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UK: zero hours contracts consultation on anti-avoidance measures

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 5 2014

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill includes a provision banning the use of exclusivity clauses in contracts which do not guarantee

UK: Court of Appeal overturns High Court’s decision to enforce a restrictive covenant despite obvious deficiencies in drafting

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • September 4 2014

We have previously written about a decision of the English High Court which upheld the terms of a restrictive covenant despite certain deficiencies

Round up of pensions developments: August 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 3 2014

In Thompson (PO-1203), the Deputy Pensions Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint by Mr Thompson, a member of the main scheme, the GE Pension Plan and

Multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses: agreement to negotiate to settle a dispute

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 2 2014

Multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses provide for several distinct stages in resolving disputes. They typically require the parties to first

IT and outsourcing bulletin

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • September 1 2014

In the wake of the European ruling on the Data Retention Directive in April this year, the UK Government has passed emergency Data Retention and

Round-up of UK employment law developments in JulyAugust 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 1 2014

The Advocate General of the ECJ has given his opinion rejecting the contention that EU law prohibits discrimination on the ground of obesity per se

High Court applies fraudiniquity exception to displace litigation privilege

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 1 2014

The High Court has held that certain communications between a client and lawyers during the course of proceedings were not protected by litigation

English Court of Appeal: The valuation of omitted works should not account for any breach of contract

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 29 2014

This is the second case between MT Hojgaard AS ("MTH") and E.ON concerning the construction of the Robin Rigg East offshore wind farm in the Solway

LME held immune from anti-trust suit under US Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • August 28 2014

In re: Aluminum Warehousing Antitrust Litigation, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, No. 13-md-02481, Judge Katherine Forrest has

UK Court of Appeal confirms extra-territorial reach of contempt proceedings

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 22 2014

In Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Co and another v Al-Sayed Bader Hashim Al Refai and others 2014 EWCA Civ 715, the English Court of Appeal