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Lawsuit Highlights Antitrust Exposure Related to Hiring and Compensation

USA - March 16 2017 A recently filed class action lawsuit serves as an important reminder that employers can face scrutiny under antitrust law through civil litigation

Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon

European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA - April 22 2014 Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

Federal Trade Commission Considers the Implications of AI and Blockchain Technologies

Global, USA - March 15 2017 Following the lead of regulators throughout the country that have turned their attention to new financial Technologies, the U.S. Federal Trade

50 off - New guidance on pricing practices ‘reduced’ to a set of common sense principles

United Kingdom - March 20 2017 The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has produced a new pricing practice guide which moves towards a principle-based approach. The new

Life Sciences: Compliance and enforcement in France

Canada, France - February 28 2017 A structured guide to compliance and dishonest practices in France

Defamation and Data Protection: a twin-barrelled approach to claims against publishers

United Kingdom - March 28 2017 In the recent case of Prince Moulay Hicham v Elaph Publishing Limited, the Court of Appeal held in a unanimous decision that a claimant could include

Eleventh Circuit Affirms A Very Unhappy Unverdict Against Hip Manufacturer

USA - March 27 2017 A funny thing happened on the way to a defense verdict last yearafter the jury decided that the Defendant’s product was not defective, the MDL judge

Disclaimers: paper shield or your best protection?

USA - March 27 2017 The UK Court of Appeal recently considered the liability of issuers to secondary market investors under the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (the “1967

Sustainable Commodities: EU Conflict Minerals Regulation

European Union - March 24 2017 Earlier this month, the European Parliament voted to adopt the final text of an EU Conflict Minerals Regulation (the “Regulation”), which will require

Illinois Legislative Proposal Would Eliminate the Unclaimed Property Exemption for Business to Business Transactions

USA - March 24 2017 A bill has been introduced in the Illinois Legislature that could significantly impact the escheat liability and recordkeeping requirements of any