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FWC Looks Beyond Title and High Income to Find Employee Was Award Covered and Could Access Unfair Dismissal Laws
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • July 31 2017

In the recent decision of Kaufman v. Jones Lang LaSalle (Vic) Pty Ltd. ta JLL 2017 FWC 2623 (Kaufman), the Fair Work Commission (FWC) found a

The pressure continues: Lazy capital no more
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2017

Miners find themselves in the spotlight once again as the perceived sins of the past return to haunt management teams soon to be swimming in cash

Oil & Gas Sector in Mexico: Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos Announces Petróleos Mexicanos Call for Bids for Cárdenas-Mora and Ogarrio Fields
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Mexico
  • May 9 2017

On May 2, 2017, the Mexican government, through the Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (National Hydrocarbons Commission or “CNH”), commenced an

Shell, BHP Billiton, SCOR Insurance and Holman Fenwick Willan address the status of financial assurance requirements for decommissioning in the GOM - onward through the fog, March 2017
  • HFW
  • USA
  • March 2 2017

BOEM's recent attempt to increase the financial assurance obligations for decommissioning created substantial burdens for operators struggling in a

WA Insurance update - Issue 3
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • USA, Australia
  • February 22 2017

The District Court has dismissed a worker’s appeal against an arbitrator’s finding that she had not suffered an ‘injury’ as defined in...

Disruption of a tailing dam from Samarco Mineração
  • DLA Piper
  • Brazil
  • August 10 2016

In this article, Terence Trennepohl and Georgia Diederichsen examine the implications of one of the most prominent environmental disasters to occur

Before and after work does not count as break periods for union entry
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • July 29 2016

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has decided that the phrase ‘other breaks’ under section 490(2) of the Fair Work Act 2009 dealing with union right of

Permit holders can't enter premises before or after work to hold discussions
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 21 2016

Right of entry permit holders are not allowed to exercise their entry rights before or after an employee's shift time. The Fair Work Commission in

When must an employer’s premises be available for union meetings?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 14 2016

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has held that union officials have no right to enter employers premises to hold discussions with employees before

Arguing Descriptiveness in Domain Disputes
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Global
  • July 6 2016

On 8 March 2016, a complaint was filed with WIPO on behalf of BHP Billiton Innovation Pty Ltd (BHP) seeking the transfer of the domain www.bhp.pw