‘Light-touch’ changes have been made to the new The LCIA Rules 2020 in force from 1 October 2020

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The LCIA has published a new set of LCIA Arbitration Rules, which are due to take effect on 1 October 2020. In this article we provide a brief overview of some of the key changes to the current framework and explain what this means for parties who will be ...

01 October 2020

English Commercial Court confirms that legal advice privilege applies to foreign lawyers including those who work in-house

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In an important judgment for businesses with legal teams based across a number of jurisdictions the English Commercial Court in PJSC Tatneft v Bogolyubov & Ors [2020] EWHC 2437 (Comm), has held that legal advice privilege under English law extends to ...

24 September 2020

UK: English High Court provides welcome guidance for policyholders in FCA Business Interruption Insurance test case

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On Tuesday 15 September, the English High Court published its highly anticipated judgment in the FCA's expedited business interruption insurance test case, The Financial Conduct Authority v Arch and Others [2020] EWHC 2448 (Comm). Lord Justice Flaux and Mr ...

16 September 2020

Reports of Trade Mark Cases for CIPA August 2020

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In this month's report, we report on the General Court’s decision on genuine use in Diesel SpA v EUIPO; Sprinter megacentros del deporte, SL (T-615/18) and discuss AG Hogan’s opinion on the similarity between online marketplace services and retail services in ...

01 September 2020

UK Supreme Court rules on FRAND approach in Unwired Planet and Conversant

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The long awaited decision from the UK Supreme Court was handed down on 26 August 2020. Lord Hodge gave the summary of the judgment by video: it can be seen here . A 54 page judgment has been handed down.

26 August 2020