4 Tasks to Improve Your Business Communication Skills

Successful communication comes in many forms, and we may be already convinced either by virtue of our training or personality that we’re naturally good communicators. Whether you’re confident in your communications skills, or looking for a refresher, there are four tasks you can undertake today to improve your business communication skills.

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Key Legal Implications of Brexit

Despite agreement being reached between EU negotiators and the UK government with regard to the Draft Withdrawal Agreement (DWA) on 14th November, uncertainty remains as to whether this deal will be approved in the UK Parliament. What we do know is that the UK is a significant trading partner for Irish businesses and, for now, that the UK will leave the EU in March 2019. The terms of our engagement with businesses in the UK will change, which we need to prepare for. As a starting point take a look at these eight high level issues which you should be considering.

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Two new partners with RSS

December 3, 2018 — Charles E. Flam, Managing Partner of RSS, is pleased to announce that Justin Beeby and Stewart Litvack are now partners with the firm.

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Employee Handbooks: Benefits, Pitfalls and Preserving At-Will Employment

Every cannabis employer should have in place an employee handbook tailored to meet the needs of its business goals and workplace culture, and to ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal laws.

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Hall & Wilcox recognises International Day of People with Disability

Today, Hall & Wilcox recognises International Day of People with Disability. The theme for this year is empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.

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’tis the season… for a legal hangover

Employers beware, the Christmas party is nearing and we could all be in for a legal hangover in the morning!

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Ontario Court Gives OK For Lawyer to Sue Law Society

The Ontario Court of Appeal is permitting lawyer Paul Robson’s action against the Law Society of Upper Canada (now the Law Society of Ontario) (“LSO”) and three of its employees for malicious prosecution and misfeasance in public office to proceed.  The appeal court’s decision overturned the decision of Justice Patrick Monahan of the Superior Court of Justice on a motion to strike by the LSO.  Mr. Robson argued before the court that he is a thorn in the side of the LSO and someone at the LSO wishes to silence him.

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ILN Today Post

Risks Mitigation Strategies under a Merger & Acquisition Transaction

Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) are one of the most preferred methods for inorganic growth of businesses. However, M&As can go wrong due to various reasons: overenthusiasm about unquantifiable strategic benefits of the deal resulting in over valuation of the acquired company; post deal integration issues in systems, processes, human resources leading to lack of synergies; mismatch between vision and operating strategies of the new and old managers; undisclosed/unexpected liabilities or claims causing a dent in the benefits of the M&A, etc.

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Talking Tax – Issue 144

Phoenixing labour hire operator sentenced to jail in WA
In brief

A labour hire business operator who fraudulently obtained more than $890,000 through illegal phoenix activity (involving business debts, GST and PAYG obligations) has been jailed for five years and four months and ordered to repay the money.

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HRSA Establishes January 1, 2019 Effective Date for 340B Ceiling Price and Civil Monetary Penalty Rule

On November 30, 2018, the Department for Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Health Resources and Services Administration (“HRSA”) will publish its final rule to change the effective date for its 340B Drug Pricing Program ceiling price and manufacturer civil monetary penalty final rule to January 1, 2019.

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