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Amie Frydenberg

Christmas party scandal: Fair Work Commission upholds dismissal of glass-throwing employee

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

The Fair Work Commission recently made a significant decision on out-of-hours conduct in finding that ALDI had had a valid reason to dismiss an employee for throwing a full glass of beer over the heads of other employees at a work Christmas function.

Douglas BB Stewart

Court hits brakes on duties owed to intoxicated plaintiffs

Litigation - Canada

The expansion of recognised duties of care owed to intoxicated persons recently met resistance from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

Jessica Carr

Is the Office of the Tax Ombud doing its job?

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Since its establishment in October 2013, the Office of the Tax Ombud (OTO) has been expected to enhance South Africa's tax administration system.

Luyanda Ntuli

IP and the shape of things

Intellectual Property - South Africa

Proprietors that are interested in registering a shape or container mark should be aware of the kind of protection that a specific IP act affords them and ensure that they layer their rights in order to have the best protection as well as protection in perpetuity.

Lisa H Bebchick

Delaware appraisal decisions

Corporate Finance/M&A - USA
Ropes & Gray LLP

During the second quarter of 2018, the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed, without opinion, the Court of Chancery's decision in ACP Master, in which the Court of Chancery had appraised Clearwire's shares at a significant discount compared with the deal price.

Yael Navon

Duties to notify cyber breach updated

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

The Israeli Securities Authority (ISA) recently published a position statement, according to which, in cases of significant cyberattack, public companies must examine the need to issue an immediate report to their investors notifying them of the attack.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey