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What should a Personal Representative do when a beneficiary or creditor cannot be located?

What is the role of a Personal Representative? A Personal Representative (PR) is a collective term for executors and administrators. Executors and administrators differ in that executors are appointed by Will whereas an administrator will act…

What to expect when selling your tech company?

A successful tech business will inevitably attract attention from would be suitors and so at some point, the founding shareholders will be required to make a decision as to the extent to which they want to retain autonomy for driving its day-to-day…

GDPR: Of politics & personal data

The issue of transparency and determining what use will be made of our personal data is central to its use in commerce and as we now know, it’s abuse in the field of politics. Full article from Boyes Turner can be found here.

Steps to avoid disputes for growing tech companies

Find full article here from Boyes Turner on what can growing tech companies do to avoid disputes It is hugely important to put the time and money in NOW to get strong contracts and agreements in place. Avoiding or neglecting to put these…

The Copyright Directive

Co-authored by Helen Dobson and Calum Parfitt Last month the European Parliament voted decisively in favour of the draft Copyright Directive (“Directive”), aspects of which seem set to disrupt the status quo of online publishing and…

The Kuwaiti Commercial Agencies Law No.13 of 2016 has come into effect – here is what you need to know

The Commercial Agencies Law No.13 of 2016 (“CAL”) has now come into effect and aims to arrange, clarify and clearly set out the formalities and requirements surrounding agency law in the State of Kuwait (“Kuwait”). CAL replaces the…

Why Data Protection is a Board level issue

The message is clear – data protection is a board level issue with board level consequences.  Cases such as the decision in Various Claimants v Morrisons Supermarkets PLC illustrate how organisations can be liable for data protection breaches…

Top tips for breaking into India

Post-Brexit, emerging markets such as India present enormous opportunities for UK SME’s. India is now one of the fastest growing economies in the World, with GDP growth of around 7 percent per annum and a 1.3 billion strong market of…

Getting ready for a new trade mark regime after Brexit

Trade marks and IP are emerging as another area of uncertainty for companies mulling the implications of Brexit. It is currently unclear exactly what trade mark landscape will emerge as a result of the Brexit negotiations, but UK tech…