Monthly Archives: March 2018

Fair is foul, and foul is fair: How TV Eyes May Help Us See Through The Blurred Lines & Fog Around Fair Use

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Witch:     When shall we three meet again/In thunder, lightning, or in rain?

Second Witch:  When the hurlyburly’s done,/When the battle’s lost and won.

Third Witch:    That will be ere the set of sun.

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Tamsin R. Kaplan to Chair MCLE Employment Law Program

On May 23, 2018, Davis Malm shareholder Tamsin R. Kaplan will be chairing the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) seminar, “What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Employment Law.” The program will provide lawyers of all practice groups with the resources needed to get up to speed on new developments in the law, and to effectively advise their clients on employment law matters. Topics will include an explanation of the employment “life cycle” from recruitment to termination, and tips on how to manage the employment relationship, reduce risk, spot potential claims and, when necessary, end the relationship to the client’s advantage. Ms. Kaplan will be joined by employment lawyers Lawrence P. Murray, of Burns & Levinson LLP, and Jody L. Newman, of Hogan Lovells LLP.

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Betting advertising and promotion of betting odds during transmissions of live sporting events

Earlier this month the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) approved amendments to broadcasting codes further restricting betting advertising1 and promotion of betting odds2 during live sporting events. The amendments to the codes come into effect on 30 March 2018 and will supplement the existing rules which regulate how television and radio broadcasters transmit betting advertising and promotion of betting odds.

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Success Requires Client Satisfaction – the Disney Philosophy

 

 

 

 

 

Success that starts with leadership and continues with having the right people makes complete sense – but all of that doesn’t mean much if your clients aren’t satisfied. And that’s the third piece in Disney’s philosophy.

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Liability of ski resorts: Yet another victory for RSS

March 27, 2018 — The Superior Court recently dismissed a claim against the operator of a ski resort by a customer injured in a fall. The accident occurred when the skier, self-defined as an intermediate-level skier, ventured on a slope rated as very difficult.

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Amendments to ASX Guidance Note 8: Continuous Disclosure

ASX Guidance Note 8 was amended on 9 March, to provide greater clarity about ASX’s expectations in relation to the disclosure of market sensitive contracts and disclosures by entities in financial difficulties. With continuous disclosure increasingly becoming an area of potential risk for listed entities (given the current prevalence of shareholder class actions and increasing regulator oversight), guidance as to the expectations for such market announcements is useful in providing greater certainty and comfort to listed entities about the nature of their obligations.

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Claims to fame: handling claims to improve member experience

The first part of this series, released on 2 March 2018, focussed on superannuation funds indicating their intention to adopt the Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Practice (Voluntary Code). One key issue for funds that choose to adopt the Voluntary Code will be a review of their claims handling process as discussed below.

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Non-Compete Laws: Illinois Guide Published with Thomson Reuters Practical Law

We just published an article with Thomson Reuters Practical Law discussing non-compete agreements between employers and employees for private employers in Illinois. With Thomson Reuters Practical Law’s permission, we have attached it here.

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McDonald Hopkins welcomes attorney Christopher Hawley to our Cleveland office

CLEVELAND- McDonald Hopkins, a business advisory and advocacy law firm, welcomes attorney Christopher G. Hawley. Based in Cleveland, he is an associate in the firm’s Business Department.

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Fladgate advises on sale of Fulham Wine Rooms

Fladgate LLP has advised on the sale of the Fulham Wine Rooms (by way of premium lease assignment) on behalf of existing client Investhor Limited to The Little Door Fulham Limited.   The venue will now be closed for refurbishment/ conversion works before opening as a new cocktail bar venue.

The team was led by real estate partner James Fry who has extensive experience in the hotels and leisure sector.

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