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Purpose, privilege and duty - surviving the break down
  • Dentons
  • Australia
  • August 16 2017

The recent decision of Sharpe v Grobbel 2017 NSWSC 1065 acts as a reminder for lawyers about their duty to claim privilege for clients even if they


Mauritius - the gate for Chinese Investment into Africa
  • Dentons
  • China, Mauritius
  • August 16 2017

The data published by the Mauritius central bank and central statistics bureau in April shows that in 2016 China is the second largest foreign


California DFEH’s new transgender regulations go into effect
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

Effective July 1, 2017, California employers became subject to new regulations, promulgated by the California Department of Fair Employment and


Citing unfairness: court throws out criminal negligence charge against boom truck operator
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 15 2017

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently considered a criminal negligence charge against a boom truck operator who pleaded guilty to an Occupational Health and Safety Act charge in a case involving a workplace fatality


Reassigning contracts? Avoid falling into dangerous traps
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • August 15 2017

A recent case has demonstrated the need to serve a formal notice when undertaking a contract assignment from one party to another. Given the complex


Can you keep sensitive details private in procurement disputes?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • August 15 2017

How can a party take a tender dispute to court while keeping valuable information private? A recent case shows how the courts manage this sensitive


Requisitioned meeting breaks deadlock
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 14 2017

A deadlocked board of directors, talk of a “public flogging”, and a court reluctant to intervene. The case of Goldstein v. McGrath is a colourful


A new biodiversity regime for development in NSW: in a nutshell
  • Dentons
  • Australia
  • August 14 2017

A new regime for biodiversity assessment will commence on 25 August 2017, changing the way in which biodiversity impacts are both assessed and


Securities regulators provide enhanced guidance on material conflict of interest transactions
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 14 2017

On July 27, 2017, staff of securities regulatory authorities in each of Ontario, Québec, Alberta, Manitoba, and New Brunswick (together, Staff


Successful appeal against health and safety fine in the Court of Appeal
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2017

Tata Steel UK recently secured a significant reduction of a health and safety fine by appealing the fine to the Court of Appeal. It is understood to