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Civil Mediation Council guidance on mediators' obligations under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 22 2010

Section 328 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (PoCA) provides that it is an offence for a person to be involved in an arrangement that he knows or suspects will facilitate the acquisition, retention, use or control of criminal property by or on behalf of another person

HMRC publishes litigation and settlement strategy and ADR draft guidance

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2011

HMRC is seeking comments on the draft guidance to staff for the implementation of the revised litigation strategy published in July 2011

ACAS reports increase in use of mediation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • September 22 2010

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) published its annual report on 26 July 2010

High Court comments on mediation in Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) v Philip Lee (trading as "Cropton Brewery") 2011 EWHC 1879 (CH)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2011

The High Court has held that Cropton Brewery infringed Samuel Smith's registered trade mark for a stylised white rose device and committed passing off by using one of its labels incorporating a white rose device for "Yorkshire Warrior" beer

Parties reach settlement in long-running Wembley litigation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 22 2010

This summer, the dispute between Brookfield Construction (formerly Multiplex Construction) and Mott MacDonald (2010 EWHC 659 (TCC)) finally settled

Ministry of Justice consultation on promoting greater recourse to ADR

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 8 2011

In our first ADR e-bulletin of this year we reported that the UK government had publicly committed to a greater use of mediation and other forms of ADR in the civil justice system

Responses to government's consultation on Solving Disputes in the County Courts

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2011

The new Dispute Resolution Commitment is the latest in a series of government moves to encourage the use of ADR mechanisms, including negotiation, mediation and neutral evaluation

Adjudicator answers correct question, so decision enforced in Urang Commercial Ltd v Century Investments Ltd and Eclipse Hotels (Luton) Ltd 2011 EWHC 1561 TCC

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2011

Edwards-Stuart J in the Technology and Construction Court considered applications for summary judgment in two separate adjudication enforcement actions, brought by a contractor against an employer

Government launches Dispute Resolution Commitment

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2011

The government has launched a new Dispute Resolution Commitment, which renews and strengthens the ADR Pledge made in 2001

New guidance on workplace mediation produced by the TUC and ACAS

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 31 2011

In a newly published document entitled "Mediation: A guide for trade union representatives", ACAS and the TUC provide guidance in relation to the use of mediation in workplace disputes, with a view to raising awareness amongst trade union representatives of the benefits of mediation