Monthly Archives: September 2018

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Herziene UAV-GC en de afwijkende toestand

UAV-GC worden herzien

De Uniforme Administratieve Voorwaarden (UAV-GC) zijn de voorwaarden die zien op zogenaamde geïntegreerde contracten. De UAV-GC bieden de mogelijkheid om ontwerpverantwoordelijkheid neer te leggen bij de opdrachtnemer in een door de opdrachtgever te bepalen mate.

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ASIC continues to monitor ICOs

In ASIC’s recently released Corporate Plan for 2018-2022, it has once again highlighted its intention to closely monitor ICOs and cryptocurrency in Australia.

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More states respond to South Dakota v. Wayfair

The legal environment of business is continuing to change following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in South Dakota v. WayfairAs we have reported, the case fundamentally alters sales and use tax obligations for many online and remote merchants. States are now free to require online and remote sellers to collect sales tax from their customers based solely upon in-state economic activity, even if they do not have a physical presence in the taxing state.

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Employment Law This Week®: Sexual Harassment Training in the #MeToo Era

This Employment Law This Week Deep Dive episode focuses on preventing harassment in the #MeToo era. The #MeToo movement has raised the stakes for all employers. Attorneys Jennifer Gefsky and Ian Carleton Schaefer of Epstein Becker Green discuss what the #MeToo movement has taught us; the active role being taken by state and local governments to regulate the working environment, including requirements that mandate anti-harassment training for employees; and guidance on workplace harassment that was recently issued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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Shutts Strengthens Intellectual Property Law Practice Group in West Palm Beach Office

Shutts & Bowen today announced that it added two new attorneys to its statewide Intellectual Property practice group in West Palm Beach. Steven M. Greenberg joins as a partner and Alexander Schneider joins as an associate.

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Talking Tax – Issue 132

Case law

Whether steps made to inquire about land tax constitutes ‘reasonable care’ in complying with the legal obligation to pay land tax

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Collective arrangements under the spotlight – joint venture exemption considered

The Federal Court has published its reasons in ACCC v Cascade Coal Pty Ltd (No 1)1 (Cascade). The ACCC’s application was dismissed with costs. While the relevant provisions of the Act have been amended following the Harper Review in November 2017, the reasons offer useful guidance on the following aspects of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (Act):

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Financial Services in Focus – Issue 10

Funds and financial products
ASIC updates guidance for trustees of wholesale equity schemes

On 4 September, ASIC released Regulatory Guide 192 Licensing: Wholesale equity schemes following public consultation.

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New Requirements for Production and Sales of Organic Products

The Federal Law No. 280-FZ “On Organic Products and Amendments to Certain Legal Regulatory Acts of the Russian Federation” (“Law”), which regulates the production, storage, transporting, labeling and sales of the organic products, was officially published on 03.08.20181.

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California’s Privacy Law Sets Manageable Tone

California sets the standard for the rest of the country in a lot of areas—now, we can add privacy regulation to the list, as discussed by my colleagues Richard S. Eisert and Gary A. Kibel in a recent Davis & Gilbert client alert. This summer, California passed a bill known as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, imposing rigorous privacy-related obligations on entities that do business in the state. Some have called the act “GDPR-light” since it implements some concepts similar to those in the new European law.

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