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UK: Employment Update - November 2014

29 October 2014


In this update we review the proposed extension to the parental leave regime, an EAT decision on what type of disability discrimination claims arise on ill-health terminations and a second EAT decision confirming that employers may defend a breach of contract claim...

This week at the UK regulators - 28 October 2014

28 October 2014


This week at the UK regulators is a weekly alerter providing views on the publications issued by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority during the last week. It provides a quick way to keep up to speed with what is going on in UK...

Courts refuse enforcement of award on grounds of estoppel

23 October 2014


The enforcement of a New York Convention award may be refused by the English courts on the grounds of issue estoppel. The recent Commercial Court decision in Diag Human v Czech Republic [2014] EWHC 1639 (Comm) was the first time that the common law doctrine of...

Clifford Chance advises UKAR on sale of mortgage portfolio for £2.7bn

22 October 2014


International law firm Clifford Chance has advised UK Asset Resolution Limited (UKAR) on the sale of a portfolio of performing residential mortgage loans worth £2.7bn to a consortium made up of J.P. Morgan and British specialist lender Commercial First. UKAR is...

Immigration Update - October 2014

21 October 2014


The Home Office has published a Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules with proposed amendments to visitor visas and all tiers of the Points Based System. A summary of the most relevant changes for UK employers are listed below. Unless stated otherwise,...

Employee Benefits Newsletter October 2014

21 October 2014


In this October edition of Employee Benefits news, we look at: the UK "say on pay" regime: One year into the new remuneration policy and reporting regime, a round up on the 2014 AGM season and predictions for 2015. self-certification is here for HMRC...

Is the paper tiger sharpening its teeth

21 October 2014


The SFO, the agency principally responsible for prosecuting cases under the UK Bribery Act 2010 (UKBA), has received its fair share of criticism for being perceived to lack the prosecutorial zeal displayed by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in relation to...

Clifford Chance at the UK political party conferences

20 October 2014


The UK’s position in Europe is a crucial issue for our clients and for our clients’ clients. Any decision to change that relationship would have wide ranging consequences. With our expertise in European regulatory and policy issues we work with clients...