On the 23 September 2021, the UK government published an open consultation which considers five ways in which the current legal framework for making flexible working requests could change. We look at what the consultation’s proposals could mean for employers.
In this week’s Commercial Disputes Weekly look out for two cases on proceedings for contempt of court, what happened when a draft witness statement was shown to the other side before a hearing, and how to draft an unless order.
Temporary windfall profit reduction mechanism on remuneration from electricity production activity in Spain23 September 2021
On 15 September 2021, Royal Decree-Law 17/2021 of 14 September 2021, providing for urgent measures to mitigate the impact of soaring natural gas prices in the retail gas and electricity markets was published in the Spanish Official Gazette and came into force the following day.
Read the twenty first edition of our weekly update of Italian labour law.
This article gives an introduction to The Downstream Oil Resilience Draft Bill 2021, which was presented to the UK Parliament in June 2021, and looks at its implications.
With the high numbers of mature oil fields in the North Sea, ownership increasingly in the hands of “late life specialists” and many offshore assets reaching the end of their useful life, decommissioning issues are no doubt a sign of things to come.
Decree No. 34 of 2021 enhances the status of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre21 September 2021
The Ruler of Dubai has issued Decree No. 34 of 2021, significantly reforming and enhancing the status of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre.
The Commercial Disputes Weekly returns with a number of significant recent decisions from the English courts, not least the Supreme Court’s decision regarding the existence of lawful act economic duress in English law. Plus look out for a number of decisions in the maritime sector, as well as advice on how to plead a case of estoppel by convention.
Read the twentieth edition of our weekly update of Italian labour law.
This Spanish newsletter discusses some practical aspects of the Cape Town Convention’s Luxembourg Rail Protocol following the announcement by the Spanish Government of their intention to sign it.