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the latest developments in contract law for in house lawyers - hear from Richard Nicholas

7 October 2016

Hear from commercial and technology lawyer, Richard Nicholas, to find out how Brexit affects commercial contracts – what is speculation and what you need to do right now in long term contracts to prepare for unforeseen events resulting from Brexit.

Not all that’s new is Brexit-related - Richard covers the new eIDAS regulation and, finally, some contract terms and changes in recent case law. Feel free to skip to the section you’d like to watch using the time codes below.

  • 00:42 - Brexit and dealing with long term contracts
  • 02:31 - Digital signatures – the eIDAS regulation
  • 03:37 - No variation clauses – Globe Motors v RW Lucas CA 2016 and MWB v Rock Advertising CA 2016

Take a look at Richard’s presentation from the in house lawyer forum in September 2016 and find out more about our checker service for in house lawyers.

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Brexit resources

General elections – the role of the Acting Returning Officer

If the news is anything to go by, we are likely to have our third UK Parliamentary Election in five years soon.

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Brexit resources

Brexit: data protection law and local authorities?

The political situation in Westminster continues to evolve and it is unclear what will happen on October 31st – in particular whether we will remain, leave, or whether there will be a transitional arrangement to bridge the gap?

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Brexit resources

What does no-deal Brexit mean for public procurement?

The UK has been immersed in negotiations to unravel the UK from EU law by the Brexit day on 31 March 2019.

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Brexit resources

Contract drafting and Brexit: considerations for local authorities

As Brexit Day inches closer there are many things for local authorities to consider. One of which is whether contracts already in place or currently being negotiated will still be accurate or support council business after Brexit.

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The opinions expressed on this video are provided for the purposes of general interest and information and should not be relied upon. They contain only summaries of aspects of the subject matter at the time of publishing and do not provide comprehensive statements of the law. They do not constitute legal advice and do not provide a substitute for it. So why not talk to us and seek advice that's tailored to you? You can look up one of our experts on this website or call on 0370 270 6000.

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