Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Manitoba has recently enacted private sector privacy legislation titled The Personal Information Protection and Identity Theft Prevention Act, and is now the fourth province to pass a private sector law of this scope.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On March 26, 2015, the Minister of Finance and the President of the Treasury Board, the Honourable Robin Campbell, presented Alberta's 2015 Budget – notably, revealing very few direct implications for the Oil & Gas Industry.
The Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision last week in Westerhof v. Gee Estate and McCallum v. Baker (2015 ONCA 206), which are the companion cases to Moore v. Getahun.
Clyde & Co
On 31 December 2014, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of PRC ("MOHRSS") published the draft Rules on Mass Dismissal by Enterprises (the "Draft") for public comment.
Clyde & Co
In May 2014 the Beijing Municipal High People’s Court and Beijing Municipal Labour Dispute Arbitration Committee jointly issued the second Beijing opinion concerning labour disputes (the "Second Opinion").
On February 5, 2015, the Article 29 Working Party released a statement on the creation of the Passenger Name Records ("PNR").
On February 5, 2015, the Article 29 Working Party provided clarification on the definition of health-related data for lifestyle and wellbeing apps.
On December 5, 2014, the Article 29 Working Party issued recommendations to ensure adherence to fundamental rights of privacy...
Clean energy certificates are instruments issued by the Mexican Energy Regulatory Commission ("CFE") that evidence the generation of a specific amount of electric energy from clean energy sources.
Living wills are increasingly popular in the UK, particularly among people with chronic conditions whose health is likely to deteriorate.
Two major changes have been introduced with effect from the tax year ending 5 April 2015 and later years which affect employee share plans operated in relation to employees in the UK.
Ropes & Gray LLP
In a blog post today, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("PTO") Director Michelle K. Lee announced plans for a three-part roll-out of changes to the rules governing America Invents Act ("AIA") post-grant proceedings...
SASB (the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board) wishes to bring sustainability considerations in SEC-required disclosures to a whole new level.
The United States Supreme Court erased a bright line rule in trademark disputes, which will likely affect how trademark owners handle disputes and the trademark application process.
Fox Rothschild LLP
This morning I was prepared to draft a post reminding you that as of today the new DOL rule regarding same-sex spouses would go into effect.
Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.A.
Attorney Jacey Kaps from Rumberger's Miami office was recently interviewed by the Daily Business Review for a March 23, 2015 story...
Fox Rothschild LLP
According to usatoday.com, The U.S. Senate will not act on legislation to fix the 21% pay cut under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule before it goes into effect on April 1.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS), which involves a claim of pregnancy discrimination under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA).
Over the past year and a half, Congress has been at odds with the Obama Administration's Operation Choke Point.
Companies and organizations face an ever-expanding set of statutes and regulations regarding consumer privacy, data protection and cybersecurity.