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UK: FCAPRA publish whistleblowing rules for UK branches
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 11 2017

The FCA and PRA have recently published new rules on whistleblowing procedures for UK branches which will apply from 7 September 2017. In October


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


Calendar Of Key Issues - An Interactive Guide To The Legal Milestones Ahead - May 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 4 2017

Country-by-country reporting regulations Emissions Reduction Plan Implementation of EU Damages Directive Installation of sub-meters under the Heat


BREXIT: charting a new course
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Global, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 21 2017

If 2016 ended with more questions than answers as to how Brexit would take shape, 2017 began with at least a little more clarity. Speeches delivered


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


UK: Court of Appeal rules on subject access requests
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2017

HR practitioners know only too well what an effective weapon a subject access request (SAR) can be in the hands of an aggrieved employee or


Equal pay: service-related pay schemes should reflect performance improvements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 6 2009

Incremental pay schemes rewarding length of service may breach equal pay law unless the additional experience gained genuinely equates to improved performance


"No show" clause held to be enforceable
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 5 2008

An employer may be able to enforce a "no show" clause requiring a prospective employee to pay an agreed sum if he fails to start his new employment, provided the purpose of the clause is to compensate loss rather than deter breach


General Counsel Update - February 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • March 1 2017

When we began analysing in depth the possibility of Britain exiting the European Union, 18 months prior to the June


Myanmar investment guide - April 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Global, United Kingdom
  • June 28 2016

After gaining its independence from the British in 1948, Myanmar1 entered a period of armed conflict and political instability. Following a