Archive for October 2017

UK Pensions Law

Episode 37The View from Mayer Brown

Richard Goldstein looks at a number of recent developments in the pensions industry, including a new Finance Bill, measures to tackle pension scams, a further HMRC brief on VAT on pension fund management services, and the Court of Appeal’s decision in the Safeway case.

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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:

1. Houseboat buyers tie up moor misrepresentation damages
2. Court sorts out baggage subcontract works and saves sectional delay damages
3. Court says no to a wind up
4. JCT updates Tendering Practice Note
5. Government’s corporate governance reform package unwrapped
6. Government consultation on new measures to boost housing supply

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

Episode 122The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at an employer’s right to suspend an employee during an investigation, and a case claiming that this gave rise to significant damages. The second case relates to an attempt to derail a tribunal case by challenging the Early Conciliation certificate. The third is an update on a case to do with prohibiting the use of work devices for personal communications. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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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:

1. Contract for £15 million bonus made in a pub? You cannot be serious?
2. Broken code leaves Supreme Court with contract interpretation enigma
3. Adjudicator’s liquidated damages ruling shuts out contractor’s second wave of eot claims
4. Independent review of Building Regulations and fire safety
5. New white paper on BIM for Civil and Structural Engineering
6. Industry Response Group to lead construction industry building safety response

The update can be accessed here.