Contracts with 'no oral variation' clauses can "in principle" be varied orally, says Court of Appeal24 May 2016
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.
BREXIT: financial firms would face 'costly upheaval' should UK vote to leave EU, says Treasury 24 May 2016
UK financial firms would have to begin putting arrangements in place to deal with the impact of a 'Brexit' vote before the final nature of the UK's new trading relationship with the rest of the EU was known, according to a new Treasury report.
Extend Scottish bribery self-reporting regime to cover other corporate crimes, expert says 24 May 2016
Scottish authorities should consider extending the self-reporting regime for businesses that uncover evidence of bribery to cover other corporate crimes when the time comes to review the scheme next month, an expert has said.
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- Contracts with 'no oral variation' clauses can "in principle" be varied orally, says Court of Appeal 24 May 2016
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- BREXIT: financial firms would face 'costly upheaval' should UK vote to leave EU, says Treasury 24 May 2016
- Extend Scottish bribery self-reporting regime to cover other corporate crimes, expert says 24 May 2016
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