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The lCIA rules 2014 in force 1 October 2014: what you need to know

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

The new Arbitration Rules of the London Court of International Arbitration (“LCIA”) come into force today, 1 October 2014. The LCIA has retained the

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

Underinsurance for BI losses: the latest instalment

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 26 2014

In Eurokey Recycling Limited v Giles Insurance Brokers Limited 2014 EWHC 2989 (Comm), the Commercial Court was presented with a broker negligence

Jackson reforms to apply to insolvency proceedings from April 2015

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 18 2014

According to press reports this week, the insolvency exception to the Jackson reforms will end next April, meaning that CFA success fees and ATE

New TCC decision on practical completion: reinforcing generally accepted interpretation of an ill-defined term

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 17 2014

How complete does a building have to be before practical completion is certified? The answer is usually found in the terms of the relevant building

UK: latest judgment illustrating the limited scope for challenging an adjudicator’s decision

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 9 2014

It is well established that the courts will not review the merits of an adjudicator's decision and will only set aside such a decision in the

UK: termination employees can be held to notice period and need not be paid if they refuse to work

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

Last year the Supreme Court ruled that, where an employer dismisses an employee with immediate effect in breach of the employment contract, the

UK: disciplinaries no right to increase sanction on appeal unless express provision

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

An employer has no contractual right to increase a disciplinary sanction on appeal under a contractual disciplinary policy unless the policy

UK: Restrictive covenants Court of Appeal refuses to correct poor drafting

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

A recent case highlights the importance of careful and tailored drafting of covenants. Read literally, a covenant prohibited an ex-employee from

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • 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