Workplace bullying — snapshot of recent developments
Five months into the Fair Work Commission’s new bullying jurisdiction, the demand for and scope of the new laws is slowly becoming clearer.
This article briefly summarises a number of recent cases and developments employers should be aware of in this area.
On 12 May 2014, the Commission handed down a decision rejecting a manager’s application for an order to stop bullying…
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Cour de Cassation quashes decision that disregarded ICC rule on time limits to arbitrator challenges — two takeaways
This milestone decision further limits the scope for French courts to annul arbitration awards and reinforces the efficiency of France-seated arbitral proceedings.
This decision is in line with a possible judicial trend towards enforceability of good faith obligations under English law.
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Shearman & Sterling is making its presence felt in the City, squaring up to magic circle firms and looking to muscle in on key relationships. Private equity house Bridgepoint is one outfit that has had its head turned by the US firm.
A new breed of lawyer is smoothing the path for companies entering emerging or unstable jurisdictions