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UK financial regulator revises the remuneration code

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 7 2010

The Financial Services Authority (the FSA), the regulator responsible for the financial services industry in the UK, has published a consultation paper setting out its proposed changes to the Remuneration Code (the Code

Court finds no employment contract between the applicant and the respondent

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • December 9 2010

EC insurers are invariably faced with claims where contractors claim to be employees so as to be entitled to employees' compensation

Delaware Supreme Court holds that Texas law does not recognize preconception torts

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 15 2013

The Supreme Court of Delaware recently held that Texas law did not recognize preconception torts and that the Texas Workers Compensation Act barred a

An independent contractor is not a shield to liability!

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • March 14 2011

The Court of Final Appeal (CFA) decided in Luen Hing Fat Coating & Finishing Factory Limited v. Waan Chuen Ming (FACV 192009) that an occupier can be liable for injury caused by an independent contractor to the contractor's own employees, even if the contractor is apparently competent

Is an insurance agent an employee or an independent contractor?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • October 6 2011

This question came before the Court of First Instance in the case of Leung Suk Fong Peggy v The Prudential Assurance Company Limited (HCME 112010

Seventh Circuit clarifies that defendants may remove class actions unless it is “legally impossible” for $5 million or more to be at stake

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 18 2011

In a pair of recent decisions, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has held that federal courts have jurisdiction over a class action that has been removed from state court when a defendant estimates that the $5 million amount-in-controversy requirement has been met, unless the plaintiff can show that it would be legally impossible to recover that amount

Pensions Act 2008

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 29 2010

In addition to the huge range of other legislative and regulatory changes affecting the insurance market at the moment, insurers will also need to consider the recent changes regarding pension provision which will impact on all employers