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Decision-making under commercial agreements: Developments in the law gather pace: part 1
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2017

Business contracts have many functions - to define obligations, establish rights and remedies, specify procedures for how the parties interact, and


Arbitration Speedread: The rise and rise of third party funding in arbitration
  • Bird & Bird
  • Global, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • September 19 2017

Third party funding in the context of international arbitration remains a highly relevant issue which is worth re-examining in light of recent changes


Nipping it in the bud - Effective pre-dispute management
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2017

The effective management of the early stages of any dispute is critical to its resolution. From the earliest preparatory stages, through compliance


Exclusion and Limitation of Liability Provisions: New TCC Ruling on Categorisation of Losses and Complex Caps
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2017

The English Technology and Construction Court has examined an unusual argument concerning the meaning of a clause purporting to exclude the recovery


Abolition of Employment Tribunal fees: stay on subsequent claims and applications lifted
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2017

Following the Supreme Court's decision in R (on the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor, which declared the Employment Tribunal fees regime


Actavis v Eli Lilly- Are we clear now?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • August 30 2017

Much has been written about the implications of the July 2017 Supreme Court decision in Actavis v Eli Lilly in which Lord Neuberger delivered the


UK Employment Law case updates - August 2017
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • August 29 2017

Entirely voluntary overtime, out-of-ours standby, and callout allowance payments that are made with sufficient regularity, fall within the scope of


What’s in a name? Supreme Court confirms principle of open justice very much with The Times
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • August 11 2017

The Supreme Court finally handed down judgment in the case of Khuja v Times Newspapers in late July, in which the scales tipped in favour of the


High Court orders identity of funders to be disclosed to facilitate an application for security for costs
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2017

The Court has the power to make costs orders against non- parties under s 51 Senior Courts Act 1981 (“SCA”) as long as it is just to do so. As funding


Pier pressure: overseas employees must be consulted
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2017

The EAT has held that employees who can demonstrate a sufficiently strong connection with the UK will be entitled to collective consultation in a