An Introduction To Indemnity Law

United States: An Introduction To Indemnity Law. When a complaint comes in, it's natural for attorneys to read it and immediately start addressing the elements and defense to the plaintiff's claim. In a legal-malpractice claim, for example, the first direction you may turn is …

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(7 days ago) 1 day ago · In 2017, California updated its automatic renewal law to create some of the strictest requirements in the country. Now, just four years later, the Governor Newsom signed a new law that will impose even stricter requirements. The content of this article …

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New CA Law On Nondisclosure Provisions: Bars Restricting

(5 days ago) On October 7, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 331 (S.B. 331), which prohibits employers from including in settlement agreements or separation agreements certain provisions that bar employees from speaking about experiences of workplace harassment or discrimination. 1 The law, which will take effect in 2022, prohibits in separation and other employment

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NMLS Transition For California Financing Law Licensees

(3 days ago) Licensees under the California Financing Law not currently on NMLS must transition onto NMLS by December 31, 2021. New applicants under the California Financing Law may only apply through NMLS. Existing licensees under the California Financing Law on NMLS must convert to an electronic surety bond through NMLS.

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United States: Cancel Culture And The Endless Stream Of

(6 days ago) 15 hours ago · Currently, there is a lot of legislative movement in this space. Signed into law on November 11, 2020 and effective as of February 9, 2021, New York is one of the most recent states to sign into law a new automatic renewal bill. Massachusetts and Alabama may follow soon, as bills in these states were proposed February 2021.

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Bloomberg Law Publishes Terranova And Grove On Medical

(5 days ago) 1 day ago · Washington, D.C. partner Jodi Terranova and associate Callyson Grove co-authored "Anatomy of a Medical Malpractice Case" for the September 2021 edition of Bloomberg Law. Medical malpractice is a common claim of negligence arising when a …

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Counsel Laurie Sands Featured On Partners For Women And

(Just Now) 17 hours ago · The Law Is An Ass, RCRA Edition Foley Hoag LLP Late last month, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a public water supplier could be liable in a citizens' suit brought under the imminent and substantial endangerment provisions of RCRA

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The Legal System

(9 days ago) Taiwan has a codified system of law where the Constitution of Taiwan is the supreme law of the land. The Legislative Yuan enacts laws through powers granted to it by the Constitution. The Executive Yuan may also announce regulations and administrative orders in accordance with the law. The codes of law are traditionally drawn from other

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Electronic Commerce Act (Republic Act No. 8792

(6 days ago) The new law now expressly provides that for evidentiary purposes, an electronic document shall be the functional equivalent of a written document under existing laws. Under this principle of "functional equivalent" any electronic data message, document or signature, which is the functional equivalent of a written document or original signature

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Introduction Of The Data Protection Law 2020 In DIFC

(9 days ago) The Law has come into force from 1 July 2020. A grace period of three months was provided to comply with the new regulations as enforcement began on 1 October 2020. This article discusses the main provisions of the new Law and its impact on businesses. What is the Law all about? The Law is made by the Ruler.

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China's New Data Security Law

(6 days ago) The law's jurisdiction includes not just data-related activities in China but also outside of China which could harm China's national security, public interest, or the legal interests of citizens and organizations in China. As mentioned above, many of the specifics of the law are yet to come, but the mandate is there to include obligations for

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Law Governing VPNs

(4 days ago) Federal Law Numbers 5 of 2012: The Federal Law No. 5 of U.E 2012 is a comprehensive piece of legislation which contains various provisions to combat cyber crimes. As per the law, it is unlawful to make illegal use of the many contents of internet, websites and V.P.N. services to commit cybercrime and other fraudulent activities.

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Sixth Circuit Reverses District Court In TCPA

(8 days ago) 41 minutes ago · We only 'say what the law is.'" 16 The Sixth Circuit explained that severance in Barr was an interpretation, not "a legislative act" or a "remedy" that could "operate prospectively only." 17 On this basis, the Sixth Circuit squarely rejected the district court's analysis, holding:

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Hawaii Amends Small Dollar Lending Law

(7 days ago) 1 day ago · The new law exempts banks and various other financial institutions, including entities licensed under Hawaii's Financial Services Loan Company Act, but would nonetheless impact the ability of exempt entities from contracting with brokers or agents to make small-dollar loans based on the foregoing language. Among other provisions, the bill:

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Criminal Accountability – Intention VS. Negligence In

(9 days ago) The Federal Law Number 3 of 1987 UAE Penal Code (Penal Code) provides for the regulation of the moral element of the criminal law. Article 38 of the Regulation states that the moral element of a crime consists of intent or mistake. The intent is present when the direction of the will of the perpetrator is towards the perpetration of the act or

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How Can Companies Use OFAC's New Guidance On Virtual

(2 days ago) 21 hours ago · Braumiller Law Group, PLLC. Tariff Engineering: Opportunities For Duty Mitigation Braumiller Law Group, PLLC. Forced Labor Initiative Among ‘Tough Stance' On China For 2021 Braumiller Law Group, PLLC. Upcoming Events. OCT 27. Rila Retail Law Conference: What’s Old Is New Again – Riding The Recommerce Wave.

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Overview Of General Commercial Laws In Nigeria

(3 days ago) English law is divided into common law and equity of England and English Statutes. Common law and equity account for a very considerable part of the Nigerian Commercial law especially the areas of contract, agency, employment, hire purchase, insurance and bailment. Nigerian Statutes / …

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Labour Law And Social Security Law In Jordan

(6 days ago) Jordanian Labor law number (8) was issued in 1996 to regulate the relationship between the Employer and the Employee, which means that any contract or any term in any contract between both parties that contradicts the labor law is considered invalid. Along with labor law, social security law number 19 for the year 2001 is an applicable law in

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Merger Control Comparative Guide

(8 days ago) The Anti-monopoly Law does not provide for any statute of limitations that bars the application of sanctions or other adverse consequences for anti-monopoly breaches, and the State Service for Anti-monopoly and Consumer Market Control applies no limitation periods in practice.

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China's New Export Control Law

(Just Now) The Law formalizes China's export control regime which also includes the recently updated Catalogue of Technologies Prohibited or Restricted from Export that restricts or bans the export of certain cutting-edge technologies on the grounds of national security, public interest or environmental protection, such as AI technologies. 2 China has

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Iraq: Labour and Employment Comparative Guide

(7 days ago) The Labour Law allows for part-time employment contracts, as long the hours to be worked each week range between 12 and 24. The minimum terms to be included in the employment contract are as follows: the name of the employer and the type and address of enterprise; the name, date of birth, qualifications, profession, residence and nationality of

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Indonesia: Labour and Employment Comparative Guide

(7 days ago) The Labour Law, in conjunction with Article 27(2) of the 1945 Constitution, provides that each employee shall be entitled to equal treatment from the employer without discrimination. Each employee has the same rights and opportunities to obtain a decent job and livelihood without discrimination by gender, ethnic group, race, religion or

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Commercial Companies Law In Oman

(5 days ago) The Law came into effect within 60 days of its publication, being, 17 April 2019 and repeals the previous Commercial Companies Law in Oman (Law Number 4 of 1974, as amended). The current Law is seen as one of the modern-day companies' enactment and has attempted to do away with complex and cumbersome governance and other related procedures.

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Corporate Criminal Liability: The Why And The How

(8 days ago) Two things, at least, are clear from the Law Commission's latest discussion paper on corporate criminal liability. The first is that there is a high degree of consensus (from those whose opinions seem to matter, namely investigators, prosecutors, pressure groups, and the Commission itself) that there is something wrong with the current law.

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Labour Law in Kuwait

(8 days ago) Kuwait's Law No. 6 of 2010 (the "Labor Law") regulates the labor law in Kuwait and applies to workers in the private sector. The Labor Law states that employees may not work for more than 48 hours per week or 8 hours per day, except as otherwise specified in the Labor Law. The working hours for employees working in the financial, commercial

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Special Report: The New Saudi Companies Law

(7 days ago) The New Law reduces the percentage of LLC's statutory reserve. In Article 176 of the New Law, LLCs are required to set aside at least 10 per cent of net profits to establish a statutory reserve. Partners are allowed to put this setting aside when the reserve reaches 30 per cent of the company's capital.

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Egyptian Competition Law Overview

(9 days ago) The Law on Protection of Competition and Prohibition of Monopolistic Practices in Egypt was promulgated by Law No. 3 of 2005 and its Executive Regulation. The aim of the law is to ensure economic activity does not prevent, restrict or damage the freedom of competition.

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Attorney-Client Privilege In India

(2 days ago) In this article we will discuss the Indian law the way it perceives attorney-client privilege. Privileged Communications. In India, Sections 126 to 129 of the Act deal with privileged communication that is attached to professional communication between a legal adviser and the client.

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Cyprus: Labour and Employment Comparative Guide

(4 days ago) Compensation of overtime work is not regulated by law in Cyprus, but it is a matter of individual or collective agreement, except for shops, hotels and leisure centres (restaurants, bars, clubs etc), as well as civil servants and persons working for public law bodies, where there is specific law and/or regulations regulating the matter.

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Inheritance in China: Key Issues

(9 days ago) Inheritance is regulated by the PRC Inheritance Law which took effect on 1 October 1985, and a judicial interpretation issued by the Supreme People’s Court in November 1985. While the rules are not complicated by themselves, in practice they give rise to various questions and issues, especially when it involves a foreigner with assets in China or married to a Chinese spouse.

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