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The “net zero” debate: UK General Election 2019 (and beyond)

Climate and energy issues are clearly very important to many voters, even if what the parties say on these issues may be unlikely ultimately to be a

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Does TUPE catch workers who aren’t employees?

Yes, according to the decision in Dewhurst v Revisecatch & City Sprint. Employment Judge Joffe, sitting alone in the London Central Employment

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General Election 2019: Vote Planning

The 2019 General Election is taking place against a backdrop of real controversy about the nature and the role of Government. The fault lines in the

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Property funds closing the exit doors

The open ended real estate funds market faced its latest challenge this week following the suspension by M&G of its property fund. We have been here

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A valuable decision of the UK Supreme Court on Scottish sales at undervalue

On 4 December 2019, the UK Supreme Court issued its decision in MacDonald and another as joint liquidators of Grampian MacLennan's Distribution

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Implying terms into the price adjustment provision of a share purchase agreement

A recent High Court decision serves as a useful reminder of the test the court will apply when deciding whether to imply a term into a share purchase

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Giving notice of claim under a share purchase agreement: the importance of strict compliance

A recent Court of Appeal decision highlights the importance of ensuring that a notice of claim in relation to a warranty claim under a share purchase

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General Election 2019: What’s on the ballot?

With the general election now only one week away, the largest political parties have now launched their manifestos. On the employment and immigration

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Court of Appeal considers the meaning of "payable" in a share purchase agreement tax covenant

This Court of Appeal decision highlights conflicting interpretations of the meaning of "payable" and illustrates how a court will go about resolving

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Warranting forward-looking projections: lessons for a seller

The High Court has recently considered what "careful preparation" of forward-looking projections entails. Its decision was in the context of a breach

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Directors' fiduciary duties to shareholders

Most cases which come before the courts in connection with the sale and purchase of a company are brought by buyers against sellers. However, a

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Bank liable for employee's fraud on basis of "principle of social justice"

The Court of Appeal in Group Seven Limited v. Notable Services LLP 2019 EWCA Civ 614 has agreed with the High Court decision to find a bank

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LIBOR discontinuation - the LMA Exposure Drafts and other recent loan market developments

It is unsafe to assume LIBOR will be available beyond 31 December 2021

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Natixis v. Marex Financial and others

The English Commercial Court has delivered a judgment in a commodity repo dispute that has implications for commodity financiers and others using

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The latest changes to the Community Infrastructure Levy

The Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 allow local authorities to charge a community infrastructure levy (CIL) on new developments to

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Interim Relief and the likelihood of success

A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) case considered the “likelihood of success” test in interim relief cases

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Consultation to tighten minimum energy efficiency standards

Following on from the 2017 Clean Growth Strategy (CGS), in which the government committed to support businesses in reducing their energy use by at

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The Good Work Plan - exciting times ahead

The government published its Good Work Plan back in December 2018 in response to Matthew Taylor's review of employment practices. The Good Work

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EAT confirms that employers must give notice of dismissal to trigger a statutory trial period

For such an apparently simple idea, statutory trial periods are notoriously tricky. Often employers and employees agree some sort of trial period of

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The EU Justice and Home Affairs Council formally adopts new Whistleblowing Directive

The EU Justice and Home Affairs Council has formally adopted a Directive of the EU Parliament, which aims to harmonise the protections available for

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