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Commercial law - publications gallery

A complete list of our international commercial law reports, guides and publications available to download, view and share.

Brexit

Brexit

Making sense of Brexit

Our brochure considers the main issues surrounding the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.

Brexit

Contractual risk analysis and Brexit proofing

Whilst the precise nature of the UK’s future relationship with the EU and the impact this will have on business and trading arrangements is currently unknown, it is generally agreed that there are five models for the future UK/EU trade structure post Brexit. The impact each of these models would have on business differs significantly.

Brexit

Contractual risk analysis and Brexit proofing for your IT and Outsourcing arrangements

Uncertainty and a change in priorities for the major buyers of IT and outsource services will mean, in the short term at least, that there is less business to be won. This is of course not a prediction that is unique to the outsourcing and technology markets.

Brexit

Consumer law risk analysis and Brexit proofing

he precise nature of the UK’s future relationship with the EU and the impact this will have for businesses on their arrangements with consumers is currently unknown, with there being a number of possible models for the future UK/EU trade structure post-Brexit.

Commercial agreements

ICE: International Contract Excellence

Against today's financially constrained backdrop, the need to have commercial arrangements maximize the benefits of your relationships and protect against risk has never been more important. An effective and enforceable set of arrangements with both suppliers and customers is a critical component of financial success for any business.

Brexit

Contractual risk analysis and Brexit proofing - Guiding businesses through Brexit

Whilst the precise nature of the UK’s future relationship with the EU and the impact this will have on business and trading arrangements is currently unknown, it is generally agreed that there are five models for the future UK/EU trade structure post Brexit. The impact each of these models would have on business differs significantly.

Navigating the contractual maze - A guide to commercial contracts across Europe

Navigating the contractual maze - A guide to commercial contracts across Europe

Contracting across Europe can be tricky. Whilst there is some European (or at least EU) wide law, each European country has its own legal system and own body of law. At Eversheds we have offices in 20 European countries and can support you in navigating the different rules and requirements.

Examining the issues across Europe - A country-by-country guide to commercial agents

Examining the issues across Europe - A country-by-country guide to commercial agents

Having an effective route to market is vital for any business to make its products available to its customers. Many businesses remain unaware of the extent of the protection afforded to “commercial agents” by European legislation. This lack of awareness can prove to be costly. This guide will explain why that is the case and how the protection afforded to agents varies across Europe.

Consumer law

Consumer law risk analysis and Brexit proofing - Guiding businesses through Brexit

The UK’s momentous vote to leave the EU marks the dawn of an unprecedented period of uncertainty for business. The precise nature of the UK’s future relationship with the EU and the impact this will have for businesses on their arrangements with consumers is currently unknown, with there being a number of possible models for the future UK/EU trade structure post-Brexit.

Consumer law capability statement

Consumer law - Our consumer law capability

The Consumer law team supports clients across a range of sectors and offers dedicated lawyers.


Consumer law health check - Would you Consumer Terms and Conditions receive a clean bill of health?

In the United Kingdom all businesses must comply with the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (“CRA”), the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 (“CCRs”) and the Consumer Protection Regulations 2008 (“CPRs”) in their dealings with consumers. It is essential that these pieces of legislation are considered when businesses develop their websites, marketing materials and terms and conditions.

General Counsel

General Counsel Career Track - An Eversheds Sutherland research report

In the last twenty years the role of General Counsel has become more prevalent and at the same time, it has increased in influence and scope.

IP, trademarks and patents

Changing the game - Preparing for the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court

The upcoming reforms to the European patent system are the most radical changes to the patent landscape in Europe in a generation.

Protecting your interests worldwide - Our intellectual property experience

Our experienced IP team will work closely with you to develop effective strategies to manage your Intellectual Property portfolio.

You can find out more about our IP credentials and contact the wider IP team in our Intellectual Propery brochure.

Protecting your interests worldwide - Our international Trademark group

We are one of a very small number of full-service law firms able to offer an integrated international trademarks and design filing service. By offering a full range of branding services in-house, we provide a one-stop shop for all your intellectual property needs.

Find out more on our Trademark team and credentials in our Trademark brochure.

Intellectual property in Africa

Eversheds Sutherland Africa Alliance - Intellectual property in Africa Guide 2016

A key debate since the creation and introduction of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement) has been centred around the extent to which economies which improve their national intellectual property environments benefit from tangible economic growth and value.

Outsourcing

Delivering contracts with teeth - The future of outsourcing

Delivering contracts with teeth - The future of outsourcing

The aim of this survey was to collate data on contractual provisions in outsourcing agreements which are actually being used by customers at the coalface, to ensure that their suppliers perform. Which terms are being included and which are actually making a difference?.

For full details on the conclusions drawn from our survey, view, download or share the report here.

An agile approach - The flexible solution for outsourcing contracts

An agile approach - The flexible solution for outsourcing contracts

For full details on the conclusions drawn from our report on a flexible approach to outsourcing, view, download or share the report here.

Brexit

Contractual risk analysis and Brexit proofing for your IT and Outsourcing arrangements - Guiding businesses through Brexit

Uncertainty and a change in priorities for the major buyers of IT and outsource services will mean, in the short term at least, that there is less business to be won. This is of course not a prediction that is unique to the outsourcing and technology markets.

Payment services

Helping you direct your PSD2 projects - Payment services training

Market leading advice - Payment Systems and Digital Commerce

Eversheds Sutherland’s Payment Systems and Digital Commerce Group has extensive experience advising clients on payment systems, products and services and digital and mobile commerce solutions. Our deep industry knowledge enables us to guide clients through the complex interplay of business trends, technological developments, and a rapidly changing legal and regulatory landscape.

Helping you direct your PSD2 projects - Payment services training

Helping you direct your PSD2 projects - Payment services training

We are delighted to be able to contribute to your legal, compliance and risk management training for payment services. We see the delivery of high quality training as an important part of adding value to our client relationships. This brochure provides details of the training available from our payment services experts and lists training which Eversheds Sutherland can deliver to you on an individual client basis.

Privacy, data protection and cybersecurity

updata

Updata - Your quarterly Privacy and Cybersecurity update

Eversheds Sutherland’s Privacy and Cybersecurity team are proud to launch the first edition of Updata. Our international quarterly update provides you with a compilation of privacy and cybersecurity regulatory and legal updates from our contributors around the globe.

Flagging the issues - Helping you achieve and maintain GDPR compliance

GDPR is new, EU-wide data protection legislation to replace the current 20-year-old EU data protection laws. It aims to “future-proof” laws against technological developments, and it hopes to harmonize data privacy laws across the EU.

Flagging the issues - GDPR and how it affects US companies

GDPR has extraterritorial reach beyond the EU – including into the US—and it will shape market forces to reward those firms that meet GDPR standards and the expectations they engender.

The right steps - How to make sure your business is GDPR compliant

The placemat provides a short explanation and indicative timeframes for each compliance stage together with summaries of key GDPR concepts for quick reference during your compliance journey.

Cybersecurity and breaches

Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce the release of BreachLawWATCH, a unique mobile app that provides easy, consistent access to data breach statutes across a growing number of jurisdictions including Europe, Asia and the United States.

China Cybersecurity Law One Year On

It’s been one year since China’s Cybersecurity Law took effect, and while businesses are keenly aware of the need to comply, many are still trying to fully understand its implications.

Clicking into place - protecting your business from evolving global risk

Clicking into place - protecting your business from evolving global risk

Our wealth of experience has given us an understanding not just of the law in this area, but also of the way in which to approach its application practically both before and after information security breaches, helping you to prepare, prevent and respond when the worst occurs.

Procurement

Flagging up the big issues - EU procurement reform guide

Eversheds has published the “EU Public Procurement Reform Guide 2016” on the status of implementation of the new procurement directives in the European Union.

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Leading the field - Our award winning Public Procurement group

Our Public Procurement group is widely recognised as a top tier practice and is ranked in Band 1 in the UK by Chambers and Partners. The practice is recognised for its ability to provide practical and commercially-focused advice on complex procurements across the UK and abroad.

Public private partnerships

Unlocking potential - Our approach to Public Private Partnership programmes

Unlocking potential - Our approach to Public Private Partnership programmes

As a leading adviser in this field Eversheds has long been at the forefront of developments. This document sets out a summary of Eversheds’ capabilities and expertise

IT and Technology

Making memorable client connections - Our experienced international IT team

The Eversheds Sutherland handbook provides insight into the quality of our experience,geographical reach and breadth of our client relationships in terms of the full range of IT transactions.

Internet of things

Since the industrial revolution, we have developed technologies to help us mechanise and automate processes, drive efficiencies, increase output and reduce manual labour. However it is only recently that technology has enabled otherwise inanimate objects to speak to each other, and the people who control them.

We refer to this connected world as the “Internet of Things” or “IoT”.

Connected and protected - An interactive guide to data center law

The legal challenges facing data centers are unique, requiring a distinct blend of specialist legal advice and industry knowledge. Our team of advisors are fully immersed in the sector, not only understanding the legal issues but also having a deep understanding of the data center market.

Prepared for growth - Our work with scaleups and startups

Eversheds Sutherland is passionate about helping Tech startups, scaleups and fast growth businesses flourish and reach their potential, both locally and internationally.

Our team recognises the difficulties and challenges many entrepreneurs and growing businesses face. We can help navigate the key legal risks and issues and will work with you to protect your business from the outset and at every stage of your journey.

Clicking into place - protecting your business from evolving global risk

Clicking into place - protecting your business from evolving global risk

Our wealth of experience has given us an understanding not just of the law in this area, but also of the way in which to approach its application practically both before and after information security breaches, helping you to prepare, prevent and respond when the worst occurs.

cloud report

Spotlight on the Cloud survey - highlighting industry trends

This report explores current and emerging trends in cloud computing adoption, contract negotiation and M&A.

Client training


Equipping you for the future - Commercial training

Equipping you for the future - Commercial training

Eversheds are delighted to be able to contribute to your legal, compliance and risk management training. Our commercial training brochure provides details of the training available from our commercial experts and lists training which Eversheds can deliver to you on an individual client basis.

Helping you direct your PSD2 projects - Payment services training

Helping you direct your PSD2 projects - Payment services training

We are delighted to be able to contribute to your legal, compliance and risk management training for payment services. We see the delivery of high quality training as an important part of adding value to our client relationships. This brochure provides details of the training available from our payment services experts and lists training which Eversheds Sutherland can deliver to you on an individual client basis.

Clever tools for the job - Commercial law updates by prodcast

Learn about the latest changes in the commercial law landscape that may affect your business. Our podcasts keep you up to date with changes in legislation, case law and regulatory developments in the commercial context in a format that is easy to use and download.

Other publication galleries

Corporate Secretarial Services publications

Thinking ahead - The implications of Brexit for asset managers

See the complete list of our international CSS guides and publications available to download.

Financial Services

Thinking ahead - The implications of Brexit for asset managers

See the complete list of our international Financial Services guides and publications available to download.

Tax

Thinking ahead - The implications of Brexit for asset managers

See the complete list of our international Tax guides and publications available to download.