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Brexit and Structured Products: A Framework for Considering Disclosures
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 11 2016

The U.K.’s recent referendum to withdraw from the European Union has affected virtually all segments of the financial industry. The structured


Courts bare their teeth on environmental sentencing
  • DLA Piper
  • United Kingdom
  • July 11 2016

There has been further evidence recently that the Environmental Sentencing Guidelines will lead to the court's flexing their muscles more when it


Wheels on fire: a cautionary tale of nuisance
  • Ince & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2013

Rylands v Fletcher is one of the most iconic judgments ever to have been handed down by an English court. It established the principle that a person


Tribunal can find dismissal fair for different reason to that relied upon by employer
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 11 2011

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT), in the case of Screene v Seatwave Limited, has held that a tribunal was entitled to find that an employer had fairly dismissed an employee for conduct, despite it relying upon capability as its potentially fair reason in its ET3 response form, and at the tribunal hearing.


And the meaning of “gross negligence” is...?
  • Mayer Brown
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2011

Negligence is a familiar concept in English law but what does the term “gross negligence” mean in a contract?


Pure economic loss
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2011

Can a contractor be held liable to an employer for economic loss on the basis of a negligent breach of a duty of care where the contractor is not liable under the contract?


Remoteness... forseeability...recovery of future loss...revisited
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 8 2011

The Court of Appeal in a recent case, Conarken Group Ltd and another v Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd 2011 EWCA Civ 644 gave a useful restatement of the laws on the foreseeability and remoteness of economic loss arising from negligent property damage.


The nuts and bolts - part 8. What goes up must come down...safely
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • August 2 2011

Working at height continues to be a top priority for the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and falls from height remain a major problem.


McKie v Swindon College
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2011

High Court holds ex-employer liable for negligent misstatement due to email sent to new employer 6 years after employee had left.


The nuts and bolts - Part 3. Boilerplate or bear trap? Ignore standard clauses at your peril
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • June 28 2011

There are many clauses in a construction contract that, at first glance, appear to be straightforward.