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04/10/2022
Em­ploy­ment ter­min­a­tion law and le­gis­la­tion in the UK
1. Dis­missal of em­ploy­ees 1.1 Reas­ons for dis­missal A claim for un­fair dis­missal can be made if the reas­on for dis­missal was not one of a num­ber of ‘fair reas­ons’ (e.g. con­duct, cap­ab­il­ity, "some...
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03/10/2022
Crypto-fraud: ease of seek­ing rem­ed­ies from Eng­lish courts
Tak­ing ef­fect from 1 Oc­to­ber 2022, the Civil Pro­ced­ure (Amend­ment No. 2) Rules 2022 (SI 2022/783) and 149th Prac­tice Dir­ec­tion Up­date amend CPR Prac­tice Dir­ec­tion 6B (“PD6B”) by cre­at­ing new ‘gate­ways’...
19/10/2022
CMS Risk Es­sen­tials We­bin­ar
Nav­ig­at­ing con­tract ter­min­a­tion and bey­ond: a re­view of re­cent case law and prac­tic­al guid­ance En­sur­ing a smooth ter­min­a­tion of con­trac­tu­al re­la­tion­ships is a com­mon con­cern for com­mer­cial busi­nesses...
30/09/2022
ESG in real es­tate
Wheth­er you own or oc­cupy prop­erty, ESG factors will have a ma­jor im­pact on your real es­tate in the com­ing years. Sur­veys of com­mer­cial real es­tate and con­struc­tion pro­fes­sion­als show that most be­lieve that de­mand for sus­tain­able build­ings is on the in­crease. This page brings to­geth­er prac­tic­al re­sources and in­sight for the real es­tate sec­tor on how ESG can be em­bed­ded. If there is a top­ic you’d like to dis­cuss, please get in touch.
30/09/2022
A key de­vel­op­ment in the re­ci­pro­city of en­force­ment between the Eng­lish...
On 13 Septem­ber 2022, the In­ter­na­tion­al Co-op­er­a­tion De­part­ment of the Min­istry of Justice of the United Ar­ab Emir­ates (the “UAE Min­istry of Justice”) is­sued a guid­ance let­ter to the Dir­ect­or Gen­er­al...
30/09/2022
The Law Com­mis­sion’s con­sulta­tion pa­per on di­git­al as­sets (cor­por­ate law...
In Ju­ly 2022, the Law Com­mis­sion for Eng­land and Wales launched its con­sulta­tion pro­pos­als in­vit­ing com­ments and re­cog­ni­tion for pro­tec­tion of di­git­al as­sets (such as crypto-tokens, cryptoassets and non-fun­gible...
30/09/2022
The fu­ture of food la­belling? Cur­rent evid­ence on front-of-pack nu­tri­tion...
As part of its Farm to Fork Strategy, the European Com­mis­sion in­tends to in­tro­duce man­dat­ory front-of-pack nu­tri­tion la­belling in the European Uni­on (“EU”) by the end of this year. Ahead of this...
29/09/2022
Boom & Gloom? CMS European M&A Out­look 2023
We are pleased to share with you the 2023 edi­tion of the European M&A Out­look pub­lished by CMS in as­so­ci­ation with Mer­ger­mar­ket.
29/09/2022
CMS closes series of high-pro­file bat­tery stor­age deals
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has closed five sig­ni­fic­ant bat­tery stor­age deals in re­cent months, re­in­for­cing the firm’s mar­ket-lead­ing po­s­i­tion in this space.  These in­clude: Ad­vising Zen­obē on two...
29/09/2022
Off-payroll rules (IR35) – As you were?
The Chan­cel­lor po­si­tioned the Gov­ern­ment’s mini-budget last week as a new ap­proach for a new era, fo­cused on growth. In the Chan­cel­lor’s speech, the off-payroll rules (in­tro­duced in 2017 for the pub­lic...
29/09/2022
Reg­u­lat­ing hy­dro­gen trans­port and stor­age - op­tions to choose from
The UK Gov­ern­ment’s De­part­ment for Busi­ness, En­ergy and In­dus­tri­al Strategy (“BEIS”) is cur­rently con­sult­ing (the “Con­sulta­tion”) on its pro­posed ways of reg­u­lat­ing hy­dro­gen trans­port and stor­age...
29/09/2022
The Law Com­mis­sion’s con­sulta­tion pa­per on di­git­al as­sets (cor­por­ate law...
In Ju­ly 2022, the Law Com­mis­sion for Eng­land and Wales launched its con­sulta­tion pro­pos­als in­vit­ing com­ments and re­cog­ni­tion for pro­tec­tion of di­git­al as­sets (such as crypto-tokens, cryptoassets and non-fun­gible...