This week’s top 15 legal briefings – 19 October 2014

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Canada: Changes to daily operations under amended Occupational Health and Safety Act

On June 1, 2018, amendments to Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Act came into force, significantly expanding the nature of the health and safety obligations owed by employers and businesses in Alberta. This article focuses on one of the areas in which changes have been made: the changes to day-to-day operations of an employer to […]

GDPR: A pension trustee’s ongoing obligations

After months of preparing for GDPR, unfortunately the work does not stop now that the regulation has been implemented. Elements of the GDPR will require ongoing review and action. See our checklist below to make sure you are up to speed with your ongoing trustee GDPR obligations…

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Eversheds has advised Goldman Sachs’ merchant banking division on a deal to acquire logistics services provider Neovia Logistics from Platinum Equity and Caterpillar. Eversheds provided holistic employment, pensions and real-estate advice across EMEA, South America and the Asia-Pacific. The Eversheds team was led out of the London office by partner Fiona Bolton and senior associates […]

Private equity lawyers from Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co advise LDC on Eley buyout

Private equity specialists from Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co have advised mid-market private equity house LDC on its £42m buyout of Eley Group. Eley Group manufactures .22LR rounds for the target shooting market. Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co advised LDC on the terms of Eley Group’s acquisition from global engineering business IMI, as well as on […]

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Covington and Slaughters advise on Qualcomm’s £1.6bn acquisition of CSR

Covington & Burling advised US mobile phone chipmaker Qualcomm and Slaughter and May advised tech firm CSR on the US company’s £1.6bn takeover of the British company, which will increase Qualcomm’s presence in the UK. London-based partners Louise Nash and Simon Amies led Covington & Burling’s team in the deal for Qualcomm, which will allow […]

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Offshore special: Singapore focus

Offshore players have high hopes of Singapore but for now the work is limited, so increased competition could stymie firms’ growth Compared with Hong Kong, Singapore has a small number of offshore firms. Although it is 13 years since the first offshore player, Conyers Dill & Pearman, opened in the jurisdiction, there are still just […]

DLA Piper, Hollaback! and Thomson Reuters Foundation launch guide on street harassment

A new guide produced by DLA Piper, pro bono client Hollaback! and the Thomson Reuters Foundation offers the first-ever global legal resource on street harassment. The Know your Rights guide outlines laws and policies related to street harassment in 22 countries around the world, including Canada, India, Colombia, South Africa and the US.  The guide is intended […]

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