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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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We caught up with our experts following this year’s brands event for a look at how you can make the most of your brand and how to bring your business to world acclaim.
Watch this highlights video for a glimpse into our event, covering social media and how you can harness it’s power and avoid common pitfalls, what branding can deliver for your business and what you can do to keep your brand protected, as well as some key learnings from some epic brand battles and how you can apply these cases to your business.
The full talks of the day are published to SoundCloud, ready for you to listen again and share with your teams.

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The current SMCR regime applies to banks, building societies, credit unions and PRA-designated investment firms. However in May 2016, legislation was passed requiring the FCA to implement an extension to this regime, applying the SM&CR to a far wider category of financial services firms.

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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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