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Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | February 2024

In a 2023 trip and fall case, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida granted summary judgment in favor of Defendant Wal-Mart. Kozlowski v. Wal-Mart Stores E., LP, No. 5:21-cv-261-ACC-PRL, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 116861 (M.D. Fla. May 19, 2023). The plaintiff alleged that she tripped due to humps and ripples in a floor mat at the front entrance of the store ...

Shoosmiths LLP | February 2024

Yesterday, Shoosmiths hosted an event by The Fashion Network titled ‘The Future of Social Commerce: Connecting Business with Community’. During this event we heard from fashion industry leaders on social commerce's transformative impact on fashion and FMCG ecommerce - in partnership with The Ecommerce Club ...

Krogerus | February 2024

2023 was largely characterised by macroeconomic volatility and heightened geopolitical tension. Due to this, many companies are now facing unexpected legal disputes after finding themselves or their contractual counterparties in distressed situations. Disputes Day 2024 will therefore focus on Disputes and Distressed Parties. The event will be organised on 19 March and it aims to provide practical insights to help companies navigate the complexities of legal disputes ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | February 2024

  We all know how important advertising is in the business world. Traders use advertisements as marketing tools to inform customers and consumers about their products. With the rise of technology and social media, advertising is now taking diverse forms. Companies are increasingly turning to a more powerful tool, the ‘influencer’, to advertise their products. This phenomenon is also evident locally ...

Shoosmiths LLP | February 2024

A podcast series that explores privacy themes within some of the most well-known movies. Whether you are a film buff, a privacy advocate, or simply curious about the intersection of storytelling and privacy, take a journey with us as we explore how the big screen tackles privacy. In this episode, William Moore and Mike Vallance discuss the “Marvel Cinematic Universe” ...

Lavery Lawyers | January 2024

?I was outraged!? ?It beggars belief!? ?It?s ridiculous!?1 These are just a few of the comments heard in connection with a controversial clause in Neymar?s contract with the Saudi Arabia-based Al Hilal soccer club, which he signed in August 2023. It provided for a payment of approximately $500,000 for each Instagram post promoting Saudi Arabia.. ...

Shoosmiths LLP | January 2024

As we enter each new year, we see more and more Awareness/National Days populating our calendars. Though some may seem rather obscure, the majority can be inspiring and put much needed emphasis on a lot of health, social and cultural topics ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | January 2024

  The EU Digital Services Act (‘DSA’), formally titled as the ‘Regulation (EU) 2022/2065 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 October 2022 on a Single Market For Digital Services and amending Directive 2000/31/EC’ is intended to overhaul the outdated framework that previously regulated online intermediaries such as auction sites, social networks, ISPs and platforms which allow for the sharing of content over the Internet ...

Anne Marie Seibel, Chair of the ABA Section of Litigation and litigation partner at Bradley, shares her path to leadership within the legal sphere. Hosted by MC Sungaila, this episode dives into the fascinating intersection of Anne Marie’s career trajectory and her prowess in bar leadership ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | January 2024

Last year, a would-be H-1B nonimmigrant employee had about a 14% chance of their registration being selected in the annual lottery. In response to backlash from U.S. employers following the extraordinary low selection rate for FY 2024, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) acknowledged the H-1B cap registration process, implemented in 2020, allows for misuse and fraud and proposed changes to increase fairness and efficiency ...

Shoosmiths LLP | January 2024

The Online Safety Act 2023 implements broad reforms for how many businesses must operate their online services. Here, Matthew MacLachlan explains the action to take now to comply. The Online Safety Act 2023 (‘the Act’) received Royal Assent in October 2023. Although the Act is now law, it will not be enforced by the regulator, Ofcom, until secondary legislation is passed and when Ofcom’s draft codes of practice are finalised ...

Shoosmiths LLP | January 2024

A podcast series that explores privacy themes within some of the most well-known movies. Whether you are a film buff, a privacy advocate, or simply curious about the intersection of storytelling and privacy, take a journey with us as we explore how the big screen tackles privacy. In this episode, William Moore and Becky Gray discuss the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy ...

Carey Olsen | January 2024

Carey Olsen's Steven Rees Davies recognised as leading FinTech and blockchain practitioner Who Who's Legal has featured Steven in its 2023 FinTech and Blockchain Report, which recognises leading FinTech and blockchain legal practitioners from across the world. The report showcases lawyers with extensive experience in the FinTech and blockchain space and those that are well practised in assisting clients with implementing blockchain solutions and providing cyber security advice ...

Heuking | December 2023

Please note the following press release. This press release is available at our homepage.   Hertha BSC restructuring with Heuking   A challenging year for Hertha BSC is coming to an end. The Berlin-based team was forced to reorganize and restructure in particular due to business constraints and in view of its relegation to Bundesliga 2, Germany’s second division of professional soccer. Led by Dr ...

Han Kun Law Offices | December 2023

On 18 January 2019, the Supreme People's Court and the Department of Justice of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region jointly signed theArrangement on Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters between the Courts of the Mainland and of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region(the "New Arrangement"). In Hong Kong, the New Arrangement was meant to be implemented via local legislation ...

AELEX | December 2023

Introduction Musical works created or produced by musicians are largely protected by copyright. This basically refers to the exclusive control that is given to the creator of a particular piece of work for a specific amount of time ...

Shoosmiths LLP | December 2023

Episode 7 of the Journey Through a Contract series highlights the key considerations when a business is entering into a contract with a consumer. Felicity Forward, Ayesha Chandegra and Joel Murphie provide guidance on how to identify a consumer contract, what additional protections consumers have and how the law is set to enhance consumer rights through the Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill.    Listen to the podcast and send us your feedback to [email protected] ...

ALTIUS/Tiberghien | December 2023

For the first time, the CJEU has been askedto clarifythetemporal applicabilityofthe right to“appropriate and proportionate remuneration” laid down inArticle 18 ofDirective (EU) 2019/790 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market(“DSMDirective”) ...

India, being a common law country, enjoys certain privileges when it comes to Trademark Law. In addition to priority rights for “first to use”, and the remedy of “passing off’’ for unregistered marks, there exists another age-old common-law right, not typically considered in global strategy - the transborder reputation of an extra territorial trademark ...

Carey Olsen | December 2023

Content Legal and enforcement framework Definitions Virtual currencies market Crossover with banking Technology Data security and cybersecurity Financial crime Consumer protection Competition Taxation Trends and predictions Tips and traps Legal and enforcement framework In broad terms, which legislative and regulatory provisions govern virtual currencies in your jurisdiction? Bermuda has a digital asset sector with a specific legal and regulatory regime that governs both the i

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