The Alert discusses this new exploration opportunity, which extends to both conventional and unconventional petroleum.
The case suggests that a support person for the purposes of section 387(d) of the Fair Work Act has no advocacy role.
The proposed amendments will implement some of the 49 recommendations made in a review of the BCIPA by Andrew Wallace.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
The guarantee document appeared to bear the signatures of two directors but one of the signatures was forged.
David Israel, partner and head of employment comments on "HMRC’s changes to the tax treatment of members could raise serious employment law issues."
Edwards Wildman Palmer UK LLP
In Saville v Central Capital Limited  EWCA Civ 337, the Court of Appeal upheld an appeal brought by a couple provided with insufficient payment protection insurance (PPI) sold in breach of the Insurance Conduct of Business Rules (the ICOB Rules).
Field Fisher Waterhouse
Issuing e-money and performing a payment service in the UK are both regulated activities which can only be undertaken by firms which are appropriately authorised, registered (as a small provider) or are exempt.
Thompson Coburn LLP
Bid protests are an intimidating aspect of Government contracting, not only because they usually mean hiring a lawyer, but also because most people don’t even like the thought of suing their customer.
Fox Rothschild LLP
There has been a lot in the media lately on the rise of virtual currencies (technical term is cryptocurrencies), most prominently Bitcoin.
The EEOC suffered a major setback on April 9th when the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment in the highly watched background check case of EEOC v. Kaplan Higher Education Corporation, et al.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Last week, a highly anticipated question in data privacy was finally answered, clarifying the power of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to oversee commercial data security practices and to sue businesses that fail to secure customer information adequately from data breaches.
Last week President Obama continued his administration’s push to tackle pay equity issues by taking executive action to put federal contractors’ compensation practices under greater scrutiny.
As the 2014 tax filing season progresses the Internal Revenue Service has issued warnings to taxpayers about convincing fraudulent email messages and telephone calls seeking payments or personal information that will enable the scammer to directly or indirectly steal from the victim.
A Sixth Circuit panel found the text of an updated arbitration agreement indicated it did not apply to a wage and hour class action already pending when the agreement was signed.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The European Banking Authority published its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards under the Capital Requirements Regulation.
The SEC announced that issuers and underwriters of municipal securities may voluntarily report materially inaccurate statements made in offering documents.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The latest swerve in the rollercoaster that is Puerto Rico public finance occurred on April 11 with the release of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court’s ruling striking down as unconstitutional the bulk of the territory’s teacher pension reform legislation.