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Compliance Check: Brexit
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 14 2016

As the 23rd June - the UK’s ‘InOut’ referendum date - approaches, companies in Asia with operations in the UK and other European countries should


Tort of inducement to breach of contract requires actual knowledge and an intention to interfere
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2007

The House of Lords (HL) has delivered a significant decision on the scope of economic torts and, in particular, the distinction between the tort of procuring a breach of contract and the tort of unlawful interference


Court of Appeal decides that the Fairchild causation exception applies in lung cancer cases
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 24 2016

The Court of Appeal has recently decided that the Fairchild causation exception applies in a lung cancer case. The case is significant in that to date


Fairness in disciplinary proceedings 2 recent cases on Article 6 ECHR
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2011

In this e-bulletin we report on two recent decisions which shed light on the application of the Article 6 right to a fair hearing in regulatory proceedings


Retention of title clauses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 28 2013

It is common in construction projects for goods and materials to be present on site before incorporation in the Works and sometimes quite large


Trade secrets: will the trade secrets directive deliver a unified approach across the EU?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Spain, United Kingdom, European Union, France, Germany
  • January 18 2016

The European Parliament and EU Council have agreed the terms of a Trade Secrets Directive that aims to harmonise the definition and protection of


UK: salary: default daily accrual rate of 1365 unless overridden by contractual terms
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2015

The Court of Appeal has ruled that an employee's salary accrues day to day pursuant to the Apportionment Act 1870, but the rate at which it accrues


Round-up of UK employment law developments in September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 6 2014

Employment Tribunals now have the power to order an employer who has breached equal pay law to carry out an equal pay audit and publish the audit on


UK: state and diplomatic immunity: Court of Appeal rules on employment claims
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2015

The Court of Appeal has held that foreign staff employed at embassies in the UK could bring race discrimination and holiday pay claims; it considered


Recent TUPE cases: transfer of union recognition and post-transfer dismissals
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2010

On a TUPE transfer, trade union recognition only transfers if the transferred entity maintains an identity distinct from the rest of the transferee's undertaking