The Svensson judgment; did the CJEU break every link with copyright law?

The Svensson judgment; did the CJEU break every link with copyright law?

Is there copyright infringement if a hyperlink is provided to works that are freely accessible on other websites? The CJEU’s judgment in the case of Svensson et al. v. Retriever Sverige AB concerns a website that provides hyperlinks to articles written by journalists of Götenborgs-Posten. These articles are freely accessible ... Read More »

The ‘entire agreement clause’ vs. the Haviltex standard

The ‘entire agreement clause’ vs. the Haviltex standard

Commercial contracts often contain an ‘entire agreement clause’. An entire agreement clause stipulates that the written agreement contains all the arrangements between the parties and usually reads along the lines of: “This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties”. This article discusses the effect of an entire agreement clause ... Read More »

Pennsylvania Supreme Court to review ability of subsequent buyer to claim breach of implied warranty against construction contractor

Pennsylvania Supreme Court to review ability of subsequent buyer to claim breach of implied warranty against construction contractor

In Conway v. Cutler Group, Inc., 57 A.3d 155 (Pa. Super 2012), the Pennsylvania Superior Court held for the first time that a subsequent buyer of a home, who has no contractual privity with the contractor, can nonetheless assert claims against the contractor for beach of the implied warranty of ... Read More »

Conditions for sale of housing association homes relaxed (MG 2013-02)

Conditions for sale of housing association homes relaxed (MG 2013-02)

Housing associations are not automatically permitted to sell their housing stock. Especially if homes are sold at a discount, the association must comply with regulations imposed by the minister. The present conditions for selling homes to natural persons for own occupation at a discount of more than 10% have now ... Read More »

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