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Foreign Investment in Australia

by DLA Piper on

... investment is key to Australia’s economic development, and Australia welcomes it. As the fourth largest economy in the dynamic Asia Pacific region, Australia's competitive economy is set for continued expansion - creating significant scope for foreign investment in a low-risk environment. Please see full Publication below for... more

Pensions Round-Up - January 2017 (UK)

by DLA Piper on

... to the latest edition of DLA Piper’s monthly newsletter – Pensions Round-Up – in which we provide an overview of developments in pension legislation, case law and regulatory guidance. In this edition we look at key developments from January 2017 including the following... Please see full Round-Up below for more... more

North Carolina Legislative Update - February, 2017 #3

by Brooks Pierce on

... Domain (HB3) - A bill that seeks to amend the State's Constitution to prohibit the exercise of eminent domain to condemn private property except for public use passed through the House this week after being approved by the House Judiciary I Committee. If approved, the matter would be on the ballot in November 2018 for a statewide... more

Pro Te: Solutio - Vol. 9 No. 2 - Summer 2016

by Butler Snow LLP on

... this issue, our focus shifts to one that often “dogs” us in serial and consolidated litigation: federal multi-district litigation. Our articles offer some insights into various aspects of MDLs, along with practical takeaways to use in new or existing litigations. In To MDL or Not to MDL: That is the Question, we explore competing... more

Employment News - February 2017

by Hogan Lovells on

...Springing into action – start date for Trade Union Act - The Trade Union Act 2016 will come into force on 1 March 2017. The new rules apply to any industrial action for which the ballot opens (by sending out voting papers) on or after that date.... more

Back to Basics: Who Should Interview Your Clients for Feedback and How?

by Wicker Park Group on

... experts agree the most effective method of seeking client feedback is through face-to-face conversations at the client’s place of business. However, there are times and circumstances when different methods, like electronic feedback or telephone interviews, can be valuable. The decision of who should interview the client is also an important... more

Ninth Circuit Says Ethics Policies Are “Inherently Aspirational,” and Violations Don’t Support Securities Fraud Claims, in Retail Wholesale v. Hewlett-Packard (January 19, 2017)

by Lane Powell PC - Securities / D&O Law Blog on

... senior officer’s violations of a corporation’s code of conduct do not give rise to a claim for violation of the federal securities laws—even where the corporation (including the officer himself) has touted the company’s high standards for compliance with its own ethical code. That was the Ninth Circuit’s holding in a... more

JAMS Global Construction Solutions Newsletter, Spring 2017

by JAMS on

... Actions and Settlement Agreements: What Did We Settle? - The purpose of a settlement and release agreement is to fully and finally dispose of a disputed matter. However, more and more often, a dispute cannot be fully resolved where non-parties to the dispute have contributed defense and indemnity amounts on behalf of one or more of the... more