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Does a complaint have to be “genuine” before it is a workplace right?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Australia
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  • December 16 2014

The statutory protection against adverse action taken because the employee made a complaint about the employment should not be limited to situations

Actions speak louder Court of Appeal for Ontario confirms debtor creditor relationship between parties to a “broker agreement”

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 5 2014

In proceedings pursuant to the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Actconcerning The Cash Store Financial Services et al., the Court of Appeal for

Cancel that order! High Court refuses cancellation of coffee trade marks containing descriptive foreign words

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 9 2014

A recent decision of the High Court of Australia has clarified the ability of brand owners to register and protect trade marks which have descriptive

‘No extra claims’ clause again a factor in limiting employer’s unilateral decision to relocate employees

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 7 2014

Following on from a recent decision in which a ‘no extra claims’ clause in an enterprise agreement prohibited an employer unilaterally varying

Agreement making by ‘start ups’

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 8 2014

In a decision which considered agreement making for “start ups”, the Fair Work Commission has held that there was nothing unusual or untoward in a

Probationary period: compliance with the notice period may give rise to a new employment contract

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • December 3 2014

Under French employment law, the provision of a probationary period in an employment contract entitles the employer to terminate the contract without

Frustration, breach of contract and repudiation

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 25 2010

In the following case, which was bought before the courts by way of a summary application for judgement, the court had to consider whether the contract between the parties was frustrated so that performance become impossible or whether in fact one or other of the parties had wrongfully repudiated the contract

Court of Appeal authorizes advance payment pursuant to Alberta Insurance Act

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 30 2014

The Alberta Court of Appeal recently examined the law regarding when an advance payment for damages can be made under the Fair Practices Regulation

Air carrier liability: Supreme Court of Canada upholds uniformity and exclusivity of Montreal Convention’s international scheme

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 8 2014

In a judgment handed down on October 28, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in favour of Air Canada in a matter regarding the application of the

New developments on the patent “utility” debate in Canada

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 17 2014

There have been a number of notable developments in recent weeks in respect of patent utility law in Canada