materials which are abundant on Earth.
Let's Have A Conversation About… Performance (Podcast)
The pandemic required many people's personal and working lives to co-exist in a way they never had before. Caring responsibilities had to be accommodated alongside working life...
Harrison Drury Solicitors
As family lawyers, we are frequently contacted by individuals going through separation and divorce who are concerned that if they leave the family home it may have an impact on their legal rights
The Charities Act 2022 was passed on 24 February 2022 but some of its provisions remain in abeyance until commencement is ordered by secondary legislation.
Earlier this month, the British Business Bank outlined the key terms of a new iteration of the Recovery Loan Scheme intended to help smaller UK businesses in their battle against rising costs in the current economic climate.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Dr. Angelika Hellweger of financial crime specialists Rahman Ravelli comments on the crackdown on products being misrepresented as "eco-friendly" in the fashion industry.
Manufacturers and importers of plastic packaging face a new green tax.
Companies seeking investment or sale should review IR35 processes and revisit checklists as HMRC ramps up its new regime...
Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors
The child support system has had a troubled history, now covering some thirty years.