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Uber loses appeal on employment status of its drivers

This briefing examines the Employment Appeal Tribunal's recent judgment in Uber BV and others v Aslam and others UKEAT/0056/17/DA.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 21 November 2017 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights

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Clean, green growth for the UK

The government has published two important papers on delivering clean economic growth and infrastructure. This article examines their contents.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 20 November 2017 | Practice Area: Energy

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Uber drivers are "workers" but Deliveroo riders are not - what's the difference?

The Central Arbitration Committee has found that Deliveroo riders are not 'workers'. But last week the Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld the tribunal's finding that Uber drivers are workers. So why the difference?

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 17 November 2017 | Practice Area: Transport

Court of Appeal confirms London Taxi Company's trade mark for the shape of the "black cab" is invalid

The trade marked three-dimensional shape of the traditional London taxi has been found invalid by the Court of Appeal of England and Wales. This briefing examines the case.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 16 November 2017 | Practice Area: Transport

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Indirect discrimination and objective justification

Reliance on objective justification to defend allegations of indirect discrimination will always be a balance between risk and reward. Two recent examples show how it can go wrong.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 15 November 2017 | Practice Area: Equal Treatment

Uber's 'worker status' appeal rejected - further appeal highly likely

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has rejected the appeal in Uber BV and ors v Aslam and ors. This article examines the decision.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 13 November 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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From sea to privacy: New border legislation increases focus on cybersecurity and privacy at U.S. ports

This briefing examines a recent U.S. House Homeland Security Committee hearing, which sought to identify and understand cyber threats posed by vulnerabilities at seaports.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 10 November 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

Government Accountability Office releases climate change report

Government Accountability Office finds that climate change could result in significant impacts to the US economy that may be unevenly distributed across US sectors and regions.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 07 November 2017 | Practice Area: Energy

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Close encounters: quantifying the power of collaborative innovation

Collaborative innovation, in the form of partnerships with dynamic SMEs, has emerged as a key strategy for corporate innovation. This study aims to quantify collaborative deals between UK SMEs and domestic and international corporates and reveal how firms are choosing to collaborate.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 01 November 2017 | Practice Area: Joint Ventures

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Deriving transport benefits from Big Data and the Internet of Things in Smart Cities

Public transport is one of the biggest challenges facing cities today – how can Big Data and the Internet of Things be leveraged to tackle the issues?

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 25 October 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

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