capital law

What's in a smell? Well according to Play-Doh rather a lot. This month US toy giant Hasbro filed a trademark application
Access to justice shouldn't just be for those who can afford it. The FSB's findings show that - with a little help and a focus on driving innovative solutions - small businesses in the UK could unlock a wealth of debt, helping them to grow exponentially.
Have you got Iceland (the frozen food supermarket) confused with Iceland (the country) before? Granted it's not an everyday issue for most of us, but there are occasions when some conversational confusion may take place.
Litigation funding has been around for a long time, and the face of it is changing. Where it was once seen as a distress purchase, for businesses without the necessary capital to fund costly litigation procedures, it is now being utilised by financially healthy organisations, who would rather avoid risk, choosing instead to use their capital elsewhere.
The new Intellectual Property Act 2014 which came into effect last month has effectively legalised the art of parody, a comedic genre which, believe it or not, has until now been classed as illegal.
Following on from my most recent two blog posts (here and here) on the subject of the ongoing interest rate swap mis selling
Despite setting aside almost £3 billion to compensate businesses affected by the interest rate swap mis-selling scandal, the full bill Britain's banks must pay for mis-selling swap products won't be known for some time.
British banks have paid out only a fraction of the £3 billion designated to compensate SMEs mis-sold interest rate swaps products, drawing criticism from the business world and the financial watchdog.
According to the FCA, more than 25,000 sales are in the process of being assessed by the banks and the first letters offering compensation have been sent out. The FCA expects most customers will be informed of the result of their review and of any possible basic redress (the repayment of the sums paid by the customer under the 'swap') by the end of the year.
As the internet continues its indomitable stomp across the retail landscape, changing the face of high streets and the entire culture of the way we shop, it's a rare breed of retailer that has not added e-tail to its business portfolio.
Belgian chocolate is renowned around the world for its high quality and skill. However, its brand does not actually benefit from EU protected status, and so any producer importing potentially inferior chocolates into the EU can use the word 'Belgian', even if the product is made thousands of miles away.
First, a little background into the interest rate swap mis selling situation is perhaps required. Interest rate swaps were