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Trademarks in South Africa
  • Spoor & Fisher
  • South Africa, Global
  • June 13 2018

A structured guide to trademark laws in South Africa

Intellectual property for franchisors in the United Kingdom
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom, Global
  • June 12 2018

A structured guide for to intellectual property for franchisors in the United Kingdom

Parental responsibilities in the corporate sphere: liability for subsidiaries
  • Taylor Wessing
  • Nigeria, United Kingdom
  • June 11 2018

The Court of Appeal has considered whether a UK domiciled parent company can be liable for the acts or omissions of a foreign subsidiary. Background

Supreme Court to hear hotly contested issues affecting competition class actions
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 8 2018

The Supreme Court of Canada will hear the appeal of the British Columbia Court of Appeal's decision in Godfrey v. Sony Corporation et al., which

Banking Regulators' Examination Authority Does Not Override Attorney-Client Privilege
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2018

The attorney-client privilege (the "Privilege") is deeply enshrined in the common law. In protecting the confidentiality of communications between

"Purloined Letters": Management Options When A Departing Employee Puts A Business Entity At Risk By Collecting Confidential Business Or Personnel Information For Use In The Employee's Personal Litigation
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • May 14 2018

The following scenario is more common--and more troubling--than ever before. A high-ranking employee who has signed an agreement to preserve the

The Board Initiates The Internal Process To Consider Rulemaking On The Joint-Employer Standard
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2018

NLRB Chairman, John F. Ring, announced on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, that the Board is considering rulemaking to address the standard for joint-employer

Relearning the ABCs: California Supreme Court Adopts New Independent Contractor Test
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2018

Last week, in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, 2018 WL 1999120 (Apr. 30, 2018) (Dynamex), the California Supreme Court upended the

Worker or independent contractor? California’s new test
  • Ius Laboris
  • USA
  • May 10 2018

On 30 April 2018 in the landmark decision Dynamex Operations West, LLC v. Superior Court of California, the California Supreme Court established a new

California Tightens Standard for Independent Contractor Classification
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • May 9 2018

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued a major decision that is of importance to employers on the issue of proper classification of