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No right to dismiss where employee entitled to disability payments
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2018

Mr Awan was entitled to long term disability benefits of two-thirds of salary. Although the employer took out an insurance policy to cover that


White lies - incorrect reason for dismissal breach of trust and confidence
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 27 2017

In Rawlinson v Brightside Group Ltd the EAT considered whether an employee who was given an incorrect reason for his pending dismissal was entitled


District Court Case Highlights Advantages of ERISA Severance Plans
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • November 21 2017

Specialists have long touted certain significant advantages to employers that come along with maintaining ERISA severance plans, and a recent


U.S. - What does the Impression Products v. Lexmark decision mean for drug companies? 5 takeaways
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • September 11 2017

Last May, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a highly-anticipated decision in Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark Int’l, Inc., reversing the Federal


U.S. - The Supreme Court grants purchasers free “use and enjoyment” of patented items mostly.
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

In Impression Products Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc. No. 15-1189, May 30, 2017, the Supreme Court found that patent exhaustion is “uniform and


Change of plan - redundancy four months after TUPE transfer was for ETO reasons
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • January 30 2017

The claimant in Davies v Droylsden Academy was a venue lettings manager for a company which provided premises services for schools. She was the


Weighing it up - correct approach to fairness of dismissal after inappropriate warning
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 21 2016

The claimant was involved in two incidents in 2013 - the first involved using abusive language to a manager and refusing to follow a reasonable


Global Employment Law Update - Germany
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • November 9 2016

Employees in Germany are subject to a number of obligations towards their employer. In particular, employees are obliged to be loyal to their


Sticking to a formula - bonus clause did not require exercise of discretion by employer
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2016

The issue in Brogden v Investec Bank plc was the allocation of bonuses under the employment contracts of two traders. The contracts provided for a


Data Breaches in the Board Room: An update on shareholder claims against directors and officers arising from data breaches
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • August 15 2016

A wave of litigation followed the breach’s announcement, including the four shareholder derivative lawsuits consolidated in Davis. The shareholder