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16 Dec 2020 Christmas shopping: Push back against push payment scams

One of the many effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, has been a change in consumer behaviour. Shoppers need to be mindful of their online activity and how and who they are making payment too. The below article outlines the current system and the options available to APP scam victims.

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25 Sep 2020 Authorised Push Payment Scams – Cracking the Code

What is an APP scam? An Authorised Push Payment scam occurs when a person is convinced by a scammer to…

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24 Aug 2020 Art exports have fallen 74% as lockdown closed galleries and auction houses

The value of art, antiques and collectibles exported from the UK fell has fallen 74%

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27 Mar 2020 COVID-19: What are the legal implications for the UK arts market?

As the outbreak of COVID-19 has intensified, the UK art market, an inherently international industry, which thrives on both its domestic and global events, has felt the unprecedented effects.

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07 Jun 2019 The Regulation targeting the import of art and antiques into the EU

In 2019, the European General Affairs Council adopted a new EU Regulation.

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02 Mar 2018 Court of Appeal rules for the first time on protection over field monitoring data for agrochemical companies

A Court of Appeal decision (27 February) will give agrochemical companies greater protection in relation to…

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08 Jan 2018 The 2017 Electronic Communications Code and Security of Tenure under Part II of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954

The new Electronic Communications Code (“New ECC”), which is set out in Schedule 1 to the Digital Economy Act 2017 (“2017 Act”) and provides telecommunications operators with statutory rights in relation to their apparatus, came into force on 28 December 2017.

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18 Oct 2017 Dilapidations Protocol

On the expiry of a lease, a landlord may be able to claim damages from its tenant for losses arising from the tenant’s breach of its repairing covenants in the lease.

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16 Sep 2017 A long way from Norwich: Jurisdiction in NPOs revisited

As the area of law surrounding Norwich Pharmacal Orders (NPOs) has grown in recent years, applications for an NPO in situations where the respondent resides outside the jurisdiction has come under increasing scrutiny.

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01 Jul 2017 Pitfalls of lease variations

This article considers the scenarios where a variation of a lease amounts to a ”surrender and regrant”, and outlines how the unwanted consequences of this can be avoided.

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