CEF Holdings Ltd and another v Mundey and others  EWHC 1524 9(QB) In this case the High Court decided to refuse an application for an order to enforce restrictive covenants against former employees.
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As part of its attempts to reduce the costs of litigation and/or resolve disputes (where possible) without recourse to the courts, the court has produced a number of “Pre-Action Protocols” following Lord Woolf’s Access to Justice report in 1996. The protocols offer guidance to parties engaged in a dispute as to matters to be considered and steps to be taken before proceedings are commenced.
Merit Process Engineering Limited -v- Balfour Beatty Engineering Services (HY) Limited  EWHC 1376 (TCC). In this case the Defendant, Balfour Beatty Engineering Services (HY) Limited (“Balfour Beatty”) applied for an Order staying the Court proceedings brought by the Claimant in this matter, Merit Process Engineering Limited (“Merit”) so that the disputes between the parties might be resolved by Arbitration rather than by Court proceedings.
PRS for Music is a collection of songwriters and music publishers which licenses other organisations to play music, which is protected by copyright, on behalf of its members. Organisations who wish to broadcast music publicly will need a licence to do so.