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Signing contractual documents in Scotland to become easier from next month

Changes to the rules governing how documents in Scotland may be signed in order for them to have legal effect will make it easier for parties in different locations to complete transactions, an expert has said. 12 Jun 2015

Commercial Court: shareholders' agreement did not impose duties on company director

Those drafting commercial contracts must be aware that company directors will not necessarily be subject to the same duties as the companies that they represent following a recent commercial court decision, a litigation expert has said. 27 Feb 2015

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Berlin court's Apple ruling highlights issue facing UK and US businesses operating in Germany, says expert

A ruling by a court in Berlin shows that businesses cannot always rely on the original terms and conditions of warranties they offer elsewhere in the world when seeking to provide goods and services to consumers in Germany, an expert has said. 23 Jan 2015

English language contract deemed void by Indonesian court

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