Archive for February 2014

UK Pensions Law

Episode 2UK Pensions Law

In this episode, Richard Goldstein talks about the implications of same sex marriage for occupational pension schemes and the provisions of the Pensions Bill 2013/2014 that is currently going through Parliament.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 41The View from Mayer Brown

In this episode Nick reviews recent decisions involving the burden of proof in discrimination claims, post TUPE harmonisation dismissals, and interpreting a summary dismissal clause in a contract.

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Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Episode 8The View from Mayer Brown

In this episode Rani Mina and David Smith discuss recent cases concerning the separate legal personality of corporations and the exceptions to that rule under the doctrine known as “piercing the corporate veil”.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 40The View from Mayer Brown

Nick takes a look at three recent cases. The first deals with enforcement of a non compete covenant in the wealth management industry, and the second looks at whether a set of emails, read together, could amount to a qualifying disclosure under the whistleblowing legislation. Finally, the court looks at whether to imply a term requiring the pay out of accrued flexi-time when an employee leaves employment.

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