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- The UK Bribery Act 2010: a stretch too far?
The new UK Bribery Act will be brought into force in April 2011. You may think: so what, I am in Hong Kong? It is not, however, just UK companies that are at risk. Any overseas company carrying on a business, or part of a business, in the UK can comm ...
Resource Article - global.abi.org - 10/11/2010 - 13:56 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Disciplinary hearing permitted during grievance process
Employers are constantly faced with difficult decisions when it comes to their employees. One issue which has troubled employers is when dealing with the disciplinary process of an employee who has raised a grievance. This often causes confusion. h ...
Resource Article - global.abi.org - 10/05/2010 - 10:17 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Can overseas employees still claim unfair dismissal?
Sending employees to work abroad raises many legal issues – not least the question of whether these individuals retain the right to claim unfair dismissal in the UK. This is rarely straightforward, since the employee or the employment relationship may be ...
Resource Article - global.abi.org - 10/05/2010 - 10:12 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- UK Government Seeks to Abolish Retirement Age
The Government has decided to make it unlawful to dismiss employees because they have reached the Default Retirement Age (the "DRA"). It has now published a consultation document setting out how it proposes to phase out the DRA. The DRA will be ...
Resource Article - global.abi.org - 10/05/2010 - 10:03 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Anti-Bribery and Corruption UK Bribery Act 2010: Implementation date announced
The UK Ministry of Justice (MoJ) announced on 20 July that the Bribery Act 2010 (the Act) would come into force in April 2011. The MoJ also announced that the Government would launch a short consultation exercise in September, on the guidance which i ...
Resource Article - global.abi.org - 10/05/2010 - 09:41 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Update for International Financial Institutions - August 2010
The conflict of laws rule as to the capacity of a legal entity and the restitutionary remedies for the return of money advanced under a void contract http://www.salans.com/~/media/Assets/Salans/Publications/IFI%20Update%20August%202010.ashx ...
Resource Article - global.abi.org - 10/05/2010 - 09:37 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Update for International Financial Institutions
Claims for misrepresentation In Raiffeisen Zentralbank Osterreich AG v. Royal Bank of Scotland plc1 Christopher Clarke J provided a review of the law relating to misrepresentation. The facts concerned a sell-down by an arranging bank to a syndicate of a ...
Resource Article - global.abi.org - 10/05/2010 - 09:31 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- The Equality Act Comes into Force in the UK
The UK Equality Act (Act) came into force, for the main part, on 1 October this year. The Act draws together the different strands of UK anti-discrimination law, with the aim of simplifying the legal position, removing inconsistencies currently prevalent ...
Resource Article - global.abi.org - 10/04/2010 - 13:44 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Assignment of receivables in European law: the economic interest
Guy Lepage discusses why economic activity may benefit from a legal system favourable to the assignment of receivables, especially in an international context (Europe, London, United Kingdom) bankruptcy,insolvency,headlines,articles,legis ...
Resource Article - global.abi.org - 10/01/2010 - 10:52 - 0 comments - 1 attachment
- Extension of the statutory regime for issuer liability
A significantly wider statutory liability regime for issuers comes into force on 1 October 2010. The changes are particularly important for issuers with securities traded in the UK, or which have the UK as their home state. The original regime will b ...
Resource Article - global.abi.org - 09/30/2010 - 14:37 - 0 comments - 0 attachments