Monthly Archives: February 2018

Hall & Wilcox continues national growth with new Brisbane team

Leading independent business law firm, Hall & Wilcox, continues to grow nationally with the hiring of a Brisbane-based insurance team.

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Decisions of the Ad Hoc and Anti-doping Divisions of the Court of Arbitration for Sport for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Once again, we take a look at the decisions of the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s Ad Hoc and Anti-doping Divisions for the recently concluded 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.

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Second Circuit Rules Anti-Gay Discrimination is Sex Discrimination

In a move that could have broad national effects on gay rights in the workplace, the Second Circuit ruled that discrimination based on sexual orientation violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, deciding in favor of the estate of a deceased skydiving instructor who was allegedly fired for telling a client he was gay.

 

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Keeping Pace in the Fast-Moving World of Trade Secrets and Employee Mobility

In managing workforces, particularly when addressing employee turnover, employers often find themselves facing issues regarding how best to safeguard their confidential business information and how to protect their relationships with clients and employees. In recent years, the legal landscape underlying these issues has been evolving, as lawmakers and judges grapple with the tension in these matters between protection and free competition.

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Your new employee is accused of stealing trade secrets – now what?

Let’s say a top-notch engineer in your industry wants to leave their employer – a competitor of yours – and join your organization. They never signed a non-disclosure or non-compete agreement, so there should be no worry, right?

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Fladgate advises London Executive Offices on acquisition of new 10 year lease from Great Portland Estates

Fladgate LLP has advised London Executive Offices Limited on its acquisition of a new 10 year lease from Great Portland Estates in their 30 Broadwick Street development.   The letting was of the last vacant floor in the scheme.

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International Networking Week

A big thank you to everyone who participated in International Networking Week with the ILN! We saw a lot of increased interaction among members reaching out to fellow ILN colleagues, and engaging their partners and associates in connecting with other ILN members. What a great way to celebrate the spirit of the ILN!
Congratulations to Scott Swenson of Delaware member, Connolly Gallagher, who is the winner of the Apple AirPods!
Let’s keep it going by continuing to reach out and network with each other throughout the year. Use our easy tips for building relationships today, or get some inspiration for why networking should be on the schedule for a busy lawyer.
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Defend Trade Secrets Act Developments in 2017

In 2017, there were several cases worth noting under the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”). These cases addressed (i) time periods covered by the DTSA, (ii) pleading requirements under the DTSA, and (iii) standards for obtaining ex parte seizure orders under the DTSA. We will discuss these three issues in turn.

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Wet verbetering functioneren Verenigingen van eigenaars

Op  1 januari 2018 is de “Wet verbetering functioneren verenigingen van eigenaars”  in werking getreden. Het doel van de wet is ervoor te zorgen dat er structureel en volgens een meerjaren onderhoudsplan geld wordt gereserveerd voor het onderhoud van appartementencomplexen. Daarnaast is er duidelijkheid geschapen over de gevolgen van leningen die een VvE aangaat.

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Seven Tips to Protect Your Online Reputation – Part 1

Most of us appear somewhere on the internet, whether we like it or not. Michael Murphy, Senior Associate, advises companies and organisations on cyber risks and insurance and regularly presents on this topic. Our Legal Information Systems Executive, Naoise O Donnell, devises and provides in-house training to our personnel on this topic. We would like to share with you our seven basic tips to assist in protecting your online reputation. ‘Prevention’ is always much better than a ‘cure’ after the event.

 

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