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Late payment in commercial transactions across Europe

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The European Parliament recently adopted a Resolution setting out its position on the implementation of Directive 2011/7/EU on combating late payments in commercial transactions. Corporate partner Tim Wright provides an overview in his latest article.


UK Government has published a new “Outsourcing Playbook”

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On 20 February 2019, the UK government’s Government Commercial Function published “The Outsourcing Playbook”[1] outlining a series of key new policies for making outsourcing decisions and contracting with outside suppliers for the delivery of public services. Against a backdrop of increased scrutiny of government outsourcing, Carillion’s collapse in January 2018, and ongoing financial problems of […]


Is it time to revisit your FM Contracts?

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With the UK remaining set to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019, possibly crashing out without a deal, buyers of facilities management (FM) services (who haven’t already) should urgently act to review key contract terms in relation to business critical services and, where appropriate, put in place contingency plans and contract amendments with their providers.


Eradicating modern slavery through increased transparency in supply chains

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The Home Office recently published the Second Interim Report from the independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Corporate partner, Tim Wright, discusses the impact and recommendations of the transparency statements.


The fifth EU freedom–the free flow of non-personal data

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Many countries around the world have data localisation laws and regulations which restrict how and where data can be stored and transferred. Russia and China are well known examples but other such countries include Brazil, India, Australia, Korea, and Nigeria. Sometimes these laws and regulations are in the form of blanket bans; other times they […]


Software Licensing: the perils of indirect access usage

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The case of SAP UK v. Diageo[1], which was heard by Mrs Justice O’Farrell in the Technology and Construction Court, revolved around the specific terms of licence and maintenance agreements which dated back to 2004. These contractual terms had been amended and novated on a number of occasions, not always consistently and, as it turned […]


Fladgate’s Corporate team is further strengthened with the appointment of outsourcing and technology partner Tim Wright

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Fladgate is delighted to announce the appointment of Corporate partner Tim Wright. Tim joins having previously led the global sourcing practice group at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP in London. He specialises in complex, often cross-border, commercial, technology and outsourcing transactions, with a particular focus on the financial services, healthcare and technology sectors. He is […]