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  • A 'Disappearing' Dismissal

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United KingdomServices: Legal
    In the recent case of Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd, the Court of Appeal held that where an employee has been dismissed but then successfully appealed that decision under a contractual disciplinary procedure, the employee’s employment can be revived leaving no unfair dismissal claim.
  • Employer Found Vicariously Liable for Historic Abuse by an Independent Physician

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United KingdomServices: Legal
    In the case of Barclays Bank plc v Various Claimants the Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court’s finding that Barclays Bank was vicariously liable for historic acts of abuse by an independent physician that the Bank had appointed to examine job applicants.
  • Employers Vicariously Liable for Deliberate Misuse of Personal Data by Rogue Employees

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United KingdomServices: Legal
    The recent Court of Appeal decision in the case of Wm Morrisons Supermarkets Plc v Various Claimants shows that employers may now be vicariously liable for data breaches caused by the deliberate acts of rogue employees, even where the employer is otherwise compliant with data protection legislation.
  • Co-workers Can be Personally Liable to Whistle-blowers for Post Dismissal Losses

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United KingdomServices: Legal
    In the recent case of Timis and another v Osipov, the Court of Appeal has considered whether two non-executive directors (NEDs) could be personally liable for losses suffered by a whistleblower after his dismissal (amounting to approximately £1,745,000).
  • Company Vicariously Liable for Managing Director's Drunken Assault on an Employee

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United KingdomServices: Legal
    In the recent case of Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Limited, the Court of Appeal has found that an employer was vicariously liable for a drunken assault carried out by the managing director on an employee.
  • Invest & Trade in Greece Newsletter (29 Nov 2018)

    Content Types: NewsletterRegions & Countries: ChinaUnited Kingdom...Industries: Real Estate & ConstructionBanking & Finance...
    Greece is continuing to expand its trade and investment ties with China, participating in China’s first-ever international import exhibition in November.
  • SOCCEREX USA 2018

    Content Types: EventRegions & Countries: United KingdomUSA
    Soccerex returns to the USA to host a soccer business convention in Miami on 15-16 November 2018 in the state-of-art Marlins Park, the home of the Miami Marlins Major League Baseball franchise.
  • With uncertainty stemming from Brexit and US-China relations, Chinese investors need a geostrategy

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ChinaUnited Kingdom...Industries: All
    8 November 2018, Beijing — EY today released Geopolitical update: Brexit and US-China relations, which explores how Brexit and the increasing complexity of US-China relations is affecting Chinese enterprises’ overseas investments.
  • 2018 SUMMIT ON COMMERCIAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN CHINA

    Content Types: EventRegions & Countries: ChinaUnited Kingdom...Services: Dispute Resolution
    2018 SUMMIT ON COMMERCIAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN CHINA
  • Top 5 Announced China Outbound Deals

    Content Types: NewsletterRegions & Countries: ChinaUnited Kingdom...Industries: Minerals & ResourcesBanking & Finance...
    Top 5 Announced China Outbound Deals

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