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For a dismissal to be fair, the employer must show that the reason for dismissal or, if more than one, the principal reason, is one of the categories of potentially fair reason under the legislation.
The claimants transferred to the employer, after which the college employed some 3,500 staff on 37 different sets of terms and conditions of employment providing offender learning services.
Federal judge limits antitrust scrutiny of pharmaceutical reverse payments to settlements involving monetary transfers
A judge held that only patent settlements involving a reverse monetary payment will be subject to antitrust scrutiny under the framework articulated by the Supreme Court last year in FTC v Actavis.
The government has confirmed that the extension of the right to request flexible working to all employees will now not be available from 6 April.
The claimant in this case was dismissed and relied on three emails as being protected disclosures in a claim of automatic unfair dismissal.
On 5 February 2014, the National Labor Relations Board voted 3–2 to reissue a notice of proposed rulemaking to amend its representation election procedures.
Health, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Alert: HRSA issues letter discussing ADAP 340B rebates; proposed rule expected
On 3 February 2014, the Office of Pharmacy Affairs posted a letter to its 340B drug pricing program website discussing 340B rebates paid to AIDS Drug Assistance Programs.
NYSE and NASDAQ post forms for listed companies to certify compliance with revised compensation committee listing standards
Companies listed on the NYSE and NASDAQ are required to certify their compliance with some of the revised standards.
The LSE has published AIM Notice 38, which announced its consultation on proposed changes to the AIM Rules for Companies and the AIM Rules for Nominated Advisers.
A US federal judge declared on 8 January 2014 that Bazaarvoice violated Section 7 of the Clayton Act by acquiring its main rival, Powerreviews.
This may be the year that swap market counterparties face the full effect of dual US and foreign regulatory requirements for cross-border swap activities.
Under a civil service voluntary exit scheme, employees aged 60 or over had their severance compensation capped at six months’ pay.
Hogan Lovells reviews the latest developments in the area of anti-bribery and corruption regulation and enforcement around the world.
On 30 November 2013, the State Council of China issued the Guiding Opinions on the Pilot Launch of Preference Shares.
This bi-annual China TMT report analyses some of the key developments in the TMT sector over the past few months.
Hogan Lovells has outlined the impact of this development on US companies and on foreign companies that are not ultimately owned or controlled by US persons/entities.
In the Mitchell case, the Court of Appeal made clear that the Jackson regime for civil litigation had ushered in a whole new culture of conducting litigation.
Employment News — 27 January 2014: in dispute? ‘Without prejudice’ settlement negotiations were inadmissible
‘Without prejudice’ communications made for the purpose of a genuine attempt to compromise an existing dispute cannot, generally speaking, be put before the court as evidence.
Employment News — 27 January 2014: no deal: claimant’s rejection of offer to settle did not justify costs award
The claimant was dismissed from her job as a bank branch manager on conduct grounds, following an incident where she had left the branch safe open.
Employment News — 27 January 2014: bare necessities: implied contract between agency worker and client was not necessary
The claimant in Smith v Carillion (JM) Ltd worked in the construction industry through an employment agency.