Archive for April 2015

UK Pensions Law

Episode 13UK Pensions Law

Richard Goldstein talks about recent developments in relation to pensions liberation, including some Pensions Ombudsman determinations in complaints involving pensions liberation and the publication of a code of good practice for combating pension scams.

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Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

Current issues
1.Why adjudicators should be careful who they talk to
2.Adjudication rules not ok
3. So can insurers recover money paid out from the guilty party?

Future issues
4. CDM 2015 is now live
5. JCT issues CDM 2015 amendment sheets (and 2015 editions are on the way)
6. ACE Short Form Agreement
7. New skills test for major government infrastructure project bidders

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

Episode 69The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks the three main party manifesto proposals for employment law. He also considers two recent cases, the first looks at when a contract is to be implied between an agency worker and the customer, and the second outlines what whistleblowing meets the new “public interest” test.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 68The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at recent and important employment cases. The first considers whether an employee with Type 2 diabetes qualified as “disabled”. The second case was about the extent to which an employer still had to investigate alleged misconduct where the employee had made admissions. The third case is the latest on how to calculate holiday pay.

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Financial Dispute Resolution

Episode 1The View from Mayer Brown

Ed Sautter, a partner in the Mayer Brown Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice in London, reviews recent cases in which finance documents have been construed by the Courts and considers in particular the role that the commercial background has taken in their interpretation.

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