Legal Updates

State Ban the Box Law Enforced for the First Time by Massachusetts Attorney General

Our colleague  at Epstein Becker Green has a post on the Hospitality Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to our readers in the retail industry: “Massachusetts Attorney General Enforces State Ban the Box Law for First Time, Fining Three Businesses and Issuing Warnings to 17 Others.”

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Public Law – Issue One

Welcome to the first issue of Hall & Wilcox’s quarterly newsletter for the Victorian Government, Public Law.

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Talking Tax – Issue 122

Case law

Decleah Investments Pty Ltd and Prince Removal and Storage Pty Ltd as Trustees for the PRS Unit Trust v FCT [2018] FCA 717

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Looking ahead to possible reforms: Identifying themes or trends arising from the second round of the Royal Commission

Possible law reforms are on the agenda following the conclusion of the second round of hearings of the Financial Services Royal Commission. We identify the trends arising from the Royal Commission and look at them in the context of other current law reform proposals in the financial services industry.

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Detention officer unfairly dismissed despite seriously dropping her guard

The recent Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision in Jacqueline Waite v Serco Australia Pty Ltd T/A Serco Australia Pty Ltd1 is an important reminder that dismissals on what are perfectly valid substantive grounds can still be unfair if an employee is denied procedural fairness.

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Welcome WCAG 2.1 – Website Accessibility Guidelines Have Been Refreshed

Our colleague  at Epstein Becker Green has a post on the Hospitality Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to our readers in the financial services industry: “The Generally Prevailing Website Accessibility Guidelines Have Been Refreshed – It’s Time to Officially Welcome WCAG 2.1.”

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Amy L. Fracassini Elected to the Board of the International Lawyers Network

Davis Malm is pleased to announce that firm president Amy L. Fracassini was elected to the International Lawyers Network’s (ILN) Board of Directors. Ms. Fracassini was inducted to the 16-member Board on June 1, 2018 at the ILN annual meeting in Toronto, Canada.

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Coward v Stephenson

On 25 May 2018, Judge Levy handed down a decision in favour of the insurer, who was joined as a defendant to the proceeding under section 119 of the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (Act).

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Financial Services in Focus – Issue 4

Funds & financial products

Client Money Reporting Rules Enforcement Powers Regulations registered

On 8 June the Corporations Amendment (Client Money Reporting Rules Enforcement Powers) Regulations 2018 (Cth) was registered.

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Russian Ministry of Health clarified the procedure of rendering telemedicine services

At present, the direction of medicine, such as telemedicine, becomes more and more known and the number of questions about the procedure of providing medical assistance using telemedicine is also growing.

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