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Key Considerations in Addressing Privacy Concerns During Drone Operations

by Williams Mullen on

Imagine that one of your employees uses his or her iPhone to take some pictures of work being done at a construction site. The employee captures several images that include teenagers sunbathing by a pool on the adjacent...more

Financial Services Weekly News - June 2017 #2

by Goodwin on

Editor's Note - Financial Regulatory Reform Picks Up Speed. The Trump administration, which views burdensome and costly regulation as a significant impediment to lending and economic growth, has consistently maintained...more

Personal liability for false and misleading statutory declarations (and supporting statements) - Fancy putting your home on the...

by Dentons on

The Federal Court in 470 St Kilda Road Pty Ltd v Robinson has found that the declarant of a statutory declaration as to a contractor’s payment of subcontractors, workmen and insurances personally liable under the Australian...more

Higher Penalties, Construction, Health and Energy: the ACCC Sets its Enforcement Priorities for 2017

by K&L Gates LLP on

In brief: - On 24 February, the ACCC unveiled its Enforcement and Compliance priorities for 2017. - The ACCC's enforcement activities in 2017 will continue to target larger companies causing harm to consumers and...more

Health Care Institutions

by K&L Gates LLP on

Originally published in Haig, Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, Fourth Edition §§ 87:1 et seq. © 2016 American Bar Association. This chapter discusses federal court litigation relating to health care...more

Resolving UK construction disputes – our round-up of practice and procedure

by Dentons on

Our latest Resolving Construction Disputes newsletter reviews a broad range of litigation, alternative and international dispute resolution developments and is aimed at in-house lawyers in the construction industry....more

New Rebar Anti Dumping Investigation May Carry Major Implications for Canada’s Construction Industry

by Dickinson Wright on

On August 19, 2016, the Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) initiated an anti-dumping investigation into concrete reinforcing bar (also known as rebar) imported from Belarus, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, Portugal and...more

Legal issues for those running a construction business (cybersecurity, competition and employment law)

by Dentons on

In this section, we round up recent articles from our colleagues in other practice areas that will interest those running construction businesses and their human resources teams. This edition focuses on cybersecurity...more

Competition law and joint bidding: dos and don'ts for the construction industry

by Dentons on

It is not unusual for construction firms and other companies to form a consortium bid (or joint bid) for a building or infrastructure project. Whilst competition law clearly prohibits collusion involving price fixing, market...more

March Antitrust Bulletin

by McGuireWoods LLP on

On February 5, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission opposed McWane Inc.’s petition to the U.S. Supreme Court to review the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ affirmation of a November 2015 FTC opinion that McWane unlawfully...more

Pleading Reliance in Unfair-Trade-Practices Claims

by Ellis & Winters LLP on

Two years ago, the North Carolina Supreme Court held that a plaintiff who sues under N.C. Gen. Stat. § 75-1.1 based on a misrepresentation must show actual and reasonable reliance on the misrepresentation....more

Securities Litigation and Enforcement Newsletter

by Fenwick & West LLP on

A CD or not a CD, That is the Question… That the Auditors Should Have Answered - A headline-grabbing SEC enforcement action last week against BDO USA and several of its national partners may lead audit firms to insist on...more

Harper Review: Road Pricing - Are We At A Turning Point?

by DLA Piper on

Several recent reports issued in Australia have highlighted the critical economic impact of road congestion in our major cities. One such report, the Final Harper Competition Policy Review Report (Harper Review) released...more

Competition Commission of India Conducts First-Ever Raid

Earlier this week, India’s competition regulator-the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”)-raided two offices of JCB India Limited (“JCB”), a UK-based manufacturer of construction equipment. This raid marks the first time...more

Aerospace and Defense Series: Leading Antitrust Considerations for Teaming Agreements

by McDermott Will & Emery on

This newsletter identifies when “teaming agreements” between contractors will raise antitrust issues, and suggests some practice tips for evaluating or defending those arrangements....more

Competition Issues In Resources Projects - Sharing Infrastructure (Australia)

by DLA Piper on

INTRODUCTION - Users of open access supply chains frequently seek to collectively negotiate various arrangements between themselves and with the supply chain operator. These negotiations and subsequent agreements often...more

Antitrust "Tying" Claims Dismissed Against Homebuilders

by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP on

The US District Court for the Eastern District of California recently ruled on the type of activity that constitutes a claim of impermissible “tying” under federal antitrust law, holding that the alleged misconduct of a group...more

Appeals Result in OFT Fine Reductions for Construction Companies

by Reed Smith on

Following the first batch of appeals against the Office of Fair Trading's (OFT) decisions in the construction cover pricing case, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has reduced the fines for all 13 companies. On 11...more

Brussels Brief - November 16, 2010

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Executives Fined Personally for Leading a Cartel in the Netherlands On 4 November 2010 the Dutch Competition Authority (known by its Dutch acronym “NMa”) sent a strong signal to any high-ranking company officials who...more

Recovery Act and Updates to "Buy American"

On March 25, 2010, the Office of Management and Budget ("OMB") offered three small, yet significant, amendments to the rules implementing the "Buy American" requirement of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009...more

Developing Caribbean Procurement Law

by Margaret Rose on

Traces the development of procurement law in the Commonwealth Caribbean....more

Antitrust Alert: Paving the Intersection of Antitrust and Labor Law

by Mintz Levin on

It has long been true that, in order to avoid too sharp a clash between labor and antitrust policies, collective bargaining agreements do not run afoul of the antitrust laws. But what about certain provisions within...more

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