Archive for May 2014

UK Employment Law

Special EpisodeAnother View from Mayer Brown

In this special episode Nick interviews Tom Linden QC. Tom shares his views on the key issues decided by the Supreme Court in Clyde & Co LLP v Bates van Winkelhof. He represented the successful claimant in her appeal to the Supreme Court, and he shares his views on what the decision means for LLPs and partnerships.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 47The View From Mayer Brown

In this podcast, Nick reviews three recent cases, two of which concern restrictive covenants and damages for breach of a restrictive covenant. The third identifies a pitfall for employers looking to recontract staff.

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UK Employment Law

Special EpisodeAnother View from Mayer Brown

In this special episode Nick interviews Sarah Veale who is Head of the Equality and Employment Rights Department at the TUC. She talks about the impact of Tibunal fees and obstacles facing claimants who want to bring a claim in the Employment Tribunal

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UK Employment Law

Episode 46The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at three cases, one involving consultation duties under TUPE, and two looking at injunctions in employment. In one case the individuals were trying to obtain an injunction to prevent dismissal, and in the other case, the employer was looking to search the personal computers of two ex-employees.

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Rare Earth Elements

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lw0IWg4Fnhs

Rare earth elements (REEs) are a discrete series of metals without which much of today’s high-tech world would not exist. The cost of extracting these metals, the jurisdictions of REE reserves and the geopolitics associated with these vital commodities make them a game-changer for manufacturing, development of new technologies and international relations.

In this video interviewer Ben Rushton speaks with leading Mayer Brown mining lawyer Ian Coles, about some of the challenges surrounding extraction and supply. Further information can be found at: www.mayerbrown.com/rare-earth-elements/.

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