A number of recent cases have confirmed what has been widely accepted as the applicable law where a break option operates to terminate a lease mid-quarter: the tenant must pay the full final quarter, with no apportionment, unless there is a specific express provision for apportionment.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 21 May 2013 | Practice Area: Remedies and Enforcement
On 16 April 2013. the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China conditionally approved the $30 billion takeover of Xstrata plc by Glencore International plc. MOFCOM's conditional approval of Glencore's purchase represents the largest merger in mining history.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 17 May 2013 | Practice Area: Merger Control
Eversheds' pensions law handbook is a comprehensive, plain English guide to the many terms used in the pensions industry. This edition is up to date and as a result of recent changes in the law, includes updated definitions and extended commentary on automatic enrolment and pensions tax allowances.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 14 May 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
Every year the pace of international expansion has quickened for retailers. Covering key European jurisdictions, this guide focuses on retail compliance, e-commerce & data protection, employment law and real estate and looks in detail at the principal challenges each area faces.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 07 May 2013 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
It is important to have an understanding of local law before entering into debt trades. In this guide, Eversheds outlines the relevant local law considerations in 14 key European jurisdictions, prepared by specialist finance lawyers with experience of advising clients on debt transfers.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 03 May 2013 | Practice Area: Cross Border
The Government has published a draft legislative Order which if approved by Parliament, will introduce fees for claims made to an employment tribunal and appeals to the Employment Appeal Tribunal. The intention is to introduce fees at the end of July this year. Eversheds outlines the fee structure.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 01 May 2013 | Practice Area: Tribunals
The Houses of Parliament have given final approval to the many employment changes contained in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which will become an Act this week. Eversheds identifies the key areas of change, outlining the latest developments for each one and their impact on employers.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 26 April 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
The 2013 Eversheds board report is a major new study into global boardroom composition and culture, investigating how board structures are changing. The report analysed the share price performance of over 500 top companies to investigate the characteristics of the most effective global boardrooms.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 24 April 2013 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance
On 26 March 2013, the Technology and Construction Court ordered both early specific disclosure and pre-action disclosure following the Claimant's application. Eversheds outlines the case's background and explains why the judgment acts as a reminder, and warning, to Contracting Authorities.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 19 April 2013 | Practice Area: Public Procurement
In three recent cases, the Supreme Court held that extended warranty contracts were held to be insurance. Retailers providing "extended warranties" or "repair agreements" may find themselves undertaking insurance businesses without FSA authorisation. Eversheds outlines the Court's judgment.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 11 April 2013 | Practice Area: Warranties
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