Commercial Blawg

When and how to suspend an employee

September 30, 2012

If one of your employees is under-performing at work or has been accused of misconduct then you may want to suspend them to prevent any further problems and address the situation. However, the case of Crawford v Suffolk Mental Health Partnership Trust last year highlighted that employers may face litigation if they act unreasonably when […]

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Why should your business use a social media policy

September 7, 2012

The growth of the internet has presented opportunities to business but it has also posed challenges. It has opened up new ways to market and deliver a product or a service to clients and has revolutionised the amount of information available to businesses. A great deal of marketing and information sharing is currently done through […]

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Lawyer Faces Prison for $55m Stock Fraud

June 11, 2012

A former lawyer from Baker and McKenzie, Martin Weisberg, is facing a 15 year jail sentence for a role which he played in part of a $55 million stock fraud which is supposed to have taken place whilst the man was working for the now-liquidised Jenkins & Gilchrist law firm. Reuters reported that the man […]

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Welcome to Commercial Blawg

May 31, 2011

Welcome to Commercial Blawg, a legal news blog on commercial law for commercial lawyers, businesses and potential clients of commercial solicitors. A complex area requiring advice from specialist solicitors, commercial law and practice spans many areas and demands of commercial deals including but not limited to the incorporation of companies, shareholders’ agreements, mergers & acquisitions, […]

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