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‘WannaCry’ ransomware attack

EY provides its response to the global cybersecurity incident of May 2017.

Law Firm: EY | Published: 25 May 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

Evaluating human rights risks for mega-sporting event hosts

The groundswell of activity relating to human rights risk management and major sporting events has seen sport governing bodies, and their delivery partners, begin to identify and manage this growing area of risk.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 25 May 2017 | Practice Area: Art. 8 Human Rights Act

Equal pay in South Africa – three years on

Since South Africa's Employment Equity Act was amended three years ago to expand on the principle of 'equal pay for equal work', the application of the law has been regularly tested.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 24 May 2017 | Practice Area: Equal Treatment

Cannabis legalisation in Canada: the legal implications in eight key practice areas

The anticipated legalisation of recreational cannabis in Canada by July 2018 is multi-faceted. Several areas of law will come into play, potentially impacting many types of businesses. This guide looks at the legal implications in sectors such as corporate finance, capital markets and employment.

Law Firm: Blake Cassels & Graydon | Published: 22 May 2017 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

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NYC food retailers subject to early enforcement of calorie labeling rules

New York City's mayor announced on May 18, 2017, that all New York City chain food retailers with 15 or more establishments nationwide will be required to comply with New York City's local calorie labeling requirements.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 22 May 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

The fight against counterfeit pharmaceutical products intensifies

The World Health Organization has reported that 10% of the medicines offered for sale globally are counterfeits. Among drugs promoted online, 90% are counterfeit medicines and are life-threatening.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 17 May 2017 | Practice Area: Health and Safety

Disability discrimination: are multiple choice tests fair for all?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has considered whether a job applicant with Asperger's syndrome was indirectly discriminated against for being required to sit a multiple choice test in the recruitment process.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 17 May 2017 | Practice Area: Employment

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Food and Beverage News and Trends: May 2017

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape in the US.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 16 May 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

Global Transactions Forecast: an analysis of the prospects for M&A markets around the world

After the events of the past year, forecasting the next 12 months - let alone the next three years - is not an easy task. However, this joint Oxford Economics and Baker McKenzie report provides insight into how transactional markets across the world will play out in the years to come.

Law Firm: Baker McKenzie | Published: 16 May 2017 | Practice Area: Corporate

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Pharmaceutical and software industries at odds on potential Section 101 reform

Congress and the courts may struggle to balance industries’ competing interests in reforming patentable subject matter eligibility under 35 U.S.C. 101.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 15 May 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

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