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Holiday pay - the bear necessities

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 13 2014

You will undoubtedly have seen the press surrounding the holiday pay decision last week, under the lead case of Bear Scotland Limited v Fulton. There

Good faith is there a new implied duty in English contract law?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 12 2013

English law does not currently recognise a universal implied duty on contracting parties to perform their obligations in good faith. This differs from

Real estate update - spring 2014

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 29 2014

At the Autumn Statement delivered in December last year, it was confirmed that, with effect from 1 April 2014, UK real estate investment trusts

Lady Gaga stops Lady Goo Goo’s song trade marks and parodies in the UK

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 28 2011

Lady Gaga’s company has won an interim injunction in the UK against a song by animated character Lady Goo Goo, who features in the Moshi Monsters children’s game

No contract but want to be paid? Quantum meruit can help, but you might be in for a surprise

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 21 2011

It’s the old story

What’s the refunds policy for rent?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2014

The Court of Appeal has set the law straight on the debate over whether a term can be implied in a lease to enable a tenant to get back that part of

Liquidated damages pushing the boundaries

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 15 2014

In recent years liquidated damages have strayed beyond the typical delay and performance damages; they also appear in provisions that on their face do

Fundamental questions about the scope of copyright protection for software to be referred to the European Court of Justice

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 3 2010

An extensively argued case in the English High Court about the extent to which a software program can emulate the functionality of another program has led to some fundamental questions being raised with the European Court of Justice as to the correct interpretation of the 1991 EU Software Directive

Hong Kong family friendly bitesize

  • Mayer Brown JSM
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • January 22 2014

We have already established that a refusal to permit an employee to work flexibly may be unlawful if the refusal cannot be justified (see our Bitesize

Two recent cases of interest

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 27 2014

Employers are often reluctant to push a claimant to provide evidence of an alleged disability. Given the low bar that exists in relation to