Company, Consumer, and Contract

General counsel influence is rising, new research finds

Businesses recognise the importance of in-house advice, says Law Society chie

19 May 2016

How useful are DPAs to 
the defendant?

Deferred prosecution agreements can reduce costs and potentially lead to further prosecutions, but for companies they have few advantages over a guilty plea, writes Be

17 May 2016

Remedies in the Consumer Rights Act 2015

In the second of a series of articles on the new consumer rights legislation, Professor Chris Willett discusses the remedies available when goods and digital content do not conform to th

13 May 2016

New ‘failure to prevent’ offences in corruption crackdown

Lawyers react to government plans on extending scope of economi

12 May 2016

Dentons to launch world’s largest legal referral network

Nextlaw Global Referral Network to focus on 90 per cent of the lega

11 May 2016

Cost of business regulation yet to peak as budgets keep rising

Boards fear reputational risk and threat of corporate fines, researc

11 May 2016

The death knell for non-competes?

The issues raised by the government's consultation on non-compete clauses hindering innovation are more nuanced than might be thought, writes Daniel Oudker

10 May 2016

Timeshare owners take members club to High Court over ‘skimming off’ claims

Test case may provoke 'long-overdue shake up in opaque world of timeshare exchange companies', says Edwin Co

09 May 2016

Double standards for design

Parties to construction contracts must pay careful attention to the wording of warranties, warns Chri

04 May 2016