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US Supreme Court Affirms Employer Use Of Class Action Waivers In Arbitration Agreements
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • May 21 2018

Welcome news for employers: companies can require their workers go through arbitration to pursue any legal claims against their employers, rather than

Appeal judgment confirms Addison Lee cycle couriers are workers
  • Lewis Silkin
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2018

In the latest decision on employment status in the gig economy, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) has dismissed an appeal by Addison Lee against

Employment Law Bulletin March 2018
  • Wrigleys Solicitors LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 2 2018

In this issue we feature important cases from the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal. In Reilly v Sandwell

Redundancy consultation: When is it necessary to consider "bumping"?
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 2 2018

A new decision suggests that, although not mandatory, employers should be careful to consider 'bumping' when making employees redundant to avoid

Court of Appeal clarifies approach in ‘final straw’ constructive unfair dismissal cases
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 1 2018

In a judgment this morning in Kaur -v- Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (the trust), the Court of Appeal has clarified the law on waiver of

Precedent Set: ‘Business Judgment Rule’ Also Applies to a Board Resolution on Filing a Derivative Suit
  • Barnea
  • Israel
  • April 29 2018

The Israeli Supreme Court has set a precedent by ruling that the Business Judgment Rule should also be applied to a company’s board of directors when

SPC to Expedite the Construction of A National Appeal Court for IPR Cases
  • AFD China Intellectual Property Law Office
  • China
  • April 27 2018

China has established specialized IPR courts in 18 cities. Each court is charged to accept and hear IPR cases from a much larger area one to two

Direct enforcement of ADGM Court judgments and arbitration awards into onshore Abu Dhabi
  • White & Case LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • April 27 2018

On 11 February 2018, the Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts (ADGM courts) entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Abu Dhabi Judicial

U.S. Supreme Court: No More Partial Institution Practice In AIA Reviews
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • April 24 2018

In a win for SAS Institute, represented by Jones Day attorneys Greg Castanias, John Marlott, and Dave Cochran, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its

US$2.6-Billion Fraud Judgment Awarded Against Former Sino-Forest CEO
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • April 16 2018

On March 14, 2018, the Honourable Justice Penny of the Ontario Superior Court (Commercial List Division) released a decision granting a US$2.6-billion