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Monthly Update—Australian Labour & Employment - February 2017

by Jones Day on

MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR - In this edition of the Update, we discuss two significant developments that are likely to have far-reaching impacts for employers and employees across Australia. First, we discuss the proposed...more

Franchise and Distribution News - March 2017

by Dickinson Wright on

Is your dispute, subject to arbitration under your Franchise Agreement, going to be litigated in court? As we all know, using arbitration clauses in commercial agreements is pretty commonplace—particularly in the...more

FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-271 Breaking Down Supply Chain Risk

by Thomas Fox on

In this episode I visit with Red Flag Group Product Development Specialist Jared Connors to discuss how to begin the process of breaking down your supply chain into manageable chunks so you can start to manage your supply...more

Franchise & Distribution News, Number 2

by Dickinson Wright on

Ontario Passes New Legislation Governing Tips and Gratuities - Ontario restaurants, bars and other businesses with employees who receive some of their pay through tips and gratuities will face new laws governing how...more

Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report — April 2016

by Littler on

This month's edition of Littler's Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report includes articles on the Administration's push to finalize rules before the November elections, legislative and litigation steps to thwart those...more

Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report — March 2016

by Littler on

Littler's Workplace Policy Institute® (WPI™) presents the Insider Report, a monthly newsletter detailing key labor, employment, and benefits policy developments at the federal, state, local and global levels. This month's...more

Will the ‘joint employment’ concept take hold in Australia?

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

When does a person who works within a business, but isn’t on the ‘books’ of the business owner, become an employee? This issue has been litigated many times in Australia but, to date, courts have been reluctant to embrace the...more

IFA Seeks OSHA Explanation of Applying a New Joint Employer Standard

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

The International Franchise Association (IFA) has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) asking for the rationale behind questions that its inspectors are...more

Albany Bill Would Scare Off New Biz

by LeClairRyan on

When businesspeople form a corporation or limited-liability company,they often establish it in the state where the principal office will be, or in a state with favorable business laws, such as Delaware. But New York, which is...more

Top of Mind - October 2014: Editor's Choice

by DLA Piper on

BYOD: cool but dangerous – 3 HIPAA Security Rule challenges, 7 key precautions - Companies and employees like the idea of bring your own device (BYOD) policies that allow employees to use their personal mobiles for...more

Global Connection - November 2013

by Snell & Wilmer on

In today’s global marketplace, companies need to be informed about foreign laws and practices that impact, or may potentially impact, their businesses in the various regions they serve. This edition of Global Connection...more

Oh Thank Heaven – The Saga Of 7-Eleven And Franchising Under The FCPA

by Thomas Fox on

Earlier this week, Jim McGrath, writing in his Internal Investigations Blog, posted a blog entitled “Human Trafficking Concerns for 7-Eleven in Wake of Payroll Scam”....more

China 20/20: Legal & Regulatory Developments - January 23, 2012

In This Issue: -China Issues New Foreign Investment Catalogue -NDRC Issues Notice to Standardize Equity Investment Enterprises -China Improves Administration of Foreign Invested Holding Companies -MOFCOM...more

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