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Nowhere to hide: first criminal cartel convictions under the Enterprise Act 2002
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 20 2008

On 11 June 2008, nearly five years after the introduction of the Enterprise Act 2002 (“the Enterprise Act”), the first UK prison sentences for cartel activity were handed down to three individuals at Southwark Crown Court


Landmark privacy judgment leads to biggest privacy award in English legal history and clarifies the boundaries of press freedom and personal privacy
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 20 2008

Max Mosley has won his claim against the News of the World (NoW) for infringement of his right to privacy as a result of an article and pictures the NoW published alleging that Mr Mosley had taken part in sadomasochistic sexual activity with a Nazi theme


New developments in employment law
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 20 2008

Carers may now claim disability discrimination against their employers, if they are treated less favourably, or harassed, on the grounds of their association with a disabled person


High Court emphasises the importance of letters before action
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 20 2008

In the recent High Court case of Zambia -v- Meer Care & Desai (a firm) & Ors a judgment entered against a defendant for offences related to fraud and corruption was set aside partly as a result of the failure of the Claimant to send a letter before action


UK competition reforms to create new “opt-out” class actions and encourage private actions for damages
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 7 2013

Government proposals relating to private actions for competition damages will make it easier to bring actions in the UK and will introduce class


Supreme Court: discrimination against part-time workers
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2013

The Supreme Court has decided that part-time fee-paid judges are "workers" protected by the Part Time Workers Directive, as their relationship with


(Un)lawful terminations, religion discrimination and holiday rights of healthy workers
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2013

A number of judgments, published in the last few weeks, are likely to affect the day-to-day working practices of many of our readers. They cover a


VAT no general exemption for trustees
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 30 2008

We understand that HMRC will not be extending VAT exemptions generally to schemes in windup despite the outcome of the Capital Cranfield Trustees case earlier this year, on the grounds that that was a tribunal decision with no precedent status, though HMRC ”will consider whether any policy changes are necessary”


Disability discrimination 'by association'
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 30 2008

In a landmark decision, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that, in relation to direct disability discrimination and harassment, the European Equal Treatment Framework Directive (Framework Directive) protects against "associative discrimination" (in other words, discrimination against a non-disabled person on grounds of hisher association with a disabled person


Investors need to be clear as to the basis upon which an investment is made
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2009

Recent decisions from the English Court confirm that investors need to be clear at the outset of a transaction as to the precise legal basis upon which they are making an investment