Briefings

Supreme Court Removes “Security Blanket”

23 March 2017

The Supreme Court has held that the Court of Appeal had no jurisdiction under the Arbitration Act 1996 or general rules of English procedure to order payment of security as a condition to challenging the recognition and enforcement of a New York Convention award in England.

UK: Employment Insight In-Depth – March 2017

22 March 2017

Can an employer dismiss a long-serving member of staff with an unblemished track record for a one-off act of negligence?

An M&A lifeline in the North Sea

10 March 2017

WFW London Partners Tom Jarvis and John Conlin have written an article for Petroleum Economist looking at how debt and deferred tax assets can impact acquisitions of UK continental shelf operators.

Caution to the wind

8 March 2017

WFW London Senior Associates Rebecca Williams and David Wright assess the impact of a decision on contractual obligations for Procurement & Outsourcing Journal.

LMAA Publishes New LMAA 2017 Terms Aimed at Improving Efficiency and Cost-Effectiveness

6 March 2017

Five years on from when the London Maritime Arbitrators Association last amended its Terms, it has produced a new set, which will apply to arbitrations commenced on or after 1 May 2017.

New Requirements for Large Businesses to Report on Payment Practices

27 February 2017

Large companies and LLPs will soon have to report on their payment practices for suppliers. The government has now clarified how to assess which companies are subject to the duty, what needs to be reported and when and where the information must be reported.

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