EU exit would hamper employer influence download subscription
”Leaving the EU would be unspeakably bad for business.”
The Jobs Act: the first month in review download subscription
The Italian government has revealed the first labour market statistics after the most recent implementation of the Jobs Act on 1 March 2015… and the news looks positive.
Impact of Conservative manifesto pledges on HR professionals in the leisure sector download subscription
Goodman Derrick looks back at the Conservative Party’s manifesto pledges to consider the possible impact on HR professionals in the hotel and leisure sector.
Employment law warning on interviews download subscription
Firms risk breaching employment laws by asking job candidates well-meaning but intrusive and insensitive questions.
Employer debts and non-associated employers – a call for evidence download subscription
DWP wants to know whether it should change the law so it is easier for employers to rationalise their pensions costs.
What the Tory victory means for employment law subscription
Employment law issues in the election manifestos subscription
UK retirees are ‘giving while living’ subscription
Contemplating collaboration: charities and NGOs working together download subscription
Five top tips for those thinking about collaborating.
White-collar crime in Serbia download subscription
The majority of criminal behaviours are quite universal, but what usually differs, among different jurisdictions, are the punishments and procedures of detection and the processing of the crimes.
Bermuda public companies update: three new US listings download subscription
Since our last edition three Bermuda companies have completed listings on the NYSE and Nasdaq.
The myth of the compensation culture download subscription
There is a perception that anyone who has suffered a personal injury can seek compensation, but there needs to be someone at fault.
Whistleblowing and interim relief download subscription
Can an employee who says he was dismissed for blowing the whistle get his job back? Rachel Irwin outlines the remedy of interim relief and its risks for employers.
Mirror Group judgment and phone-hacking litigation – comment by Steven Heffer download subscription
The judgment represents a turning point in the phone-hacking litigation, says Collyer Bristow’s Steven Heffer
Employees ‘go into work when ill’ download subscription
It seems the vast majority of employees are reluctant to take time off work when sick, according to a new survey.
From the firm of the week
Record fine in Chinese automotive sector download subscription
Mercedes-Benz fined $57m for price-fixing.
Ukraine: new reporting requirements relating to ‘ultimate beneficiaries’ download subscription
Anti-money laundering measure means reporting more to the state.
Proposed fees for Unified Patent Court download subscription
A consultation document on the court’s proposed fee structure has been published.
Real Estate Briefings
Deposits and property transactions – the basics download subscription
In property transactions a deposit is usually paid by the buyer. In the event that the buyer does not complete its purchase the seller is usually able to keep the deposit and any interest accrued on it.
Deregulation Act: regularising tenancy deposit rules subscription
Landlords must protect tenants’ deposits and provide tenants with prescribed information, regardless of when the tenancy commenced and when the deposit was received.
The new Stamp Duty rules download subscription
Also; significant rises in the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings.
Financial services Briefings
InVest, May 2015: new third-country CCPs; guidance on MTF rulebooks; and more download subscription
This month’s roundup of developments affecting banks, wealth managers, brokers and funds.
Australia facilitates expansion of exchange traded funds download subscription
The ASX has amended its operating rules to enhance disclosure requirements and facilitate the expansion of exchange traded funds.
Given the growth in the amount of data businesses create and store, it’s a good point in time to determine how companies and law firms are working with eDiscovery and computer forensics.
Employment lawyers are shifting their focus to non-contentious areas as the coalition promotes conciliation
Employment and political reforms, and a programme of privatisation could ease Italy’s and its legal market’s way through these punishing times
This year’s Lawyer Awards employment entries show just how wide-ranging this sector is