Employers of IT professionals should ensure they are compliant with minimum wages and conditions, and the relevant award.
The people who ultimately bear the cost of these changes will be Victorian members of superannuation funds.
The newsletter includes links to recent media releases and reports regarding immigration and visas affecting Australia.
This bulletin has links to media releases, reports, cases, legislation and issues of interest to NSW government lawyers.
The Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee is considering and undertaking a review of the BCIPA amendments.
It is alleged that the AECL attempted to induce egg producers to reduce the supply of eggs, in order to inflate prices.
Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins s.e.n.c.r.l.
In its decision in Kalogerakis v.Commission scolaire des Patriotes rendered on May 21, 2014, the Court of Québec dealt with the appeal of two decisions from the Québec’s Access to Information Commission dismissing requests for disclosure of the amount of professional fees billed by lawyers retained by public entities, on the ground that the information was protected by solicitor-client privilege.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On July 6, 2013, shortly before 1:00 am, a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway freight train which was parked for the night on a hill seven miles above Lac Megantic, Quebec started to roll.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The SEC’s Division of Investment Management issued updated guidance regarding the definition of "knowledgeable employees" under Rule 3c-5 of the Investment Company Act of 1940.
Holland & Knight
Recent proposed revisions to CEQA guidelines implementing SB 743 do not address parts of SB 743 that are designed to streamline CEQA guidelines for some infill projects.
In a May 20, 2014, speech, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Director of Enforcement Andrew Ceresney outlined the circumstances in which the SEC will seek sanctions against compliance personnel.
On July 28, 2014, the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS). The petition, if granted, could have ramifications for development and other activities in the District of Columbia.
Further to the Mexican Energy Constitutional Amendments approved on December 12, 2013, President Enrique Peña Nieto signed decrees enacting Secondary Laws for Mexico's Energy Reform.
Foley Hoag LLP
On July 24, 2014, the Judiciary Committee of the United States House of Representatives, through its Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, held hearings on the subject of copyright remedies.
McDermott Will & Emery
On Friday, August 15, 2014, Judge Gerald McHugh of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania let stand several counterclaims that IMS Health Inc. (IMS) made against Symphony Health Solutions Corp. (Symphony) in connection with related to allegations that Symphony had poached IMS employees to steal trade secrets.
Grant Thornton LLP
The Vermont Superior Court has held that the Tax Commissioner’s determination that a
ski resort was unitary with a parent company that primarily operated insurance businesses
was not within the constitutional scope of the unitary business principle.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
With it spending up, federal agencies are finding they need to look outside their walls for qualified talent.
Foley Hoag LLP
On August 8, 2014, Governor Deval Patrick signed into law a bill relating to domestic violence.