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By Leonore Dupont
Most of us know that it is important to understand our own motivations in any negotiation-type setting, but how many of you are aware of the natural cognitive biases that we are all prone to?
By George Frier
Coordinating cross-border due diligence is a key skill that more often than not underpins complex, multi-jurisdictional merger and acquisitions (M&A) and private equity (PE)-led transactions.
By Kevin Clancy
The presence of a small amount of undeclared sesame in a particular product may seem trivial but, for those who are allergic, it can provoke a major reaction.
By Ben Pilbrow
Cyber attacks are the greatest threat facing advanced economies. So reported a 2018 survey of over 12,000 businesses, though in truth it is but one recent survey of many.
By Andrew Kinnes
In the recent case raised by the former owners of department store chain McEwens of Perth against The Royal Bank of Scotland plc.
By John MacKenzie
The Shorter and Flexible Trial Procedures were introduced with the express intention of allowing "dispute resolution on a commercial timescale".
By Paul Carlyle
Two stories this week underline the value of registered trade marks in the fragile world of sports governance.
By Iain Drummond
In a recent decision by the Technology and Construction Court (TCC), Judge Stewart-Smith has clarified the position when determining whether two adjudications are "the same or substantially the same"
By Neil Maclean, Katie Russell, Elouisa Crichton, Gillian Moore
4 April 2019 is the deadline for organisations to publish their Gender Pay Gap Reports. Some organisations will be reporting for the second time.
By Rebecca Nicholson, Katie Russell
A number of cases have looked at worker status in recent years, focused mostly around the ‘gig economy' with claims against companies including Uber and Deliveroo.
By Ann Stewart, Stephen Miller, Christina Sinclair
This year has brought with it a number of changes to property taxes.
By Ann Stewart, Scott Ritchie
No-one enters into a lease of commercial property looking for a fight, but experience has shown it is prudent for the parties to provide for what will happen if a dispute arises
By Paul Carlyle
Aberdeen Football Club has had its UK trade mark application for DONS DRAM for whisky and other whisky drinks refused.
By Jordan Galbraith
The European Commission has fined Google €1.49 billion ($1.69 billion) for "abusive practices in online advertising."
By Neil Maclean, Elouisa Crichton, Katie Russell, Gillian Moore
We explain everything you need to know to comply with gender pay gap reporting. The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 came into force on 6 April 2017.
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