Court fee increases come into force on 9 March download subscription

Shoosmiths 6-Mar-2015

On 9 March the following fees will be payable for claims to recover a sum of money…

Canada: $1m penalty issued under anti-spam law download subscription

Dentons 6-Mar-2015

Compu-Finder did not have consent to send commercial emails promoting management and professional development training courses to businesses.

NHS ordered to give guidance on pregabalin prescription in Warner-Lambert v Actavis download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 6-Mar-2015

Arnold J has delivered a solution to the issue of a patent with claims in the ‘Swiss form’ but this is unlikely to be the last word in the saga. Life sciences companies – watch this space. 

Judicial review: recent reforms weblink subscription

Walker Morris 5-Mar-2015

Certain judicial review reforms reforms – that attracted fierce debate in Parliament and within the legal profession – have now received the Royal Assent. They will be significant to many and a concern to some.

Watch your witnesses: the case of the chef’s signature weblink subscription

Walker Morris 5-Mar-2015

When Gordon Ramsay sought a declaration that he was not bound by the guarantee in a lease the issue was whether he had authorised a signature by his father-in-law. But the father-in-law was not called to give evidence.

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Consultations and surveys affecting employment law download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 6-Mar-2015

A new feature of our briefing is to keep you appraised of open consultations and surveys in the employment law arena. If you would like us to respond to a consultation on your behalf, please let us know.

Disability: when disqualifying employees from a bonus scheme is discrimination download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 6-Mar-2015

Disqualifying employees with sickness absence warnings from a discretionary bonus scheme amounts to discrimination.

Update on changes to WHMIS requirements and transition period download subscription

Dentons 5-Mar-2015

Work Safe Alberta has released an Occupational Health and Safety bulletin to assist Alberta employers and workers understand the impact of the recent amendments to the federal WHMIS legislation.

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Luxembourg: SCS and SCSp are transparent for income tax treatment download

Wildgen 6-Mar-2015

SCS and SCSp are transparent for corporate income tax and municipal business tax purposes.

Luxembourg: a new approach to the taxation of income and gains from IP rights download subscription

Wildgen 6-Mar-2015

A new IP tax regime, in line with the so-called “modified nexus approach”, is to be introduced in Luxembourg. This is aimed at creating a level playing field in the area of IP taxation.

Court fees to rise up to sixfold from 9 March download subscription

Dentons 6-Mar-2015

The maximum court fee payable will rise from £1,920 to £10,000 for all claims of £200,000 and above, and a 10 per cent discount is to be offered on all money claims made online.

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Union recognition — what choices do I have? Part two download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 8-Oct-2014

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s expert employment team considers in detail the primary issues an employer faces once a CAC application has been accepted.

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Video: Totum talks — law and the role of the Big Four weblink subscription

Totum 5-Feb-2015

Tim Skipper talks to Stephen Allen at DLA Piper and Mark Smith at LexisNexis about the role the Big Four have to play in the legal services market of the future.

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CMA energy market investigation: an update weblink subscription

Walker Morris 6-Mar-2015

An updated statement from the CMA highlights issues that we can expect to form the focus of the its investigation.

UK green energy sector is losing investor appeal download subscription

B P Collins 5-Mar-2015

The UK is losing its appeal as a destination for investments in green energy, according to a new report, with political and regulatory uncertainty cited as key issues.

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