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Redundancy: when is it unreasonable to refuse an offer of suitable alternative employment?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2017

An employee who unreasonably refuses an offer of suitable alternative employment loses the right to a statutory redundancy payment. Employers


Ninth Circuit Raises Bar for Challenging "Opinion Statements" in Private Securities Litigation
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2017

On May 5, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit jettisoned its precedent for pleading the falsity of statements of opinion challenged


Relying on Tax Advice Versus Delegating Duties
  • Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
  • USA
  • April 6 2017

In Estate of Hake v. United States, two executors of their mother’s estate filed the estate tax return on the date that their tax attorney advised


NLRB Denies Petitions to Revoke Subpoenas Based on Mere Allegation of Joint Employer Status
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • March 27 2017

The National Labor Relations Board has denied petitions to revoke subpoenas that were issued by an NLRB Regional Director to two companies seeking


Another Step in the NLRB’s Mission to Expand Definition of “Concerted Activity” under the NLRA
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

On March 6, 2017, an NLRB administrative law judge (“ALJ”) issued a ruling finding that a nonunion automotive manufacturing facility in Alabama


Full and frank disclosure - how independent is your expert witness?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2017

In EXP v Barker (2017 EWCA Civ 63) the Court of Appeal emphasised the importance of independence and objectivity in expert evidence. If there is any


More About USDOL's Liquidated-Damages Policy
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 13 2017

We wrote last December about our ongoing efforts to secure a copy of an undisclosed "policy" that various U.S. Department of Labor officials have


Another Court Agrees That A Difference Of Opinion On Medical Necessity Is Insufficient to Show Falsity Under the False Claims Act
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 14 2017

Last month, the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah joined the AseraCare court and others in finding that a relator cannot successfully


Developers take note: What you need to know about proposed changes to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979
  • Dentons
  • Australia
  • January 20 2017

After his predecessor failed to push through a whole new Planning Act in 2013, the current Planning Minister, Rob Stokes, appears to have accepted


La tromperie n’est pas toujours requise dans la publicité comparative interdite
  • Stibbe
  • Belgium, European Union
  • January 11 2017

Le 15 septembre 2016, la Cour de cassation s’est prononcée sur l’interprétation de l’article VI.17 1, 3 CDE. Outre les autres exigences reprises