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Financial Supervision Funding Decree 2018 published in Dutch Government Gazette

On 18 June 2018, the Financial Supervision Funding Decree 2018 (Regeling bekostiging financieel toezicht 2018, the Decree) was published in the Dutch Government Gazette (Staatscourant). The Decree implements the Financial Supervision Funding Act (Wet bekostiging financieel toezicht) and sets out … Continue reading

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What a PC Government Means for Workplaces in Ontario

Over the past 15 years under a majority liberal government, workplaces in Ontario saw many employment and labour law reforms. Most recently, the liberal government introduced Bill 148 which made significant changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the … Continue reading

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Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment scheme – Time for the Government to increase the Tariff?

Fieldfisher has claimed compensation for those with mesothelioma for over 30 years. Prior to 6th April 2014 compensation was only available for those employees who could both prove their employers were at fault and if the insurers for the relevant … Continue reading

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Comcast offers $65 billion for Fox, says government won’t stop merger

(credit: Comcast) Comcast today made a $65 billion offer to buy major portions of 21st Century Fox, setting up a potential bidding war with Walt Disney Company. Disney already struck a $52.4 billion all-stock deal to buy the Fox properties, … Continue reading

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Court Finds in Favor of Government in Recent Motorcycle Accident Case Allegedly Caused by Poorly Maintained Road

As a general matter, Maryland government employees, entities, and organizations are entitled to immunity from Maryland personal injury lawsuits. However, under the Maryland Tort Claims Act (MTCA), accident victims can pursue a claim for compensation against the government in certain … Continue reading

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