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Retail sector legal update: Your London 2012 legal toolkit - ready steady go

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 14 2012

The government has just announced that it proposes a temporary relaxation of Sunday trading laws to optimise the opportunities for businesses during the Games

Pleural plaques

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 10 2009

Following the House of Lords decision in Rothwell, asymptomatic claimants who have pleural plaques are not entitled to apply for damages

Supreme Court provides certainty for asbestos victims

  • Cobbetts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 5 2012

The Supreme Court has handed down a landmark ruling to assist victims and their families who suffer from mesothelioma

Preview 2013 (UK law)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 15 2013

2013 will herald some significant changes to the UK legal arena, notably in the corporate area in relation to executive remuneration and narrative

Introduction of new Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 3 2012

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (“CAR 2012”) are due to come into force on 6 April 2012, revoking The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 (“CAR 2006”

Remuneration and corporate governance in financial institutions

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • France, Germany, Global, Netherlands, United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2009

There is a pressing need for remuneration and governance principles in financial institutions to be based on a globally consistent framework, rather than national initiatives

English High Court sets date for 'trigger' litigation with regard to mesothelioma claims and employer liability

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 24 2008

A trial commencement date of 3 June 2008 has been set for the six lead test cases in the employers' liability 'trigger' litigation

Developments affecting financial services firms in the United Kingdom

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 6 2010

Following much press coverage of statements from the UK's Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, regarding his intent to put an end to big bonuses and short-term bonus culture and extensive consultation by the Financial Services Authority in the UK (the "FSA") regarding changes to its Remuneration Code, proposed legislation to regulate bankers' remuneration has now been enacted

Court of Appeal overturns EL insurance “trigger” decision

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 7 2010

The Court of Appeal has handed down its long-awaited decision in the appeal of the Employers' Liability Insurance "Trigger" Litigation

Hall v Newall Heating Ltd and AGF Insurance Ltd

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 5 2010

The claimant was employed by the first defendant in the period 1967 to 1974, and he was during his employment exposed to asbestos