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|Holiday Pay - The Bear Necessities|
Christopher Fisher; Mayer Brown International LLP;
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 2014You will undoubtedly have seen the press surrounding the holiday pay decision last week, under the lead case of Bear Scotland Limited v Fulton. There are numerous commentaries on the case, not all accurate or helpful and some are more alarmist than they need to be.
|Main Issues in Connection with the Amendments Proposed to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act|
Ian Coles; Mayer Brown International LLP;
December 5, 2014, previously published on November 2014A recent tendency of resource-rich African countries is to favour a more balanced distribution of the benefits produced by the extractive industry between the State and the private parties holding the relevant titles. In line with this objective, in December 2012 the South African government...
|EU Legislation Facilitates Antitrust Damages Litigation|
Kiran S. Desai, Julian Ellison, Nathalie Jalabert Doury, Robert Klotz, Jens Peter Schmidt; Mayer Brown International LLP;
December 2, 2014, previously published on November 10, 2014Today's sign-off from the national governments in the EU is the final substantive step towards adoption by the EU of legislation on antitrust damages actions.
|DC Pensions Flexibility: Legislation Laid Before Parliament|
Ian Wright; Mayer Brown International LLP;
November 15, 2014, previously published on October 2014In the 2014 Budget, the Government announced what it called “the most fundamental reform to the way people access their pensions in almost a century”. The most significant change announced was that, from April 2015, members with defined contribution (“DC”) benefits, meaning...
|Issues in Relation to Mining Projects in Burkina Faso|
Sarai Jacob, Rachel Speight; Mayer Brown International LLP;
September 30, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014Burkina Faso has been ranked by the Fraser Institute as one of the top five most attractive African countries for mining investment.
|UK, US and Hong Kong Listings - Eligibility and Continuing Obligations|
Kate Ball-Dodd, Robert Hamill; Mayer Brown International LLP;
September 12, 2014, previously published on September 2014In our Equity Capital Markets Spotlight, we compare the eligibility requirements for companies seeking to list their equity securities on the UK, US and Hong Kong markets, together with the continuing obligations which apply once listed.
|An Employer can Enforce the Employment Contract against a Departing Employee without Paying Salary|
Elizabeth Hodgkinson, Nicholas Robertson; Mayer Brown International LLP;
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 2014In this very recent case, the High Court has decided that the employer was entitled to enforce the contract against a departing employee, even though the employer had deliberately stopped paying salary to the individual. This case offers a boost to employers who, until now, have had to chose...
|Administration Expenses: The Next Instalment|
David Allen, Ashley Katz, Devi Shah, Jessica Walker; Mayer Brown International LLP;
August 13, 2014, previously published on August 2014The High Court has rejected the argument that amounts owing to British Gas Trading Ltd (BGT) under post-administration, deemed contracts for the provision of gas and electricity are automatically classed as expenses of the administration. The court has reserved for consideration, however, whether...
|Hong Kong Court Recognises Foreign Liquidators|
Jennifer Colegate, Justine T. K. Lau, Edmund M. S. Ma, Richard M. Tollan; Mayer Brown International LLP;
August 5, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014Did you know that a liquidator of a foreign company may seek the assistance of the Hong Kong Court to obtain orders for the production of information which orders are, in substance, of the type made in Hong Kong windings-up under section 221(3) of the Companies (Winding-up and Miscellaneous...
|Shared Parental Leave: Top 5 Issues to Consider|
Nicholas Robertson; Mayer Brown International LLP;
August 5, 2014, previously published on July 2014The introduction of shared parental leave is intended to provide a framework to support modern working families and allow them to balance childcare responsibilities. Three sets of draft regulations covering shared parental leave and pay have just been laid before Parliament and are due to come into...