Little things indeed – all those clauses tucked away at the end of a typical commercial contract, dealing with a miscellany of circumstances. They don’t always receive the attention they deserve – one such is the humble force majeure clause. A couple of recent cases show that they are not perhaps so useful as you might have thought – and how a few tweaks can make them more effective.Read more
Now the dust is settling on the GDPR, and our Inboxes are recovering from the avalanche of consent requests, now is the time to consider some other aspects of EU Law – so I have put up a note on dispute resolution in commercial contracts in the light of Brexit. Have a look at the note here.
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