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GDPR’s Most Frequently Asked Questions: Does a Company’s Reason for Processing Information Impact Whether It Must Allow Someone to Receive a Portable Copy of It?

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)

The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") is arguably the most comprehensive - and complex - data privacy regulation in the...

DC Circuit upholds cross-state air pollution rule as part of EPA's regional haze rule

Sidley Austin LLP

On March 20 2018 a three-judge panel in the US District Court for the District of Columbia unanimously upheld a portion of the Environmental...

Congress's omnibus spending bill addresses environmental issues

Sidley Austin LLP

On March 22 2018 the US Congress passed an omnibus spending bill - later signed by President Trump - which largely preserved the Environmental...

A to Z of Insolvency and Restructuring

Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Amortisation of assets is the decrease in value of those assets over a period of time. Amortisation of loans is the process of paying off a debt...

Staffing Company Alleged To Have Violated Virtually Every Employment Discrimination Law

FisherBroyles LLP

The “N-word” again. It’s been some time since we’ve seen that is an employment discrimination lawsuit. And alleged violations of Title VII, the ADA...

GDPR’s Most Frequently Asked Questions: Does a Company’s Reason for Processing Information Impact Whether It Must Allow Someone to Receive a Portable Copy of It?

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)

The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") is arguably the most comprehensive - and complex - data privacy regulation in the...

DC Circuit upholds cross-state air pollution rule as part of EPA's regional haze rule

Sidley Austin LLP

On March 20 2018 a three-judge panel in the US District Court for the District of Columbia unanimously upheld a portion of the Environmental...

Colour it mine: protecting colour trademarks

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Colours can function as source indicators and many acquire distinctiveness over time. For example, when thinking of green in association with farm...

Congress's omnibus spending bill addresses environmental issues

Sidley Austin LLP

On March 22 2018 the US Congress passed an omnibus spending bill - later signed by President Trump - which largely preserved the Environmental...

A to Z of Insolvency and Restructuring

Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Amortisation of assets is the decrease in value of those assets over a period of time. Amortisation of loans is the process of paying off a debt...

Record $46 million for Yazaki cartel signals trend towards higher penalties

PwC Australia

On 16 May 2018, the Full Court of the Federal Court ordered Japanese company Yazaki Corporation (Yazaki) to pay $46 million for cartel conduct, the...

Staffing Company Alleged To Have Violated Virtually Every Employment Discrimination Law

FisherBroyles LLP

The “N-word” again. It’s been some time since we’ve seen that is an employment discrimination lawsuit. And alleged violations of Title VII, the ADA...

OFCCP Extends TRICARE Moratorium

Jackson Lewis PC

As we recently reported, OFCCP is evaluating affirmative action obligations for TRICARE providers and expects to publish rulemaking on this front next...

Quebec Amends Highway Safety Code to Include Provisions Governing Autonomous Vehicles

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

On April 18, 2018, the Parliament of Québec adopted Bill No. 165, a reform of the Québec Highway Safety Code (“HSC”). As we have previously noted...

Tax treatment of doubtful debts to be clarified through statutory amendments

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

In 2015 various discretionary powers granted to the South African Revenue Services (SARS) commissioner in the context of the assessment provisions...


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