Back to business for SMEs webinar - 3 July 2020
Here we held the fourth webinar of our weekly series for SMEs where we considered adjustments businesses need to make in times of financial distress or pressure. The session covered:
- Taking a robust stance regarding monies due, or owed.
- The enforcement of contractual terms, arrangements with suppliers and so on.
- Dispute trends, and how to create commercial leverage to bring about early resolution.
- The court system – pros and cons of the current online system.
Cryptoassets and the law - 7 July 2020
We held our webinar on cryptoassets aimed at claims handlers, underwriters and anyone that deals with cryptoassets.
We were joined by Christopher Lundie and George Hilton from 2 Temple Gardens, who joined Kennedys' Alexandra Miller and Danny Steel to discuss:
Back to business for SMEs webinar - 10 July 2020
We held the fifth webinar of our weekly series for SMEs where we considered contractual issues during COVID-19, including:
- Force majeure and frustration
- Impact of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act on termination of supply contracts
Back to business for SMEs webinar - 17 July 2020
Here we held the sixth and final webinar of our weekly series for SMEs where we considered the following:
- The importance of recovering debt in the current climate.
- Effective communication with customers and suppliers.
- Procedure and enforcement methods.
- Supply terms and re-negotiation of contracts.
- Looking towards the future.
Introduction to construction law - 17 July 2020
This webinar is designed as a helpful introduction for anyone new to construction law, but will also be a handy refresher on basic principles for those more experienced.
During this recording we covered:
- Parties, procurement and phases of a project
- Types of construction contract
- Standard form contracts
- The Construction Act
- Key contract clauses
COVID-19: application for temporary relief for the inability to perform contracts - 28 July 2020
We held our webinar aimed at construction and hire purchase firms, along with SMEs and non-residential landlords and tenants, who wish to gain further insight into the criteria related to applying for temporary relief for the inability to perform contracts in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The session covered:
- What relief can be obtained under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act.
- Who is covered under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act.
- How to obtain relief under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act and the COVID-19 (Application for Temporary Relief for Inability to Perform Contracts) Regulations.
- An overview of the assessment process.
- How to respond to a notification for relief.