In recent years, several large multinational pharmaceutical companies have been found to be in violation of the Anti-Unfair Competition Law.
Dead Again: Ontario Court of Appeal Makes Clear That Certification of Misclassification Overtime Class Actions Remains As Hard As Ever
Last week, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Brown v. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, upholding the Divisional Court’s decision affirming the dismissal of a certification motion in a proposed “misclassification” overtime class action (previously blogged about in the spring and fall of 2013).
UK Tribunal Rules Employee Did Not Have a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy in Regard to His Work Emails
In Atkinson v Community Gateway Association UKEAT/0457/12, the UK EAT held that accessing an employee’s emails, in the course of a disciplinary investigation into the employee’s conduct, did not amount to an unjustified interference with the employee’s private life.
The sad news that a Spanish nurse has contracted the Ebola virus is shocking but perhaps not unexpected. It was inevitably only a matter of time before the virus spread beyond West Africa.
When Christmas is approaching, China counterfeiting goes into overdrive, and this year has been no different.
Agricultural experts recently gathered in Tanzania to urge African government officials to adopt and improve contract farming in their countries.
I spoke last week at the American Lawyer’s (truly excellent) China-US Legal Summit. During one of the “networking breaks” while talking with a group of China lawyers and China businesspeople, someone wistfully spoke of “the old days” when China encouraged foreign investment with economic incentives.
Executive Loses Incentive Comp Upon Resignation – Contract Enforceable, Court Finds No Restraint On Trade
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice upheld a contract that forced an employee to forfeit restricted shares upon resignation in Levinsky v The Toronto-Dominion Bank.
The risks faced by investors, owners and contractors on large infrastructure projects in Asia, South America, Africa and other developing nations are varied.
Mobile Applications – Results of Global Study of Privacy Practices and Tips for Increasing Transparency
The Global Privacy Enforcement Network recently published the results of its second annual privacy enforcement survey or “sweep” which assessed the transparency of the privacy practices of popular mobile applications.