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The Pensions Regulator has reported that a settlement agreement had been reached in respect of the Lehman Brothers Pension Scheme.
John MacKenzie looks at why a recent decision might mark a turning point in the way the courts view friendly discussions clauses.
A recent decision dealt with the validity of amendments made to a trust deed and offers up some useful general principles for interpreting pension scheme documents.
From 5 April 2015, the government plans to give families greater flexibility when deciding who will take time off work to look after their new baby.
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently published its annual report. This note highlights key points and potential developments in the regulation of data protection in the UK.
Shepherd and Wedderburn has published the summer 2014 edition of its Property Disputes Update.
The government has published guidance on how the new system of shared parental leave will work in practice and it may not be what you were expecting.
This case serves as a useful reminder to trustees on how to exercise their discretionary powers and the importance of proper process.
The government has published a response to its consultation on the radical changes to the pensions system announced as part of the Budget 2014.
From 1 June 2014, GAFTA standard form contracts have adopted new provisions relating to force majeure events.
The question of whether obesity constitutes a disability was recently considered by the advocate-general of the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Ben Pillbrow looks at whether the Court of Appeal’s latest stab at providing clearer guidance on the standards to be applied in assessing applications for relief represents a leap forward.
This article looks at the principles set under the new code of practice for funding defined benefits.
On 30 May 2014, the Insolvency (Scotland) Amendment Rules 2014 came into force altering the rules that regulate administrations, liquidations and receiverships in Scotland.
Hillcrest Homes Ltd v Beresford and Curbishley Ltd — further uncertainty over scope of adjudicator’s decision?
The recent case of Hillcrest Homes Ltd v Beresford and Curbishley Ltd has caused some controversy in the legal market.
This webinar considers a number of provisions within oil and gas contracts that have the potential to give rise to dispute.
John Schmidt provides an outline of where we are in terms of ex-ante vs ex-post; reflects on past issues in sectoral regulation; and discusses future challenges.
The judgment in Martin Retail Group v Crawley Borough Council, as well as the wider application of competition law to land agreements, is covered in this webinar.
This Shepherd and Wedderburn webinar examines service charge and the application of the third edition of the Service Charge Code.
Webinar: energy and natural resource webinar — investing in unbundled energy assets: risks for the unwary download
This webinar explores the topic of investing in unbundled electricity and gas transmission assets and the legal risks that potentially lie in wait.