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Recent cases on standby letters of credit - does the issuing bank have to pay?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • January 9 2017

Late 2016 saw three English court rulings on whether issuing banks were obliged to pay against what, on their face, appeared to be complying demands


Compulsory e-filing in the TCC from April 2017
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • January 4 2017

Lord Justice Jackson published The Review of Civil Litigation Costs in January 2010, with the primary goal of improving court information technology


Employees personal information must not be used unlawfully by employers
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

The case of Brown v. Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis is a reminder to employers that it is unlawful to use employees' personal information


UK Employment Law Round Up December 2016
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

Welcome to the December edition of our employment law round-up. In this edition, we couldn't fail to give you an update on the most important piece of


A wealth of recent unfair dismissal decisions
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

Seasonal businesses can have a tough time if they try to sell ice cream in the UK in the winter or turkeys in the middle of summer. Conversely, when


Do you need to make sure your workers take a break during the workday
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

Under UK law, the starting point is that a worker is entitled to a rest break of 20 Minutes, where he or she works for more than six hours a day


Statutory Maternity Pay must be expressly referred to in settlement agreements
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

The case of Campus Living Villages UK v. HMRC and Sexton is a reminder to employers that, if a Statutory Maternity Payment (SMP) is included in a


High Court Brexit ruling the government cannot trigger Article 50 without parliamentary approval
  • Dentons
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

The High Court in R(Miller) v. Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union has held that the UK government cannot trigger Article 50 of the


Why restrictive covenants must be fit for purpose
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

For employers, the turn of the year is a double-edged sword: it is the best time to find new hires, but


Brexit and the Supreme Courttrial by fire?
  • Dentons
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2016

The case of The Queen on the application of Miller and Dos Santos v. the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union is not about overturning