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Hong Kong corporate insights - July 2015

Hogan Lovells

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Murphy’s Law and superannuation death benefits

McInnes Wilson Lawyers

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California amends its healthy workplaces, health families law

McDermott Will & Emery

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New study reveals a positive attitude towards pre-nuptial agreements

Penningtons Manches LLP

Pre-nuptial agreements are gaining more recognition in the press and in court and are becoming increasingly common insurance policies for engaged… More like this

U.S. Congress to again consider private right of action for trade secret misappropriation

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

On July 29, 2015, with bipartisan support, congressional leaders in both the House and Senate, including Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and… More like this

Unfair contract terms expansion to small business

McInnes Wilson Lawyers

The Commonwealth Government has introduced the Treasury Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Bill 2015 (Bill) into… More like this

“Gun jumping” on CADE’s radar

Guerra IP

Since 2012, prior approval of the Brazilian Administrative Council of Economic Defense (CADE) is required in order for large merger operations take… More like this

Could First Nations demand consultation on the Hydro One privatization?

Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Ontario has announced that it will sell part of both the transmission and distribution components of Hydro One. An initial public offering of 15 per… More like this

Federal grant and contract news for nonprofits - July 2015

Venable LLP

Earlier this summer, the former chief of staff for the Illinois Department of Public Health was sentenced to eight years in federal prison for… More like this

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