Alex Razak | Law | +447341079034 | firstname.lastname@example.org Many organisations of all sizes across the world will have actual or potential exposure to liabilities under their commercial agreements as a consequence of either their own or their counterparty’s inability to perform contracts due to COVID-19 or the impacts arising from it. In this blog, we … More Inability to perform contractual obligations as a consequence of COVID-19: frustrated yet?
Christopher Perrin | email@example.com | 020 7951 2768 | https://www.linkedin.com/in/cperrin/ If you are one of the millions of people currently trying to work from home, there is a good chance you have been experiencing some technical difficulties. Many instant messaging and broadband services across the UK seem to be struggling to cope with the increased … More Force majeure and COVID-19
Jose Campos | Manager | Law | +44 20 7951 4770 | Jose.Campos@uk.ey.com Until Brexit, who knew that a ‘backstop’ could elicit such fervour? The backstop – officially the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland – has raised alarm that the UK could be caught indefinitely by its terms. When the Prime Minister returned from Brussels on 11 … More ‘Best Endeavours’: A Brexit perspective
Shayhan Patelmaster | Senior | Law | +44 207 9809 507 | firstname.lastname@example.org The concept of smart contracts is not a new one. Since the term was first coined by Nick Szabo in 1994, commercial lawyers have debated whether smart contracts have the potential to replace conventional commercial contracts. Whilst there are a number of significant … More Smart contracts – a false smart?
Colette Withey| Director | EY Law | +44 (0) 161 333 2830 | email@example.com At the end of January 2019, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and its landlord, Canary Wharf Group, were before the High Court asking this very question (Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Limited and others v European Medicines Agency). The EMA has been … More Brexit may be frustrating but is it frustration?