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Franchisee left empty-handed despite wrongful termination

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 8 2011

A recent case in the English High Court shows how the drafting of brand protection provisions in a franchise agreement caused problems for a franchisor wishing to terminate, but also how problems with valuation methodology left the franchisee empty-handed

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

Including commission in holiday pay the pensions implications

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 10 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union has recently decided that where a worker has a contractual right to commission that is calculated by

Insurers not entitled to reject blanket notification McManus & Others v. European Risk Insurance Co 2013 EWHC 18 (Ch)

  • Mayer Brown JSM
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 10 2014

The English Courts have held that insurers are not entitled to reject a blanket notification filed by an insured. The Court ruled that a notification

Updating your contracts - dull but vital

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 11 2010

Updating construction contracts is unexciting

IBM United Kingdom Pensions Trust Limited v IBM United Kingdom Holdings Limited and Others 2012 EWHC 3540

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • December 31 2012

In a supplemental judgment to its 12 October 2012 judgment (see our SeptemberOctober 2012 Bulletin for Pensions Managers for a summary of that

Wrongful suspension and failure to spot defects

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 11 2010

An appeal against an arbitrator’s decision included these key questions

Employer entitled to rely on “last straw” doctrine to justify immediate dismissal of employee

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 31 2013

The High Court has approved an employer’s reliance on the “last straw” doctrine to justify the summary dismissal of an employee. After a heavy

And the meaning of “gross negligence” is...?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 21 2011

Negligence is a familiar concept in English law but what does the term “gross negligence” mean in a contract?

Concurrent delays, global claims and particulars of claim

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2012

An important judgement was recently delivered by Akenhead J in the Technology and Construction Court in London in the case of Walter Lilly and Company Limited v Giles Patrick Cyril Mackay (and Another