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The Other Bad Faith

Brouse McDowell

Certain aspects of insurance bad faith are well known, particularly to insurance coverage practitioners. For instance, it is widely understood that an...

When big brands go to war: chocolate, heels and Play-Doh hit the headlines

Lexology

Brand names like Coca-Cola, Adidas and Christian Louboutin are recognised around the world, but in recent months they've appeared in the courts as...

A $250,000 Reminder that "CASL" is Not Just an AntiSpam Law

McMillan LLP

On July 11, 2018, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") announced that it has taken enforcement action against...

No one owns data

Baker McKenzie

Businesses, policy makers, and scholars are calling for property rights in data. In particular they focus on the vast amounts of data generated by...

Supreme Court Of Virginia Now Requires Votes Of Two Writ Panel Members To Grant An Appeal

Vandeventer Black LLP

Recently, the Supreme Court of Virginia decided to change its practice regarding the requirements for granting a petition for appeal to create a...

The Other Bad Faith

Brouse McDowell

Certain aspects of insurance bad faith are well known, particularly to insurance coverage practitioners. For instance, it is widely understood that an...

Inquest into the Death of Kevin Meagher

MinterEllison

Kevin Meagher was an involuntary patient at a mental health facility. He had a history of significant psychiatric episodes. He was found dead in the...

Serbian Competition Authority increases its dawn raid activity

Schoenherr

The Serbian Competition Authority has increased its dawn raid activity over the past year. Although conducting dawn raids has been a part of the...

Prudence McDonald v Dr Ng; Matthew McDonald v Dr Ng

MinterEllison

Prudence McDonald gave birth to Matthew McDonald in 1995. Matthew was later discovered to have suffered a hypoxic brain injury. He alleged (through...

Too hot to handle? What employers should know about a heatwave

Lewis Silkin

Over the past few months, the United Kingdom has gone from shivering in sub-zero temperatures to experiencing one of the hottest Summers on record...

New regulations governing post-market oversight of opioids

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

As part of a federal initiative to address the opioid crisis, the Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (Opioids) came into force on 23...

When big brands go to war: chocolate, heels and Play-Doh hit the headlines

Lexology

Brand names like Coca-Cola, Adidas and Christian Louboutin are recognised around the world, but in recent months they've appeared in the courts as...

New Brunswick to include workplace violence and harassment in health and safety legislation

Fasken

The New Brunswick government has introduced draft legislation amending the General Regulation 91-191, made under the Occupational Health and Safety...

How to reduce absenteeism

CMS

Absenteeism costs Spanish companies approximately 77 billion a year and has become such a pressing issue that the Ministry of Finance has announced...

Red Compartida: president launches major telecoms project

Hogan Lovells

The president recently launched the Red Compartida (or Shared Network), which is one of the most important projects being undertaken in the Mexican...


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