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Plans to open a new court in London to specialise in resolving cases concerning cyber crime, fraud, and economic crime have been welcomed by legal experts, who believe the move reflects the scale of cyber-related crime businesses are dealing with. 06 Jul 2018
The growing use of social media could be a factor behind the 39% rise in the number of defamation claims brought before the courts in London that has been recorded, a media law expert has said. 27 Jun 2018
e-Borders £200+ million arbitration award set aside in its entirety for "serious irregularity" and fresh hearing ordered.
This report was updated in October 2013
Businesses and outsourcing suppliers often face problems that cause commercial harm but are not serious enough to merit using contractual remedies, which are usually confined to damages claims or contract termination.
IT claims relating to contracts are generally brought in the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court. The Queen's Bench Division has established a special court to deal specifically with disputes involving highly technical matters; namely, the Technology...
AstraZeneca UK Limited v International Business Machines Corporation  EWHC 306 (TCC)
Playup Interactive Entertainment (UK) Pty Limited v Givemefootball Limited
The UK's accountancy watchdog has lodged formal complaints against two former senior executives of Autonomy, the UK software company, and two of the company's former accountants. 05 Jun 2018
ANALYSIS: A recent ruling by the Court of Session in Edinburgh has provided guidance on how the UK government model IT services contract should be operated and interpreted, as well as for independent experts in preparing their reports. 30 May 2018
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