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author: Liz Pearson

On 23 April 2024, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced its final rule banning non-compete clauses across the United States of America (Final Rule). In a 3-2 decision, the FTC determined that non-compete clauses are an unfair method of competition and so violate s 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act). This is […]

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AI remains front of mind for employers and employees alike, particularly with the EU Parliament approving the Artificial Intelligence Act in March 2024 (EU AI Act) (with most parts likely to become effective in 2026). In this news alert, Associate Liz Pearson and Partner Merrill April outline how firms are currently using AI and some potential challenges of […]

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The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal has published its judgment in the case of Farrukh Najeeb Husain, where Mr Husain was struck off the roll after posting a series of tweets deemed to be antisemitic and offensive. In the current heightened political climate, with the ongoing conflict in Gaza and upcoming elections in the UK and USA, […]

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