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WARRANTIES IN SHARE PURCHASE AGREEMENTS

The case of  Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd v Sumitomo Co Corp was decided by way of summary judgement.  It held that when a party produced a Share Purchase Agreement in which it is expressly stated that the party is only giving a...

TRADEMARKS POST BREXIT

Following the Brexit vote it is uncertain what arrangements are to be made to ensure that EU trademarks continue to provide protection in the UK.  One potential issue is the validity of a challenge over non-use of a trade mark in the EU. Trade marks can be challenged...

UBER RIDES INTO WORKER TERRITORY

An Employment Tribunal panel has held that Uber drivers fell within the definition of a ‘worker’ and were entitled to the national minimum wage, holiday pay, and protection of whistle-blower rights.  Uber argued that it merely ran a technology platform connecting...

EMPLOYMENT LAW CHANGES – AUTUMN 2016

Apprenticeships From April 2017, all large employers will be required to pay an apprenticeship levy set at 0.5% of the employer’s paybill. The money gathered will be distributed to fund the cost of apprenticeship training and assessment. The term “apprenticeship” will...

BUSTING THE EU EMPLOYMENT LAW MYTHS

Myth: leaving the EU after 43 years will bring an end to statutory holiday and sick pay Entitlement to annual leave is set out in the Working Time Regulations 1998 (“WTR”) which are derived directly from EU law. Entitlement to annual leave is set out also in the...