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5 10, 2017

Kick Off – Deciding whether to Litigate or Arbitrate in Football Disputes

By | October 5th, 2017|Dispute Resolution, Sport|

On 4 September 2017, the High Court determined an appeal in the case of Wilfried Guemiand Bony v Gilbert Francis Kacou & Ors [2017] EWHC 2146 (Ch). The primary question before the court was whether the proceedings brought by Mr Bony, a professional footballer, should be stayed to allow the matter to be decided under the Football Association’s Rule K [...]

25 07, 2017

Practical Steps To Be Ready For The GDPR

By | July 25th, 2017|Commercial, Corporate, Hotels, Leisure & Retail, Human Resources & Recruitment, Real Estate, Technology, Media & Telecoms|

With less than a year to go before the GDPR becomes enforceable, all businesses, if they haven’t done so already, need to start taking the GDPR seriously. The increased levels of potential fines have hit the headlines, but the GDPR is about much more than that. It’s about bringing data protection to the forefront of a business’ structure and culture [...]

11 07, 2017

Employment Case Law Update: Defining “public interest” in whistleblowing claims

By | July 11th, 2017|Employment, Human Resources & Recruitment, Recent Transactions|

The Court of Appeal’s judgment in Chesterton Global Limited & Another v Mohamed Nurmohamed was handed down late yesterday. This is an immensely important judgment in the field of employment law and whistleblowing, in that it defines what the public interest is for the purposes of whistleblowing claims. Public Concern at Work (PcAW) intervened in the Court Appeal proceedings, reinforcing [...]

30 05, 2017

Managing Sickness Absence Seminar and Q&A

By | May 30th, 2017|Employment, Human Resources & Recruitment|

In this seminar we will cover how to deal with the difficult issues associated with sickness absence, disability and reasonable adjustments and how to minimise the risk of Employment Tribunal claims. Following the seminar there will be a Question and Answer session on Employment Law, HR, Immigration, Pay and Reward Issues. Refreshments will be provided. When: Tuesday 27 June 2017, 5:30pm - 7:00pm Where: [...]

4 04, 2017

Shared Appreciation Mortgages – Potential Claim

By | April 4th, 2017|Dispute Resolution, Real Estate, Real Estate|

Christopher Philpot, Senior Associate in Teacher Stern’s dispute resolution department, has been interviewed on the BBC’s One Show in relation to a potential claim being organised against both Bank of Scotland and Barclays for compensation relating to Shared Appreciation Mortgages that were sold between 1996 – 1998. The programme was aired on BBC One on Monday 3rd April 2017 at [...]

6 03, 2017

Meet Our Real Estate Team in Cannes During MIPIM 2017

By | March 6th, 2017|About Us, Our People, Real Estate, Real Estate|

A number of Partners from Teacher Stern's Real Estate team will be in Cannes from 13-17 March 2017 during MIPIM. If you would like to meet up with any of our team then please do get in touch with any of the following: Phil Berry – view Phil's contact details Laura Brown -view Laura's contact details Claire Gibson -view Claire's contact details Victoria [...]

15 02, 2017

Employment Update: ‘My train is cancelled … again’

By | February 15th, 2017|Employment, Human Resources & Recruitment, Transport|

Politics aside, perhaps the biggest talking point for Londoners in 2016 was travel disruption. From the ongoing Southern Rail delays to multiple tube strikes, simply getting into work became increasingly problematic for many people. So what should employers do when their staff are late for work or cannot get in at all? The key is to distinguish between: ‘one-off’ absences [...]

8 02, 2017

Teacher Stern Advises on Sale of the Eyecon Group of Companies to Playtech for £50m

By | February 8th, 2017|Corporate, Gaming, Technology, Media & Telecoms|

Teacher Stern recently acted for the founder of the Eyecon group of companies on his sale to Playtech plc for total consideration of up to £50 million. Further details can be found here: Playtech bets £50m on bingo specialist Eyecon as it looks to bolster content Playtech Acquires Eyecon to Consolidate Presence on UK Regulated Market

7 02, 2017

Breakfast Seminar: Tax and Residential Property Structures

By | February 7th, 2017|About Us, Real Estate, Real Estate, Tax|

When: Wednesday 22nd February 2017 arrival from 8am for a 8:30am start Where: Teacher Stern Offices, 37 - 41 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4JH What: A practical session on what to do with existing residential property structures from a tax perspective Who: Sarah Cardew, Tax Partner of Teacher Stern LLP and Michael Thomas, Tax Barrister of Pump Court Tax Chambers Places are limited, [...]

17 01, 2017

How BoS rushed borrowers on shared appreciation mortgages

By | January 17th, 2017|Construction, Dispute Resolution, Real Estate, Real Estate|

The details of how Bank of Scotland rushed older borrowers into hugely expensive mortgages where their debt rose with house prices have been revealed by a This is Money investigation. Evidence has emerged that the bank - which has previously been criticised for sharp sales practices - hurried customers approaching retirement into signing up to shared appreciation mortgages without financial [...]

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