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This is an Australian-specific alternative chapter on data protection, which was designed to assist organisations operating in Australia with their new privacy responsibilities.
Health Alert — Lane v Northern NSW Local Health District (No 3); Psychology Board of Australia v Tubara; and more
DLA Piper has released the 28 July 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
In the midst of the gale-force winds of commentary whipped up by the Google case, we should pause and ask ourselves: just how ground-breaking is this decision?
The shocking news of recent airline disasters brings into sharp focus for employers the sometimes unforeseeable risks facing employees who frequently travel for work.
On 24 June 2014, Governmental Decree no. 91/2014 (the so-called ‘Competitiveness Decree’) was published in the Italian Official Gazette.
The Financial Report — analysis of US bank counterparty data; Hong Kong releases REIT consultation conclusions; and more download
DLA Piper has released the latest version (Volume 3, No.14) of The Financial Report, featuring news and analysis from across the financial sector.
One of the most attractive features of doing business in the Netherlands is the possibility of obtaining an advance tax ruling (ATR) and/or advance pricing agreement (APA).
In an effort to jump-start a weak economy, the Indian government’s Union Budget adopts several new measures while taking a balanced approach.
Be Global — July 2014: new gender equality reporting obligations in Australia; meaning of ‘last wage’ clarified in UAE; and more download
Be Global is DLA Piper’s snapshot of key global employment law developments designed to help you identify legal hotspots across your global operations.
Corporate liability: the Italian Supreme Court extends the scope of application of Legislative Decree No. 231/2001
The Italian Supreme Court has reconsidered the possibility of applying Legislative Decree No. 231/2001 to the so-called target offences of a criminal organisation.
In autumn 2011, Thailand suffered severe floods. Among the properties damaged were shops and distribution centres owed by a subsidiary of Tesco.
This briefing looks at the provisions of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill, which was introduced in the Scottish Parliament on 11 June 2014.
Philippines president Benigno Aquino III has signed into law Republic Act 10641, ‘An Act Allowing the Full Entry of Foreign Banks in the Philippines’.
As you structure the features of developer notes, the following principles may help you maximise their marketability.
Aereo has asserted in federal district court that it is entitled to a compulsory licence to carry over-the-air broadcasts under §111 of the Copyright Act.
DLA Piper’s May/June 2014 edition of its Tax Newsletter provides a review of People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong tax developments.
Health Alert — Ladhams v Medical Board of Australia; Chaudhry v Medical Board of Australia; and more
DLA Piper has released the 21 July 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
The same day he took the reins as chief judge for the District of Delaware, Judge Leonard P Stark substantially overhauled his patent practices.
The purpose of this bulletin is to highlight the fact that certain real burdens will be automatically extinguished on 28 November 2014.
As foreshadowed by the coalition government earlier this year, penalties for breach of the Franchising Code of Conduct are to be introduced.
DLA Piper outlines the income tax, goods and services tax, fuel tax and other implications that will stem from the repeal of the carbon tax.
Antitrust and competition enforcement is changing fast: our report for multinationals from three global conferences
The world of antitrust/competition enforcement is changing more rapidly than ever. This evolving environment presents new challenges for companies.
Australia offers a platform that allows new foreign investors to embrace the globalisation of real-estate capital with confidence.
DLA Piper has released the July 2014 issue of its Antitrust Matters publication.
This issue includes international updates, as well as contributions from Europe, Austria, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, the UK and the US.
Lee Alexander and Philip Angeli look at the key points in a proposed Department of Energy rule change.
Major changes ahead as Congress takes on the highway trust fund crisis — and looks to comprehensive tax reform
Over the next two weeks, major decisions will be made affecting the legislative tax agenda for the rest of this session of Congress and, in the case of tax reform, for 2015.
Procurement Pulse — in-house award to non-profit organisation; challenging a procurement process; and more download
DLA Piper has released its Procurement Pulse publication for June 2014.
Health Alert — Angelos v Minister for Health; Wilson v Western Health; Brunswick Family Dental Pty Ltd v Dr Enegd; and more
DLA Piper has released the 14 July 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
DLA Piper has released the latest version (Volume 3, No.13) of The Financial Report, featuring news and analysis from across the financial sector.
Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence — further restriction and rationalisation of Belgium’s gaming industry; and more
Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence is the global monthly publication from DLA Piper’s sports, media and entertainment group.
Investment in US real estate by non-US investors is increasing.
Last December, bitcoin prices plummeted by nearly half, after Chinese authorities banned all financial institutions in China from engaging in bitcoin-related business.
The Ministry of Revenues and Levies of Ukraine has issued Order #368 ‘On amendment of generalised tax consultation on transfer pricing related issues, adopted by Order #699’.
While the use of Bitcoin may not presently be widely accepted like cash or electronic funds transfers, it is undeniable that the market opportunities for Bitcoin are rapidly increasing.
DLA Piper has released the 7 July 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
The PBR Task Force held a conference call to discuss comments to the modified recommendations to the report issued by Rector & Associates regarding reserve financing transactions.
Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe is considering reducing the corporate income tax rate to a ‘competitive rate in the global market’ in the near future.
If your organisation has 100 or more employees, unless it is a public sector employer, it will have annual gender reporting obligations to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.
Global Insight is a digital publication bringing you news, views and analysis from DLA Piper’s global restructuring group.
Food and Beverage News and Trends — 27 June 2014: FDA clarifies its stance on cheese making; and more
This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape.
Health Alert — Wong v Sklavo; O'Connell v Barnett; Continence Aids Payment Scheme Variation 2014; and more
DLA Piper has released the 30 June 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
Aereo infringes broadcasters’ copyrights, US Supreme Court rules — coming impact for streaming and cloud services?
The Supreme Court has held that Aereo infringes broadcasters’ copyrights in on-air programming when it transmits the programmes to its internet subscribers.
Finding a solution to the crisis is both a high economic and political priority, especially with congressional elections just four-and-a-half months away.
Corporate governance update: handling of confidential information — briefings and unannounced corporate transactions
In this corporate governance update, DLA Piper sets out some of the key findings and recommendations as they relate to listed companies.
Ute Krudewagen presents 10 important pitfalls to be aware of as you develop your global employment documentation.
Supreme Court Corner — Q2 2014: Octane Fitness v Icon Health & Fitness; Limelight Networks v Akamai Techs; and more
This briefing from DLA Piper presents key intellectual property and technology cases before the US Supreme Court.
The Australian privacy commissioner has found that Cupid Media failed to take reasonable steps to secure personal information held on its websites.
Since the enactment of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, calls have arisen in certain quarters for even more reform.
Supreme Court rejects premise for GHG Tailoring Rule, but largely maintains EPA’s authority to set GHG emission limits
The court’s decision upholds the EPA’s regulation of roughly 83 percent of stationary-source GHG emissions under its permitting programme.