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|7 Jul 2009||All Change!||Tim Leaver, Herbert Smith||Lecture Notes|
|1 Jan 2007||Keen v Commerzbank – the end for Claimants?||Thomas Linden QC, Matrix Chambers||ELA Briefing||Mr Keen, who was the manager of one of the bank’s proprietary trading desks, had a clause in his contract of employment which, as is typical, said that he was eligible to participate in a discretionar...|
|1 Jan 2008||In Brief - New Year Cheer||Richard Linskell, Dawsons LLP||ELA Briefing||Just as spring follows winter, disappointed City employees seek solace in the arms of employment lawyers in the New Year, trying to challenge the reduced discretionary bonus they received before Chris...|
|1 Jun 2005||In Brief - Holiday or Sickness||Peter Linstead, Clarendon Chambers||ELA Briefing||The Court of Appeal has decided that holiday pay is not payable to those on long-term sick leave under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (Inland Revenue Commissioners v Ainsworth  EWCA ...|
|1 Jan 2005||In Brief - Rolled-up Holiday Pay||Alex Lock, Beachcroft Wansbroughs, Bristol||ELA Briefing||
The four conjoined appeals of Smith v AJ Morrisroes & Sons Ltd, J J Cafferkey & Co Ltd v Byrne, Wiggins v North Yorkshire County Council and McNulty v P C Harrington Ltd EAT 0563/04 dealt ...
|12 May 2011||The FSA’s Revised Remuneration Code||Lisa Mayhew, Berwin Leighton Paisner and Andrew Taggart, Herbert Smith||Lecture Notes|
|7 Nov 2012||Governance – Diet time for fat cats?||Lisa Mayhew, Berwin Leighton Paisner||Lecture Notes|
|1 Dec 2004||The Exercise of Employer's Discretion||Daniel Naftalin, Mishcon de Reya||ELA Briefing||The case of Horkulak v Cantor Fitzgerald International has already received much public exposure with lurid headlines about alleged drug and alcohol use, death threats and lap-dancing. One is...|
|14 Dec 2009||Managing senior employees during uncertain times, including performance, bonuses and other incentives||Paul Quain, Linklaters||Lecture Notes|
|1 Mar 2008||The Last Discretionary Bonus Claims?||Nick Ralph, Archon Solicitors||ELA Briefing||The Court of Appeal's decision in Commerzbank AG v Keen suggests it will prove very hard for employees to win claims against employers over discretionary bonuses.|