Employment law cases

Commerzbank AG v Keen [2007] IRLR 132 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Discretionary bonuses: Employer properly exercised discretion in making bonus payments

    17 April 2007

    In Commerzbank AG v Keen [2007] IRLR 132 CA the Court of Appeal held that an employer did not act in breach of the implied terms of a contract of employment in awarding to a highly paid employee lower bonuses than those recommended by his manager. Further, the terms of employment contracts are not covered by the provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977.