Yesterday, I posted: Mentoring: Follow This Mentor’s Example, sharing mentoring ideas from Bennett Jones Calgary partner Greg Liakopoulos.
A successful mentoring relationship in any law firm requires both a mentor, like Greg, who…more
With covenant pressure, softness on business plans and uncertainties on market perspectives, mid-cap listed companies are facing increased downward pressure on their stock prices, luring private equity specialists and strategic buyers…more
On February 19, 2014, the Federal Executive Branch of Mexico submitted to the House of Representatives a bill to issue a new Federal Antitrust Law (Ley Federal de Competencia Económica) (the “Bill”) which, if approved, will replace the…more
When it passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (“SOX”), Congress established protections against retaliation for “employees” who report fraud at public companies. Since then, however, courts and commentators have disagreed about who are…more
The CFPB has issued an updated report on its strategic plan, budget, and performance plan. The report, which mostly reassembles information contained in other CFPB reports, discusses the CFPB’s progress in meeting the strategic goals…more
On Tuesday, March 4, 2014, the Obama administration released its FY15 Budget. At the same time, the Treasury Department issued its accompanying “Green Book” that describes various changes in tax law and the resulting revenue impact…more
Under Proposed changes to New York's Estate, Gift and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Rules, There Are Advantages to Making Gifts Before April 1, 2014
New Yorkers may have an unusual opportunity to make tax-favored gifts until…more
When does a confidentiality provision in a settlement agreement mean what it says? What if you tell your children about your confidential settlement and they post about it on Facebook? Well, here is what just might happen..…more
Union organizers in the South suffered a setback Friday when workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, voted against being represented by the United Auto Workers.
The vote was 712 against the union and 626 in…more
Das Bundeskabinett hat am 26.02.2014 einen Gesetzentwurf zur Änderung des Arbeitnehmer-Entsendegesetzes beschlossen: Damit wird die Branche “Schlachten und Fleischverarbeitung” in das Arbeitnehmer-Entsendegesetz aufgenommen…more
Site Allows Consumers to Stop Mobile Tracking -
Don’t want to be tracked by retail stores while physically shopping? There’s a site for that.
Retailers use tracking information to collect data about how shoppers navigate…more
Mexico is about to replace Japan as the second largest exporter of automobiles to the United States by the end of this year. Mexico might even replace Canada as the top exporter by the end of 2015…more