Macfarlanes rounds up key developments of interest for M&A lawyers, including a case in which the Commercial Court considered claims by both the buyer and the seller for breach of warranty in a share sale and purchase agreement, and a new report on PE firms' conformity with the Walker Guidelines.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 19 December 2014 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions
Another eventful year is nearly over and we are fast approaching the next election. It is therefore an appropriate time to reflect on what, in employment law terms, the last full year has brought. Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co picks its highlights from the year and hands out its annual awards.
Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 19 December 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
Before 2014 is consigned to history and 2015 presents a new set of employment law challenges, it is timely to reflect on the year's significant cases. In this briefing, Eversheds identifies 12 cases which developed the law and potentially changed HR policies and practices.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 18 December 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
With litigation activity on the rise, and pressure on in-house counsel to tighten legal spends, this Legal Week article introduces the launch of a new content series in partnership with Vannin Capital, discussing the role of third-party litigation funding in today’s legal services market.
Law Firm: Vannin Capital | Published: 12 December 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation
Macfarlanes rounds up key recent developments of interest for M&A lawyers, including a look at the new regulations on business names which are set to come into force on 31 January next year, and a new BIS consultation on proposals to prohibit UK companies appointing corporate directors.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 11 December 2014 | Practice Area: Company Administration
Russia has amended its law on foreign investment in businesses of "strategic importance for national defence and security". In this briefing, Goltsblat BLP takes a closer look at the details of these changes.
Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 11 December 2014 | Practice Area: Cross Border
The High Court has confirmed that when considering the effect of a late statement of costs, the guidance which applies is Macdonald v Taree Holdings, and not, as one might expect, the principles in Denton. In this briefing, Baker & McKenzie takes a look at the case of Kingsley v Orban.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 11 December 2014 | Practice Area: Practice and Procedure
This Mourant Ozannes briefing provides a one-page, at-a-glance comparative guide to limitation/prescription periods in the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey & Jersey.
Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 04 December 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation
As Christmas approaches and another year draws to a close, Shoosmiths looks back at some of the most notable employment law cases of 2014, covering a range of subjects including holiday pay, the right to time off for dependants, and the importance of adequate redundancy procedures.
Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 04 December 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
The topic of lone person working recently hit the headlines again, with convenience store retailer McColl's on the end of a significant financial penalty for failing to do enough to protect its employees from violent robberies. So what is the law in relation to lone working? Bond Dickinson reports.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 04 December 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
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