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What are the circumstances in which acting in breach of EU sanctions will kill a claim?

By Chris Whitehouse on 23/04/2019

An Iranian oil company was defrauded in a failed attempt to circumvent EU sanctions - does its claim survive the Patel v Mirza illegality test?

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Collaboration

By Gareth Stephenson on 07/04/2019

In-house counsel clearly recognise the benefits of collaboration, including by being members of various networks and organisations that put collaboration at the heart of their offering.

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Drafting a contract?

By Rebecca Birkby on 11/03/2019

Beware the well-intentioned but unenforceable agreement to agree.

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Are your internal settlement discussions confidential?

By Suzan Kurdi on 04/03/2019

Clients who believe that their internal "confidential" discussions to settle a case will always remain within their company's four walls are in for a shock.

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A perspective on leadership: part two

By Anthony Inglese on 25/02/2019

There are also more specific aspects of leadership which a person in charge of an in-house legal organisation has to perform.

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A perspective on leadership: part one

By Anthony Inglese on 18/02/2019

This is my perspective on leadership in an in-house legal group.

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Resolving business disputes early. So that they don't escalate into full-blown litigation

By Andrew Hildebrand on 11/02/2019

This month’s briefing on Partnership, Family Business and Private Client disputes explores how mediation can be invaluable for helping people resolve business issues and avoid protracted legal disputes.

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SFO v ENRC a victory for privilege but just how far does it go?

By Sam Tate on 04/02/2019

On 5 September 2018, the Court of Appeal re-enforced privilege as a cornerstone of a company’s protections in relation to internal investigations in The Director of the Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation. This article considers the case and its practical implications, including continuing limitations on privilege and the pitfalls to avoid.

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Is blockchain the train that still hasn't arrived?

By Steve Bynghall on 22/01/2019

If you believed all the hyperbole about blockchain you’d think we were on the cusp of the greatest technology development we have ever seen.

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An interview with Bjarne Tellmann

By Bjarne P. Tellmann

This interview was taken from the fourth issue of Modern Legal Practice, published by Globe Law and Business.

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