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Commercial Law Handbook


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23 August 2018


The Law Society


9781784461133


Paperback
234 x 156 mm
336 pages

Commercial Law Handbook
2nd edition

Edited By David Berry

Overview

Written by an authoritative team of contributors from Charles Russell Speechlys, the Commercial Law Handbook examines the structure of the most commonly encountered transactions and provides a checklist of the terms that need to be included in the agreements and an analysis of the issues that need to be considered when drafting them.

The book includes:

  • an overview of the considerations that will underpin any commercial agreement, including basic contract law, choice of jurisdiction and the allocation of risk between the parties
  • detailed consideration of all the key types of agreement, ranging from agency, distribution and franchising agreements through to joint ventures and agreements for services and the sale and supply of goods
  • discrete chapters on competition law and the resolution of commercial disputes
  • practitioner’s checklists for specific types of agreement
  • a checklist of boilerplate provisions.

This new second edition covers the following developments:

  • Consumer Rights Act 2015
  • General Data Protection Regulation
  • Rome I Regulation on governing law
  • Recast Brussels Regulation on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments
  • Office of Fair Trading succeeded by Competition & Markets Authority
  • case law clarifying rights of agents and operation of Commercial Agents Regulations
  • perspectives on the potential impact of Brexit.


Contents

1. Introduction: what is a commercial contract and how to draft one
2. Services agreements
3. Sale and supply of goods agreements
4. Distribution agreements
5. Agency agreements
6. Licensing and franchising agreements
7. Joint ventures
8. The competition law aspects
9. Resolution of commercial disputes
Appendix.

About the Author

David Berry is a partner in Charles Russell Speechlys, where he advises on non-contentious commercial and corporate matters, including project and procurement contracts, international joint ventures, outsourcing and other long-term business relationship structures. He has a particular interest in IT, cleantech, energy (including renewables) and natural resources. Clients range from individual entrepreneurs to governments.