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Solicitors’ advice should not be too bullish

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • June 24 2010

The Court of Appeal recently reminded both solicitors and clients about the standard of care that a client is entitled to expect from its legal advisers

NI Court of Appeal confirms decision setting aside two framework agreements

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 21 2011

The Court of Appeal (CA) has upheld two separate rulings by the High Court of Northern Ireland setting aside framework agreements following breaches of the public procurement law

First contribution notice finally issued

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 28 2011

The Regulator has issued a contribution notice (CN) against Michel Van de Wiele NV (VdW), which had referred to the Upper Tribunal the decision of the Regulator’s Determinations Panel to impose a CN of £5.089m in relation to Bonas (a subsidiary of VdW and the scheme’s principal employer

National Grid appeals GEMA’s infringement decision

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 3 2008

National Grid plc (National Grid) has lodged an appeal with the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) against the competition law infringement decision by the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (GEMA) of 21 February 2008

Counterfeit goods in transit can be seized by Customs in the EUsometimes

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 30 2011

The Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has just published his Opinion in Nokia Corporation v HMRC

Climate change litigation: a possibility in the UK?

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • January 29 2009

Over the past decade, the rate of climate change litigation has been rising

Role of actuary in scheme funding - Court of Appeal decision in Allied Domecq

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 30 2008

The Court of Appeal has upheld the judgment of the High Court in Allied Domecq that the scheme actuary had unilateral power to set the contribution rate under the scheme rules without obtaining the agreement of the principal employer (Allied Domecq (Holdings) Ltd -v- Allied Domecq First Pension Trust Ltd and another 2008 EWCA Civ 1084

Lease guarantees some clarification

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 5 2011

A tenant’s guarantor cannot give a guarantee when the tenant assigns its lease

Employer debt pre-6 April 2008: no debt triggered if deferreds or pensioners still employed

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 22 2009

The High Court has ruled that, under the pre-6 April 2008 definition of "employment cessation event" under the then employer debt regime, no debt was triggered where, before April 6 2008, an employer in a multi-employer final salary scheme ceased to employ any active members but continued to employ deferred or pensioner members

VAT no general exemption for trustees

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 30 2008

We understand that HMRC will not be extending VAT exemptions generally to schemes in windup despite the outcome of the Capital Cranfield Trustees case earlier this year, on the grounds that that was a tribunal decision with no precedent status, though HMRC ”will consider whether any policy changes are necessary”