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Health Alert — changes to Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Cheney v Mid North Coast Local Health District; and more
DLA Piper has released the 15 December 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
The Second Circuit has reversed convictions for insider trading and conspiracy to commit insider trading in an appeal following a six-week jury trial.
A recent judgment has shed some light on the approach the English courts take when considering the issue of summary procedures in international arbitration.
What do London, Paris, New York and Tortola have in common? If the ambitions of the British Virgin Islands come to fruition, they are four of the most popular seats for international arbitration.
Two recent decisions have clarified the heightened burden facing employers addressing whistleblower retaliation claims under Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
The Hong Kong privacy commissioner for personal data (PCPD) announced last week that a former insurance agent has received a prison sentence in respect of offences under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.
A recent decision of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York highlights some of the complications involved with third-party funding in multijurisdictional disputes.
DLA Piper has released the 8 December 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
Lawsuits seeking compensation of damages caused to a company by its management are being filed with increasing frequency.
$185m punitive damages for pregnancy discrimination: what led to the largest single-plaintiff employment award?
Rosario Juarez worked at AutoZone but now can buy one per cent of its total market capitalisation.
A snapshot of the investor-state dispute settlement framework in Australia’s Asian free-trade agreement trifecta
On 17 November 2014, Australia and China concluded negotiations over the China-Australia free-trade agreement.
Binding arbitration in managed care contracts — six tips to tailor your dispute resolution provisions
The Affordable Care Act is moving millions of previously uninsured patients into commercial managed care health plans.
The High Court has handed down a decision clarifying the test for inherent distinctiveness of trademarks, and giving clarity to the treatment of foreign words used as trademarks.
In a recent case that came before the High Court, the TCC has shown that it will go to great lengths to enforce obligations to deliver collateral warranties and performance bonds that are provided for in construction contracts.
High Court restricts common law duty of care where hospitals/ doctors have statutory obligation to discharge from involuntary detention
This case provides some clear guidance on how the statutory obligations on doctors and hospitals to care for mentally ill persons in the ‘least restrictive’ manner relate to, and can limit, a duty of care.
Health Alert — Robinson v Ng; Dr A v Health District; Health Practitioner Regulation Legislation Amendment Bill 2014; and more
DLA Piper has released the 24 November 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
The PRC Supreme People’s Court has issued the provisions on the establishment of intellectual property courts in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
The opinion in the dispute opposing Huawei and ZTE sheds a bright light on the legal landscape for injunctions in SEP-FRAND licensing contexts.
A clear understanding of the extent to which US antitrust laws can reach conduct outside the US would be extremely useful, even essential, for global companies.
A prosecutorial assault has been launched on businesses that use outsourcing, franchising or subcontracting.