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Fladgate strengthens Tax team with new Partner appointment, Helen Cox

Fladgate is delighted to announce the appointment of Tax Partner Helen Cox, who joins from Mishcon de Reya.

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Resignation or dismissal? When the distinction rests on an allegedly forged letter

The distinction between a resignation and a dismissal is an inexhaustible source of litigation. The Administrative Labour Tribunal recently rendered a decision in a case where handwriting experts had been called as witnesses by both parties to testify on the question whether a letter of resignation adduced as evidence by the employer had really been signed by the employee: Hugo et Thomson, Tremblay inc., 2019 QCTAT 1004.

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Employers Must File EEO-1 Component 2 Data by September 30, 2019

On April 25, a U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. ruled that the EEOC must collect Component-2 wage/hours worked data from employers by September 30, 2019.  The Court also ordered EEOC to collect two pay years (2018 and either 2017 or 2019). If the EEOC choses 2017 it will also be due on September 30.  If it chooses 2019, that data will be due March 31, 2020. The EEOC has until May 3 to determine which additional year will be collected.

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Davis Malm Marks 40 Years as a Prominent Boston Law Firm

What started as a real estate boutique firm four decades ago has grown to a prominent and respected full-service business firm assisting diverse clients with their business, financing, litigation, real estate, environmental, employment, intellectual property, regulatory, and tax needs.

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Washington State Poised to Enacted Salary History Ban, Require Pay Bands

In an attempt to reduce the gender wage gap, the Washington State Legislature passed HB 1696,(“the Bill”), legislation that will prevent all private employers in Washington State from inquiring into the salary history of prospective employees  or requiring that an applicant’s prior wage or salary history meet certain criteria.  Additionally, the Bill mandates that, upon an applicant’s request, an employer with 15 or more employees must provide the applicant with certain details about the pay rate or salary range for the open position.

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Timothy D. Gronewold and Michael R. Lied Reappointed to Committees within the Illinois State Bar Association

Royal Oak-based law firm Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that two of our attorneys have been reappointed to committees within the Illinois State Bar Association for the 2019-2020 term.

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McDonald Hopkins recognized in Chambers USA 2019 rankings

McDonald Hopkins is pleased to announce the attorneys and practice areas that have been recognized by Chambers USA 2019.

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W&I insurance: a practical guide to the Australian M&A market

What is W&I insurance?

Warranty and indemnity insurance is a cornerstone risk management tool for vendors and purchasers in Australian M&A transactions.

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Kommersant has listed Maxima Legal amongst the leaders in the Russian legal market

Publishing house Kommersant has included Maxima Legal in its annual ratings for Leaders in Legal Services for 2018 in its sector and individual nominations.

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Changes to HHS’ Interpretation of HIPAA Civil Monetary Penalties

On Friday April 26, 2019, the US Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) issued a notification regarding HHS’ use of Civil Monetary Penalties (“CMP”) under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) as amended by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (“HITECH”) Act.

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