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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...

Management Update Newsletter - Volume 7, Issue 7 - July 2018

Payne & Fears LLP

Governor John Bel Edwards recently signed two new laws that will offer more protections for people who complain about sexual harassment. Both measures...

What If It's Impossible to Comply with the Bid Requirements?

Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP

Contractors performing public works projects are well aware that they must comply with the Public Bid Law and the public entity’s bidding documents in...

Aventura Dance Cruise Accused of Violating Text Messaging Law

Klein Moynihan Turco LLP

A nationwide class action lawsuit alleging violations of federal text messaging law has been filed in the United States District Court for the...

A New Twist On Who Gets The House When The Relationship Ends

Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC

If you read this blog then you know that failed relationships often make for the most interesting cases. For example, if your would-be spouse calls...

EAPOs: new pro-creditor enforcement mechanism under Luxembourg law

NautaDutilh

On 18 January 2017 EU Regulation 6552014, which established a European Account Preservation Order (EAPO) procedure, became fully applicable in all EU...

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...

Sind FRAND-Handlungen im Prozess nachholbar (LG Mannheim "Funkstation")?

Preu Bohlig & Partner

Das LG Mannheim hat in seiner Entscheidung vom 10.11.2017 "Funkstation" Erwägungen zu der Nachholbarkeit von FRAND-Verhandlungen im laufenden...

What constitutes an ‘active asset’ for the purposes of the small business CGT concessions: Rus and FCT 2018 AATA 1854

Hall & Wilcox

In Rus and FCT 2018 AATA 1854, the Taxpayer was disallowed from challenging a private binding ruling made by the Commissioner which found that her...

TD 201812 Income tax: schemes that limit a taxable presence in Australia under section 177DA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 - meaning of ‘directly in connection with’

Hall & Wilcox

In TD 201812 (Tax Determination), released on 4 July 2018, the ATO has clarified the Commissioner's view on the meaning of the expression 'directly...

TR 2018D1 Income tax: the ‘in Australia’ requirement for certain deductible gift recipients and income tax exempt entities

Hall & Wilcox

The ATO has released draft Taxation Ruling TR 2018D1 (Draft Ruling) clarifying the Commissioner's view on the provisions of the Income Tax Assessment...

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...


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