2014 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mKevFCddbE

Edmund Parker, Global Co-Head, Derivatives & Structured Products, discusses the new 2014 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions. Ed discusses the route to the new definitions, which will become market standard in September, and the changes made from the existing definitions.

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 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/.

UK Employment Law

Episode 45The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at three EAT decisions this week. The first offers very useful guidelines for parties dealing with whistle blowing complaints, and the second considers whether a Tribunal could require the employer to pay 100% of the cost of a joint medical expert report for a disability discrimination claim. The final case looks at a share acquisition of a company where the degree of control exercised by the buyer after the acquisition was found to have triggered a TUPE transfer of the employees to the buyer itself.

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