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  • Blog: Waller Law BlogLike the OSHA and federal contractor vaccine mandates, the CMS IFR is also under fire in the courtsPosted on December 1, 2021 by
    Like the OSHA and federal contractor vaccine mandates, the CMS IFR is also under fire in the courts.
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  • Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsIllinois State Law Imposes Group Health Coverage Disclosure RequirementsPosted on November 30, 2021 by Haynes and Boone Benefits Group
    The Illinois Consumer Coverage Disclosure Act (the “CCDA”), which went into effect on August 27, 2021, requires an employer to notify employees in Illinois who are eligible for its group health plan whether such plan does or does not cover each of the essential health benefits identified by the Illinois Department of Labor (the “Illinois […] The post Illinois State Law Imposes Group Health Coverage Disclosure Requirements appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
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  • Blog: ALTIUS BlogsPrincipals: be careful when passing on operating costs to your commercial agentsPosted on November 30, 2021 by
    Commercial agents often have to contribute to costs that the principal bears, such as IT costs, marketing costs and administration costs. In the banking and insurance sector, there are specific costs concerning transporting valuables and the costs of maintaining ATMs; and, in recent years, there have also been several new costs to which the agent often has to contribute, such as contributions to bank taxes, the deposit guarantee fund and digital prospecting. Two bills, which are currently being considered by the Belgian parliament, aim to amend Book X of the Belgian Economic Code to protect co...
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  • Blog: Garrigues Intellectual Property BlogHappy Pills vs Molagominola: The Supreme Court rules that unfair competition has not taken placePosted on November 30, 2021 by Editor1
    The Supreme Court has addressed a case that brings to light the restrictive application of the Unfair Competition Law in scenarios involving the potential imitation of similar products. On June 25, 2021, the Civil Chamber of the Supreme Court dismissed the appeal filed by Happy Pills, S.L against Fresh & Good, S.L (Molagominola) and FNAC, […] La entrada Happy Pills vs Molagominola: The Supreme Court rules that unfair competition has not taken place apareció primero en Intellectual and Industrial Property Blog - Garrigues.
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  • Blog: The Business Law BlogThe Canadian Securities Administrators Proposes Mandatory Climate-Related Disclosure for Reporting IssuersPosted on November 25, 2021 by Jacqueline Wilmott, Chat Ortved, Stuart D. Breen
    Summary of the Article The Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”) have published a notice and request for comment on proposed National Instrument 51-107 – Disclosure of Climate-related Matters (the “Proposed Instrument”) and its companion policy, which would establish mandatory climate-related disclosure requirements for reporting issuers in ...
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  • Blog: Hunton Employment & Labor Law PerspectivesNew York Substantially Expands Employee Whistleblower ProtectionsPosted on November 18, 2021 by C. Randolph Sullivan and Michael A. Pearlson
    New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed S.B. 4394, an amendment of Section 740 to the New York Labor Law that dramatically expands safeguards against employer whistleblower retaliation. The new law expands protected activity that entitles an employee to whistleblower protection, the categories of covered workers protected by the statute, and the definition of prohibited retaliatory actions, among other changes.  The new law takes effect on January 26, 2022. Some of the key provisions that New York employers should carefully review are listed below.
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