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Supreme Court takes restrictive approach to the opening of secondary proceedings in England under EC insolvency regulation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

The Supreme Court has held that, in order to open secondary proceedings in England under EC Regulation 13462000 on Insolvency Proceedings, the


UK: unfair dismissal: employers cannot rely on previous warning given in bad faith to justify dismissal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

Employers considering dismissal in reliance on a previous &8216;live' disciplinary warning should ensure that any allegations that the warning was


A golden ticket for licensees? Patentee ordered to disclose licence documents before infringement proceedings begin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 5 2015

In an 'unprecedented' application, the Patents Court has ordered pre-action disclosure of a patentee's existing licence agreements, so that the


A round up of pensions developments: April 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 1 2015

The Pensions Regulator has published its finalised Guidance on DB to DC transfers and conversions. Background Under the Pension Schemes Act 2015 (the


Novartis feels the 'squeeze': broad claim construction leads to invalidity of patent for EXELON Alzheimer's patch
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

Arnold J in the Patents Court has found that Novartis' patent, covering its EXELON rivastigmine transdermal patch to treat Alzheimer's disease, is


Good faith principles applied to question of whether innocent party could keep contract alive following repudiatory breach
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

The High Court has held that a party was not entitled to keep a contract alive indefinitely for the purpose of claiming ongoing liquidated damages


UK: obligation to register share plans online
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

All companies operating employee share plans in which UK employees participate must register the share plans with HM Revenue and Customs by 6 July


Brexit - a possible UK exit from the EU
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

In the UK, the General Election is a few days away and with it is the prospect of a Referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union (EU) by


The English High Court finds that arbitration clause “trumps” Insolvency Rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

The case of Philpott & Orton v Lycee Francais Charles De Gaulle School serves as a welcome reminder that the English court will strictly enforce


Court re-iterates limits of executive power
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 29 2015

In R (Evans) v Attorney General 2015 UKSC 21 the Supreme Court has issued a strong reminder of the importance of the principle that decisions of the