Archive for February 2016

UK Employment Law

Episode 88The View from Mayer Brown

The three cases covered in this podcast episode are (1) obtaining an interim mandatory injunction to allow an independent expert to review a Defendant’s computers for unlawfully obtained confidential information, (2) whether employees transferred under TUPE when their employer had stopped undertaking the services ahead of the transfer date and (3) conducting a fair disciplinary process where the employee’s defence is that the relevant conduct was condoned. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11 to receive links to all the cases mentioned.

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Financial Dispute Resolution

Episode 10The View from Mayer Brown

Goody bag: this month Ed Sautter looks at another securitisation case, notes the first EMEA ISDA External Review Panel decision, reviews some further privilege decisions in the PAG/RBS litigation and considers the implications of the first High Court approval of predictive coding in disclosure.

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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. No contract and no fee but could a professional owe a duty of care in tort?
2. Adjudication: same old dispute? Not if it takes a new route
3. Is an email exchange enough to vary an agreement?
4. JCT BIM Practice Note
5. New PPC Alliance contracts on the way
6. Whatever happened to the government’s new payment reporting requirements?

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

Episode 87The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review of recent cases covers the correct tax treatment of termination payments, and especially payments for pain and suffering in discrimination cases. Secondly he looks at the recent case on the checks for employers done by the Disclosure and Barring Service, and, thirdly whether a Claimant could add a new respondent to a Tribunal claim without going through ACAS early conciliation. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11 to receive links to all the cases mentioned.

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