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FOCUS: Retailers and other organisations must be conscious of the potential conditions endured by workers in their supply chains, whether those supply chains are located in overseas jurisdictions or here in the UK. 01 Jul 2016
Iran has asked for input on possible revisions to a model contract for oil deals, Le Figaro has reported. 02 Jun 2016
Commercial organisations subject to the 2015 Modern Slavery Act ('the Act') must report annually on the steps that they have taken during the financial year to ensure that slavery and human trafficking are not taking place in their own business or in their...
Many private sector organisations are using competitive tenders to procure goods and services or award significant contracts. Competitive tenders can be used to maintain a competitive edge and drive a better commercial deal.
This is one of a series of guides on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, litigation and competition considerations.
This guide was last updated in August 2011.
If the assets of a company are taken over or the company merges with another, this will affect its legal identity. When this happens, any contracts which that company is a party to will need to be adjusted so that any rights and obligations it has will transfer...
Automotive manufacturers selling vehicles in China are subject to strict rules governing product safety and must follow procedures set by a regulator when undertaking recalls. Manufacturers face financial losses, regulatory fines and significant reputational...
Clauses in commercial contracts preventing variation other than in writing are "in principle" unenforceable, given that parties to such contracts generally have the freedom to agree to vary whatever terms they choose, according to three senior judges. 24 May 2016
Where a party is already in breach of a contract, that breach may justify termination of the contract even if not relied upon by the other party in its notice of termination, the High Court has ruled. 19 Jan 2016
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