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The Marathon decision - is it right that employees can unlawfully remove confidential documents and not pay damages?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 17 2017

The High Court has recently considered the approach to assessing "licence fee damages" in a claim against two former employees of Marathon Asset


Another successful challenge to jurisdiction of English court to hear claims against English domiciled parent companies in relation to acts of subsidiaries abroad
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Kenya, United Kingdom
  • March 8 2017

The High Court has struck out a claim against a UK incorporated parent company and set aside permission to serve a claim form out of the jurisdiction


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


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


UK: Discrimination - Supreme Court asked to consider ambit of associative discrimination
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 15 2016

The Northern Ireland Court of Appeal has ruled that it was direct associative discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation for a bakery to


General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before


English court makes landmark corporate modern slavery civil order
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2016

In a landmark ruling, the English Court has for the first time, awarded damages against a company in relation to modern slavery, broadening the scope


Investment Association publishes Interim Report on Executive Pay
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 26 2016

The Investment Association's Executive Remuneration Working Group, which was established in Autumn 2015, has recently published its Interim Report on


New sentencing guidelines for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences come into force today
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2016

The Sentencing Council has published guidelines to be used by Judges when sentencing corporate manslaughter, health and safety offences and food


UK: Government proposed reforms: equal pay, diversity, picketing and employment agencies
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 16 2015

Consultation over the Government's plan to require larger companies to publish pay information showing whether there is a gender pay gap closed in