Insights: Legal Updates - November 2010

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The dog with an MBA

Eddie Powell |

The judgment in BSkyB v EDS attracts interest not only because of the story of counsel’s dog, which obtained an MBA during the trial, but also because of its findings on the fraudulent representations EDS made to Sky. The interpretation of the “entire agreement” clause and the cap on liability, both commonly found in construction […]


Landlords v CVAs: round two

Alison Mould |

A Company Voluntary Agreement (CVA) provides a company (Debtor) experiencing financial difficulties with a quick and flexible way of essentially restructuring its debts with unsecured creditors with a view to continuing its business. Such debts would include rent owed to a landlord and may even permit a compromise of obligations owed by third party guarantors […]


UK domain name register releases short domain names

Eddie Powell |

On 1 December 2010 applications will be accepted to register very short “.UK” domain names, consisting of one or two characters. These short names have until now not been available for use as website names. It will therefore be possible to have domain names like “z.co.uk” or “1.co.uk”. Other previously restricted names (such as jobs.net.uk) […]