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Don't bank on surrendering your lease if the landlord's mortgagee hasn't given its consent

The High Court has refused to imply into a deed of surrender a condition precedent that the superior landlord had obtained its lender's consent. This article examines the decision.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 16 August 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Five tips to avoid the in-house expert trap in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Latham lawyers provide five practice tips to consider due to a trap caused by Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, in an article published by The Recorder.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 16 August 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

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EEOC Determination: Denial of transition-related health care benefits violates Title VII rights of transgender employees

The EEOC recently determined that denying coverage for transition-related services constituted sex discrimination under Title VII, as this article explains.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 15 August 2017 | Practice Area: Health Care

Court finds veto right in share option agreement was discretionary and could not be exercised capriciously, arbitrarily or unreasonably

This articles examines the decision in Watson v Watchfinder.co.uk Ltd [2017] EWHC 1275 (Comm).

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 15 August 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Fixed recoverable costs - coming soon to a court near you?

At the end of July 2017, Lord Justice Jackson presented a report recommending, among other things, the expansion of fixed recoverable costs in the fast track. This briefing examines the proposals.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 15 August 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

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No surrender

The High Court has refused to imply into a deed of surrender a condition precedent that the superior landlord had obtained its lender's consent. This article examines the decision.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 14 August 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

Employers beware: Fifth Circuit narrows “fluctuating” workweek

This article examines a recent decision by the Fifth Circuit, concerning the “fluctuating workweek method”.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 14 August 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

Employee uses deficient drafting to defeat non-compete clause

This briefing considers in detail the Court of Appeal's decision in Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1054.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 14 August 2017 | Practice Area: Competition

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Hard lessons from the English court on legal professional privilege

A series of recent judgments by the English courts have shone a spotlight on the limits of the protection provided by legal professional privilege. This article considers the implications.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 14 August 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

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Pensions Round-Up: June/July 2017

The latest edition of DLA Piper's Pensions Round-Up provides an overview of developments in pension legislation, case law and regulatory guidance.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 11 August 2017 | Practice Area: Pensions

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