Four essential qualities of great marketers download subscription
Totum presents a piece from award-winning senior marketing strategist Heidi Taylor, who explores the traits of marketers she seeks to recruit.
The Czech civil code: from effectiveness to amendment in 17 months? download subscription
A long time in the making, the new Civil Code replaced the old civil code from 1964 along with the commercial code from 1991 and a large amount of other legislation.
Poland: recent changes in the antitrust regime download subscription
On 18 January 2015, amendments to the Polish competition law entered into force
UK company law – an update on implementation of key changes download subscription
The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has released a provisional timetable for implementing key corporate changes to be introduced by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill.
Technology acquisitions roundup: February 2015 download subscription
Eversheds takes a look at recent deals where large technology companies have acquired add-on businesses, particularly in the areas of social media, cloud, mobile commerce and security.
How should joint sellers share liability? subscription
Update on changes to WHMIS requirements and transition period download subscription
Work Safe Alberta has released an Occupational Health and Safety bulletin to assist Alberta employers and workers understand the impact of the recent amendments to the federal WHMIS legislation.
We now have the advocate-general’s opinion in the ‘Woolworths’ case.
Employment update – March 2015: e-cigarettes in the workplace, family-friendly leave, and more download subscription
Latest developments that might affect your business and what you can do about them.
UK green energy sector is losing investor appeal download subscription
The UK is losing its appeal as a destination for investments in green energy, according to a new report, with political and regulatory uncertainty cited as key issues.
Government issues response to non-domestic energy efficiency regulations download subscription
Last summer the Government consulted on proposals designed to improve the energy efficiency of privately rented property.
Beware: Israeli authorities are on the prowl for unsuspecting sanctions evaders download subscription
Amendments to Israeli sanctions legislation, the new Sanctions Bureau and increasingly resolute policies towards Iran and other countries all warrant enhanced compliance efforts.
Directors registration and licensing in the Cayman Islands download subscription
The government of Cayman has enacted the Directors Registration and Licensing Law 2014, which regulates directors of certain entities established in Cayman.
From the firm of the week
Asia Region Funds Passport: draft rules a step towards a regional market for managed investment funds download subscription
The Asia Region Funds Passport will create a regional market for managed investment funds and give Australian fund managers an opportunity to increase their presence in Asia.
ACCC v Pfizer: a bitter pill for the ACCC download subscription
The Federal Court of Australia has dismissed the ACCC’s anti-competitive conduct case against Pfizer, finding that Pfizer did not breach the prohibition on misuse of market power.
Full Federal Court rules that partly ‘aspirational’ grievance policy was contractual and criticises company's investigation download subscription
This decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court is another sharp reminder to employers about the need to ensure their policies do not inadvertently become contractual.
Judicial review: recent reforms subscription
Certain judicial review reforms reforms – that attracted fierce debate in Parliament and within the legal profession – have now received the Royal Assent. They will be significant to many and a concern to some.
When Gordon Ramsay sought a declaration that he was not bound by the guarantee in a lease the issue was whether he had authorised a signature by his father-in-law. But the father-in-law was not called to give evidence.
Google to comply with privacy issues set by Italian DPA download subscription
For the first time in Europe, Google will be the subject of regular checks to monitor progress status of the actions to bring its platform into line with domestic legislation.
Data Issues Roundup, February 2015: Visa to track smartphones, revenge porn, UK named worst for data breaches and more download subscription
A look at data issues in the UK, Europe and worldwide.
Early repayment of its bailout and solid M&A interest from foreign investors have brought optimism to Portugal’s lawyers.
Technology M&A is leading the way in Israel as foreign companies clamour to invest, but will a regulator’s U-turn put the brakes on growth?
While deal numbers were up last year, their value rocketed – and this time it’s not the US firms taking the lion’s share.
Loss of PE star Oliver Felsenstein must surely force firm’s hand over lockstep reform.
In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters
Western sanctions are making life tough for Russia’s companies and lawyers, so they are forging new links in the East
Several billion-dollar deals and a number of landmark cases characterised workflows for offshore firms in the third quarter of 2014
Given the growth in the amount of data businesses create and store, it’s a good point in time to determine how companies and law firms are working with eDiscovery and computer forensics.