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Easy as ABC: California High Court Mandates New Test for Independent Contractors-Most Workers Should Now be Classified as Employees
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • May 2 2018

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court reversed a long standing precedent that provided employers with some flexibility in classifying

US$2.6-Billion Fraud Judgment Awarded Against Former Sino-Forest CEO
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • April 16 2018

On March 14, 2018, the Honourable Justice Penny of the Ontario Superior Court (Commercial List Division) released a decision granting a US$2.6-billion

Singapore High Court grants stay of proceedings in favour of arbitration on an application by a non-party to the arbitration agreement.
  • Bird & Bird ATMD LLP
  • Singapore
  • February 7 2018

In the recent case of Gulf Hibiscus Ltd v Rex International Holding Ltd & another 2017 SGHC 210, the Singapore High Court, affirmed on appeal, a

GC Memorandum 18-02 Suggests a More Sane Approach to Independent Contractors
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2017

In GC Memo 18-02, in what may bring some holiday cheer to employers around the country, the newly appointed General Counsel walked back the prior

Are Directors Independent? It Depends: CSA Revisiting Regime
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • November 15 2017

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have released CSA Consultation Paper 52-404 - Approach to Director and Audit Committee Member

A victory for Uber drivers - EAT agrees that they are workers
  • Travers Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 10 2017

Uber has lost its appeal against last year's Employment Tribunal decision that its drivers are workers. What did the EAT decide? Last year, two Uber

The CAM - A New Challenge
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2017

On October 23, 2017 the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") issued its Release No. 34-81916; File No. PCAOB-2017-01 in which the SEC

Celgene Notches Rare Win On PTAB Request For Rehearing
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2017

The recent decisions of the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) granting Celgene’s requests for rehearing in parallel Inter Partes Review

NBA Team’s Electronic Display Operators are Employees, Not Independent Contractors, Says NLRB
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2017

On Aug. 18, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) determined that a group of electronic display operators for the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves

Texas Enters the Fray: Is Your Uber Driver an Independent Contractor?
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2017

When Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a new law regulating “Transportation Network Companies” this past Memorial Day, he was probably more