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Lewis Silkin | United Kingdom | 23 Sep 2020

Face coverings and the workplace

What health and safety obligations do employers have towards employees and visitors with regard to face coverings in the workplace? How should they enforce wearing face coverings if people refuse? And how should they protect employees from abusive customers or visitors? This article discusses the current rules regarding face coverings at work and some of the practical issues that may arise......
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RPC | European Union, United Kingdom | 6 Sep 2016

Sidestepping limitation: a cautionary tale

Under English law, a defendant may recover some of its liability to the claimant from a third party which is also responsible for the loss to the claimant. In a recent case the defendants were able to do so after settling a competition damages claim with the claimant, even though the third party had a limitation defence against the claimant, which could have extinguished both the defendant's......
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RPC | Sri Lanka, United Kingdom | 13 Sep 2011

High Court rules on oil derivatives misselling case

In uncertain financial times, with a further wave of litigation likely, financial institutions will take comfort from the fact that the English courts continue to take a robust approach to the distinction between advisory relationships and investment advice that is given as part of the sales process.
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