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Will it ever be reasonable to refuse to mediate? The following are circumstances that might be exceptions to the usual rule.
The subject of holiday in employment law has been somewhat of a moveable feast, with a number of high-profile court decisions in recent years, both at domestic and European level, resulting in a number of changes in the law.
The Court of Appeal has provided useful guidance as to when a landlord may justifiably oppose a tenant’s lease renewal under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.
Non-competition restrictive covenants have been described by a leading judge as ‘the most powerful weapon in the employer’s armoury’.
The Supreme Court of Iraq has rejected the request of the Iraqi federal oil minister to rule against the right of the KRG to export oil out of Kurdistan.
From 30 June 2014, the right to request flexible working becomes available to all employees.
There is a growing trend for companies to try to score points in existing disputes by making allegations against a counter-party of regulatory breaches in relation to other matters.
With a general election on the horizon, this year’s Queen’s Speech included a number of interesting announcements — most notably plans to allow workers to contribute to collective pensions.
Key Commercial Property Update — May 2014: two noteworthy judgments in commercial landlord and tenant law
Recent weeks have seen two important decisions handed down in cases concerning commercial (and, in particular, retail) property.
Tim Crosley, head of tax and employee incentives at Memery Crystal, talks about recent developments in tax and the tax profession as a whole.
Michael Dawes reviews the recently announced changes to the AIM rules for companies and nominated advisers.
Avoid potential FCA fines: ensure proper anti-bribery and corruption systems and controls are in place
The FCA has fined Besso for failing to have proper controls in place to counter the risk that commissions it shared with third parties could be used for corrupt purposes.
Mediterranean Oil & Gas successfully defended a fraud claim brought by Leni Gas & Oil against two of Mediterranean Oil & Gas’s subsidiaries.
Nicholas Scott discusses bilateral investment treaties and their role in protecting the interests of mining companies from detrimental actions taken by host countries.
On 6 April 2014, the common law right for a landlord to seize a tenant’s goods and to sell them in order to recover outstanding rent arrears will be abolished.
The Takeover Panel has released a practice statement clarifying the application of Rule 21.2 to directors’ irrevocable undertakings.
The Commercial Court has given a stern warning to those who fund litigation for profit and the lawyers who advise them.
Commercial common sense has prevailed after a long trial of Excalibur’s opportunistic claims against Gulf Keystone, with the Commercial Court dismissing all claims against Gulf Keystone.
Tim Crosley reviews the recent failure of the ’Project Blue’ SDLT mitigation scheme and its implications for both taxpayers and their advisers.
Memery Crystal LLP is at the forefront of taking action to tackle false, malicious and often defamatory statements made online about listed companies and their directors.