Three things every tech company should know about commercial leasing

In the world of commercial leasing, Heads of Terms refers to a list of the main points (pre-agreed by landlords and tenants) to be included within a commercial lease. Generally, surveyors will act on behalf of landlords and tenants to agree…

Software Escrow: A Customer Guide

Software escrow is a common method of mitigating future risks in deals involving the licence of business critical software. Risks such as insolvency of the software provider or obsolescence of the software may cause significant disruption…

Luxury at a price - Who stands to pay for copyright blocking injunctions?

Protecting intellectual property on the internet has been, and continues to be, a hot topic from both legal and commercial points of view. Following the Court of Appeals ruling in the Cartier case we consider who now stands to pay for blocking…

UK Employers are struggling to recruit overseas skilled workers

The UK Visa and Immigration Authority announced this week that the Restricted Certificate of Sponsorship “RCOS” visa limit has again been reached this month, leaving many Licensed Sponsors unable to employ skilled workers from overseas,…

Brazil and Switzerland sign double taxation agreement

The Brazilian internal revenue and the Switzerland Government signed on May 3rd, 2018 an agreement to avoid the double taxation and refrain tax evasion. The agreement should be ratified by the Brazilian Congress and later regulated by the…