Cross-border, international and jurisdictional issues

Cross-border, international and jurisdictional issues guidance:

This Practice Note examines how to determine which system of law is applicable to a contract of employment or employment relationship. Brexit impact As of exit day (31...

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1 Overseas assignment 1.1 You agree to be assigned to work for the Employer in [specify country or area in which the employer's operations are carried out] (the...

Precedents

This Practice Note examines key procedural issues that may arise in the High Court in relation to cross-border litigation in an employment context. Brexit impact As of...

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Scottish civil courts, like their counterparts in England and Wales, can and do decide certain employment disputes. However, there are very significant differences...

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This Practice Note examines the Transnational Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 1999 (TICER 1999) which implement the recast European Works Council...

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The rules regarding execution of documents governed by the laws of Scotland are contained in: • the Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995 (RW(S)A 1995), and • the...

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This Practice Note considers the question of international jurisdiction in relation to employment disputes, ie whose courts and/or tribunals should decide an employment...

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This Practice Note considers the question of international jurisdiction in relation to employment disputes, ie whose courts and/or tribunals should decide an employment...

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STOP PRESS: The Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) and Civil Partnership (Opposite-Sex Couples) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/1514, come into force on 13 January...

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This Practice Note examines the Posted Workers Directive, 96/71/EC (PWD) in the context of cross-border, international and jurisdictional issues. Brexit impact As of exit...

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There are many similarities between the employment laws in the Republic of Ireland, those in Great Britain and those in Northern Ireland. This is because all are common...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to employment law applied by employment tribunals and courts in Scotland. In particular, it looks at: • the extent to which...

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This note sets out to highlight the main differences in the practice of employment tribunals in Scotland when compared with those sitting in England and Wales. With...

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STOP PRESS: The full impact of the UK’s decision to withdraw from the EU remains to be established and the EU and UK domestic legal landscape will continue to change...

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This Practice Note examines the territorial application, scope or reach of relevant applicable or mandatory law, ie how the courts and employment tribunals decide what...

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This Practice Note examines the territorial scope of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/246 (TUPE 2006) and the application...

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Given the ever increasing global mobility of employees, employers could be regularly required to understand and comply with numerous legislative requirements in many...

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