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Construction & Engineering - April 2016
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2016

The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) has announced that it will be updating the 2011 editions of its families of contracts over the coming months, and


New FCA Whistle-blowing Guidelines from today
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2016

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have published new rules for the financial industry


Sixth Circuit Tackles Administrative Exemption under the FLSA
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 4 2016

The FLSA provides that administrative employees are exempt from overtime pay. The FLSA described an administrative employee as one who 1) is paid a


Is an excess insurer bound by decision of workers’ compensation appeals board?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 13 2015

Certain types of personal injuries are often adjudicated, at least in part, in front of quasi-governmental boards. For example, where an employer


Sixth Circuit reviews the contours of jurisdiction in declaratory judgments
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • December 12 2014

Earlier this week, the Sixth Circuit upheld a Michigan district court's decision that a commercial general-liability insurance policy did not cover a


'1-2-3-4 let's go door-to-door' chanting stops for employer after independent contractor finding
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • August 29 2012

The engagement of door-to-door sales representatives as independent contractors has proven to be a costly mistake for one insurance company


A reflection on California's new employment laws, part III
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • December 21 2011

As previously reported, new laws signed by the Governor will become effective beginning January 1, 2012, and employers should be aware of these new legal requirements including the following


China’s new Social Insurance law
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • China
  • September 13 2011

China has introduced its first comprehensive Social Insurance legislation which will apply to both Chinese nationals and foreign nationals working in China


Sixth Circuit follows Fifth Circuit in holding that insurance company has no duty to defend company with breach of contract exclusion in insurance policy where claims against it would not have existed but for the breach
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 18 2011

The Sixth Circuit affirmed the Western District of Kentucky's grant of summary judgment in favor of an insurer, concluding that the insurer had no duty to defend the insured company who hired a person alleged to have disclosed to the company the proprietary information of his former employer


Redundancy during maternity leave: suitable available vacancies
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2010

Employees facing redundancy whilst on maternity leave are in a stronger position than their colleagues