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Five Steps to Selling your Aerospace and Defence Business

Monday, 14 November 2016

This is the first of a series of articles in which we will take you through the steps involved in selling your aerospace & defence business.


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Brexit - Planning for Uncertainty

Thursday, 04 August 2016

In the weeks following the Brexit referendum result, the main news focus was on the political fall-out and the Conservative and Labour leadership contests

Brexit - Planning for Uncertainty

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Is your business and the supply chain slavery free? Why your Customers want to Know

Thursday, 04 August 2016

Companies must now confirm that slavery does not exist in their businesses and supply chains, under the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Large commercial organisations which supply goods or services and with a turnover


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Attack of the Drones - what is the law about flights over land?

Thursday, 04 August 2016

The use of drones for both commercial and recreational purposes has grown as the technology has advanced and become more affordable.


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Who are your "People with Significant Control"? You have to tell Companies House

Thursday, 04 August 2016

Companies in the Aerospace and Defence sector and the people that control them must now identify and report 'People with Significant Control' to Companies House.


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6 Top Tips for Family Business Succession Planning

Monday, 14 March 2016

A high proportion of SMEs within the aerospace and defence sector are family owned businesses.


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Collaborating and Clustering - the Name of the Game

Monday, 14 March 2016

The aerospace and defence sector thrives on innovation, supply chain cooperation and the increasing convergence of technology.


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Does your contract say what you think it does?

Monday, 14 March 2016

Many of the matters we advise aerospace and defence clients about relate to different interpretations of contracts by the parties related to them.


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IT Security, Cyber Crime and Your Business

Monday, 14 March 2016

Organisations hold a huge amount of sensitive data - about customers and staff as well as commercially, and in some cases militarily, sensitive information.


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Cyber Security - Next Generation B2B Collaboration in Defence: A New Paradigm

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

At VWV we are increasingly asked to consider legal issues relating to IT agreements and cloud computing.


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Will large employers be required to fund apprenticeship schemes?

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

The skills shortage in the UK - particularly in the engineering sector, is a perennial issue for employers in the Aerospace and Defence sectors.


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Good Faith Clauses in Supply Chain Contracts

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

The aerospace and defence sector often has complex and interdependent contractual structures. An increasing issue in such contracts is good faith clauses.


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What could I possibly learn from another Bribery Act article?

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

When I joined the firm recently, my induction included compulsory anti-bribery training, even though I run training for clients. It made me wonder how many of our clients treat compliance with bribery legislation as seriously as we do.


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45 Years - Commercial Developments in the A&D Sector

Friday, 23 October 2015

45 years ago (October 1970) I began my journey in law as a new undergraduate at the Faculty of Law, University College London.


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Legal Update - Counter-Terrorism is Now High on the UK Government’s Agenda

Tuesday, 07 July 2015

The new Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 ('the Act') is now part of the legal landscape. In March 2015, the UK’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy (CONTEST) published its annual review report for 2014.