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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the tort of malicious falsehood. Unlike a claim for defamation, there is no requirement in a claim for...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
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Co-operative and community benefit societiesWhat is a co-operative or community benefit society?A co-operative society or community benefit society...
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19th May
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Information society services and e-commerceIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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19th May
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Rome II—application and interpretationThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
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CE-File—introduction to electronic filing in the Rolls Building and other courtsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and...
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19th May
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Claiming damages—tort and contract claims comparedThis Practice Note serves as a quick reference guide for practitioners comparing the law of damages...
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19th May
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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...
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19th May
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This Practice Note describes and explains the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) process and covers:•Application of the UDRP•Purpose...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 19th May
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The internet and, in particular, social media is a high risk area for defamation litigation. Content posted on blogs, internet forums, online...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
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For the purposes of copyright law the term 'film' means a recording, on any medium, from which a moving image may by any means be produced. A...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Ruback of Bristows and Jake Palmer of Bristows 19th May
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
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Although its popularity has declined in recent years in favour of permissive licences such as MIT, a significant amount of software remains licensed...
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19th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Sharpe of Orange Business Services 19th May
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This Practice Note examines the law and regulation that applies to operating prize promotions, including prize competitions and free prize draws. It...
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19th May

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When is it lawful to link to other websites?Linking and copyright protectionWebsite owners and those using the Internet commonly now link either to...
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5th Jun
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What do I need to know about ICANN's new gTLD program?What is happening?The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) oversees...
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5th Jun
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If a company has a website only for information regarding its products, and so does not seek or obtain any information from any individual visiting...
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5th Jun
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IP and online retailIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Cumming and Vishal Dattani of Appleyard Lees 5th Jun
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Is there a risk that if a contract was signed by electronic means and it does not have a counterpart clause, that it could be argued that the contract...
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5th Jun
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Website design and developmentThis Practice Note looks at the main legal and commercial issues when engaging a third party to design and build a new...
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5th Jun
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What is an API?An application programming interface (API) is a source-code based interface used by applications (more particularly, software...
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5th Jun
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Do you have a definition of 'material conformance' in relation to a software agreement?‘Conformance’ to a specification in a software agreement is...
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5th Jun
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Do you have a disclaimer which deals with the use of a mobile application?We do not have a disclaimer for use specifically in relation to a mobile...
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5th Jun
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Digital Economy Act 2010 and website blocking [Archived]ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the Digital Economy Act 2010 and...
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5th Jun
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What are the changes for distance selling under the Consumer Rights Directive?I sell goods online, what is the Consumer Rights Directive?The Consumer...
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5th Jun
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What does the 'Consumer Rights Act: Digital Content Guidance for Business' say?Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) received Royal Assent on 26 March...
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5th Jun
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Metatags and Google AdWordsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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Produced in partnership with Penningtons Manches Cooper 5th Jun
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Does the 'In-house lawyers: website compliance checklist for trading with consumers' apply to a consultancy practice that does not engage in distance...
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5th Jun
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Domains and domain names—United Kingdom—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to domains and domain names in United...
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5th Jun
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Domains and domain names—Japan—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to domains and domain names in Japan published...
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5th Jun
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What practical steps should be taken to comply with the VAT rules of electronically supplied services?Overview of the new regimeSince 1 January 2015,...
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5th Jun
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CookiesThis Practice Note examines the law on the use of cookies and similar technologies in the UK, and covers the following:•Types of cookies and...
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5th Jun
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Domains and domain names—Belgium—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to domains and domain names in Belgium...
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5th Jun
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What are the key considerations when setting up an online business-to-consumer (B2C) business?In answering this Q&A, we have assumed for the purposes...
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5th Jun

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