Despite this being a short week here in the US thanks to the Memorial Day holiday, it was still jam-packed with work (which is always a good thing)! But it’s Friday again, so without further ado, I bring you our weekly roundup!
- What’s in a name? from Fladgate LLP: Paul Howcroft delves into IP in the art world in his latest post at Art Law London.
- Addressing Potential FCPA Risks in the Pharma and Life Sciences Industries from Epstein Becker & Green: EBG’s Stuart Gerson will be speaking about FCPA risks at an upcoming roundtable that is not to be missed!
- BC Hydro Draft Integrated Resource Plan from Clark Wilson: Warren Brazier comments on BC Hydro’s newly released draft integrated resource plan, which covers a long term forecast for the supply and demand of electricity in British Columbia.
- California Court Denies Certification of Misclassification, Meal Period and Rest Period Claims against Joe’s Crab Shack Restaurants from Epstein Becker & Green: EBG announces the recent decision by the California courts to deny class certification in the class action against Joe’s Crab Shack Restaurants.
- Civil Procedure Code Changes from Kochanski Zieba Rapala & Partners: authors from Kochanski detail the latest civil procedure code changes in this newsletter.
- New FINRA Rule Confirms That Whistleblower Claims Need Not Be Arbitrated from Epstein Becker & Green: EBG’s Lauri Rasnick discusses the recent amendment to Rule 13201 of the Code of Arbitration Procedure for Industry Disputes, which confirms that whistleblower claims need not be arbitrated to keep consistent with SOX.
- Biggest Gift Ever from Clark Wilson: Although this made me think of my three-year old niece talking about the “biggest present!” she received from my parents at Christmas, Clark Wilson’s Richard Weiland is actually talking about one of the largest charitable gifts in British Columbia’s history.
Happy reading and enjoy your weekend!