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UBS stops former employees from poaching clients

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 25 2008

In UBS Wealth Management (UK) Ltd and another v Vestra Wealth LLC and others, the High Court granted a temporary springboard injunction against Vestra as a result of a mass poaching of staff from UBS

The Woolworths case: your frequently asked questions

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 19 2013

With the initial shock over, now is the time for employers to consider how to respond to the EAT's controversial decision in the Woolworths case

Unreasonably withheld consent - that is the question?

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 17 2012

The High Court recently considered this question in the case of Porton Capital Technology Funds and others v 3M UK Holding Ltd and 3M Company 2011 EWHC 2895

The Court of Appeal rules against Competition Appeal Tribunal's retroactive MTR fee setting

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2010

The Court of Appeal ("CoA") has ruled that the Competition Appeal Tribunal ("CAT") could not order The Office of Communications ("Ofcom") to backdate a reduction in the termination rates mobile companies can charge

Income splitting

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 31 2010

The recent case of Patmore TC619 provides an interesting variation on the position where shareholdings and dividends are arranged so that a spouse can take advantage of his or her basic rate band

Leave to appeal granted in Enviroco case

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 27 2010

The Supreme Court has granted Enviroco leave to appeal the Court of Appeal's decision in Enviroco Ltd v Farstad Supply AS

Employer debt

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 14 2010

Legislation surrounding when an employer debt becomes due to a multi-employer defined benefit pension scheme is particularly complex

General Anti-Abuse Rule a new development for the UK

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • March 3 2014

In July 2013 the UK introduced a General Anti-Abuse Rule. Having regard to the widespread and international hostility against tax avoidance, this can

McCarthy & others v Basildon District Council (Equality and Human Rights Commission) intervening

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 28 2009

The Claimants represented 40 families of travellers and gypsies in unauthorised occupation of green belt land within the defendant local planning Authority

Government launches consultation on Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal fees

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 15 2011

The Government recently confirmed that it intended to charge fees in Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) and has now issued a consultation paper setting out its proposals on the system of fees, including its indicative fee levels