litigation

The myth of the compensation culture download subscription

Stewarts Law 22-May-2015

There is a perception that anyone who has suffered a personal injury can seek compensation, but there needs to be someone at fault. 

Mirror Group judgment and phone-hacking litigation – comment by Steven Heffer download subscription

Collyer Bristow 22-May-2015

The judgment represents a turning point in the phone-hacking litigation, says Collyer Bristow’s Steven Heffer

Deregulation Act: regularising tenancy deposit rules weblink subscription

Walker Morris 22-May-2015

Landlords must protect tenants’ deposits and provide tenants with prescribed information, regardless of when the tenancy commenced and when the deposit was received. 

Damages under a cross-undertaking: Krka award confirmed download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 22-May-2015

£27m award for delays to generic capsules launch is upheld.

When does contractor delay amount to an entitlement to terminate? download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 22-May-2015

Delay is a common problem in construction projects and can have costly implications. Before electing to terminate on grounds of contractor delay, there are a number of factors that should be considered.

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Whistleblowing and interim relief download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 22-May-2015

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.

EU exit would hamper employer influence download subscription

B P Collins 21-May-2015

”Leaving the EU would be unspeakably bad for business.”

Age discrimination: reasoning of the decision-maker remains central download subscription

Shoosmiths 20-May-2015

The Court of Appeal has given guidance on how employment tribunals should approach the question of causation in discrimination cases.  

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Contemplating collaboration: charities and NGOs working together download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 22-May-2015

Five top tips for those thinking about collaborating.

White-collar crime in Serbia download subscription

JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic 21-May-2015

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

Conyers Dill & Pearman 21-May-2015

Since our last edition three Bermuda companies have completed listings on the NYSE and Nasdaq. 

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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.

Real Estate Briefings

Deposits and property transactions – the basics download subscription

Gateley 22-May-2015

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 weblink subscription

Walker Morris 22-May-2015

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

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 22-May-2015

Also; significant rises in the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings. 

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Energy Briefings

Aarhus Convention on the environment – infringement procedure against Austria download subscription

Schoenherr 20-May-2015

The problem in implementing the third pillar of the convention in Austria is that the EU has not yet issued a directive.

Onshore wind farm subsidies to end download subscription

B P Collins 20-May-2015

The Government is looking to fast-track new laws that would mean the end of state subsidies for onshore wind farms, according to the new Energy and Climate Change Secretary.

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