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  • Australia: [Audio] Clinton Jackson discusses going into business with mates on 4BC - Cooper Grace Ward

    [Audio] setting up a business with a friend

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  • Australia: Work Christmas parties – setting boundaries of behaviour and staying out of trouble - Stacks Law Firm

    Employers can adopt a few simple strategies to manage Christmas parties, to help stay out of trouble and out of court.

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  • United States: The Trump Administration—Change And Continuity In Securities Regulation - WilmerHale

    The election of Donald Trump as the next President and the continued Republican control of Congress raise questions as to what changes may be expected at the SEC and what may stay the same.

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  • United States: Government Contractor Defense May Apply To Commercially Available Products - Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

    The California Court of Appeal has confirmed that the "government contractor" defense may apply to products made available to both the federal government and commercial markets.

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  • United States: Show Me The Money: EPA To Require Hardrock Mining Companies To Make Financial Assurances RE Cleanup - Fox Rothschild LLP

    Specifically, the EPA has "proposed financial responsibility requirements for the hardrock mining and mineral processing industry."

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  • United States: Uncertainty Remains In Wake Of Court Decision Blocking DOL Overtime Regulations - Poyner Spruill LLP

    The U.S. Department of Labor issued a Final Rule increasing the minimum salary level for employees otherwise exempt from the overtime pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standard Act

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  • United States: Kentucky Court Of Appeals Slashes Punitive Award Against Grant Thornton - Mayer Brown

    A couple of months ago, the Kentucky Court of Appeals in Grant Thornton LLP v. Yung cut a trial court's award of punitive damages from $80 million to $20 million—reducing the punitive/compensatory...

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  • United States: Do Parents Have An Obligation To Pay For Grad School? One New Jersey Trial Court Says, "It Depends" Under Current Law And The

    The question of whether a graduate degree is the new undergraduate degree is a debatable one, sure.

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  • United States: Court Adopts Majority View In Sanctioning Bankruptcy Trustee's Use Of Tax Code Look-Back Period In Avoidance Actions - Jo

    The ability of a bankruptcy trustee or chapter 11 debtor-in-possession to avoid fraudulent or preferential transfers is an important tool promoting the bankruptcy policy of equality of distribution

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  • United States: Seventh Circuit Could Up-End Approach To Sexual Orientation Discrimination - Foley & Lardner

    On November 30, 2016, all of the judges of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reheard a case that could change the way federal courts treat sexual orientation-based discrimination claims.

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  • United States: "Accurate" Time Records Must Actually Be Accurate - Foley & Lardner

    Sometimes it is important to get back to basics and refresh our understanding of topics that are already well-known to human resources professionals.

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  • United States: Changes In Federal Housing Policy With A New Administration? - Fox Rothschild LLP

    This morning, the President-elect announced that he would nominate Dr. Ben Carson to serve as Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Dr. Carson

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  • United States: Anything Worthwhile For Product Liability Defendants In The 21st Century Cures Act? - Reed Smith

    We blogged about possibly interesting nuggets in the 21st Century Cures Act ("21CCA") back in February, 2015 – when it was only 400 pages long.

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  • United States: A Domestic Violence Final Restraining Order Cannot Be Entered In To By Consent - Fox Rothschild LLP

    On December 5, 2016, an extremely interesting reported (precedential) opinion was released by the Appellate Division in the matter of J.S. v. D.S.

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  • United States: NAFTA Under The New Trump Administration - Foley & Lardner

    Many automotive companies have established multinational supply chains, relying on the free trade provisions of NAFTA, including its promise of a stable investment environment

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  • United States: NY Financial Services Companies' 2017 Resolution: Cybersecurity - Foley & Lardner

    The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) made headlines back in late September with a "first-in-the-nation" piece of legislation aimed at mandating specific cybersecurity...

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  • Canada: Additional Record-Keeping Requirements For Ontario Corporations - Dale & Lessmann LLP

    The Forfeited Corporate Property Act, 2015 (FCPA) comes into force on December 10, 2016. The FCPA will alter the way certain real property is dealt with on the dissolution of an Ontario corporation.

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