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The Third Circuit refused to vacate an arbitrator’s award, despite allegations that she failed to disclose contributions the defendant’s parent company had made to her judicial campaign and failed to disclose that she...more
Reports of Twinkie the Kid’s death have been exaggerated. Despite widespread mainstream media reports of Hostess’ impending liquidation, the court has not yet approved liquidation. To the contrary, on November 19, 2012, after...more
Can an employer require that its employees arbitrate employment law claims, rather than file lawsuits?
Can an employer require that employees waive the right to take part in class action lawsuits or class arbitrations...more
One of the most interesting and controversial laws taking effect in 2012 involves greatly increased penalties for the willful misclassification of employees as independent contractors. I litigated quite a few class actions...more
Non-compete and trade secret litigation inherently involves disclosure of confidential information. Plaintiffs argue that defendants took or used the plaintiff’s confidential information, and they often want the defendants to...more
New “provisional” statistics show a 51% decrease employment tribunal claims – but what about the missing data?
The Tribunals Service has recently published quarterly statistics for 1 October to 31 December 2010 for all...more
In the past 15 years, it has become common for employers to require employees to agree, as a condition of employment, to resolve disputes regarding employment through binding arbitration instead of jury trials. Employees,...more
BARGATE MURRAY - QUARTERLY EMPLOYMENT LAW REVIEW
A new Era begins...
Philip Henson, Partner in the City of London law firm Bargate Murray looks to how business leaders and HR practitioners should be prepared for changes...more
Presentation CLE United Arbitration
PRESENTATION OUTLINE (CE / CLE Credits)
ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
The hallmark of international commercial arbitration is the right of parties to select the law to govern their dispute. However, choice of law or party autonomy is subject to limits. Sometimes arbitrators are obliged to...more
Does your client's case have merit? Has there been an attempt, or is an attempt current, to resolve the situation without resorting to a trial? This is simply a demonstration of a memo template that can be used by lawyer or...more
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