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Government of Canada releases long-awaited proposed amendments to the Trademarks Regulations and Industrial Design Regulations

On June 19, 2017, the Canadian government released proposed amendments to the Trademarks Regulations and Industrial Design Regulations. This briefing examines the changes.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 23 June 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

Queen’s Speech unveils employment law changes

This week, the Queen unveiled the Government’s legislative programme for the new two-year Parliament. This included a number of employment law reforms, which are discussed in this briefing.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 23 June 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

US Supreme Court strikes death blow against forum shopping in mass actions by limiting personal jurisdiction

The US Supreme Court has continued its recent trend of contracting personal jurisdiction by holding that a California state court lacked jurisdiction over non-resident plaintiffs' product liability claims where the non-resident plaintiffs' exposure to the product did not occur in California.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 22 June 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Milan proposes an attractive tax regime – interplay with existing Italian tax rules and some key points

In the international competition for investors and multinationals, Italy has emerged as a contender. Now the Metropolitan City of Milan has upped the ante, seeking to provide its own incentives to attract more investments.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 22 June 2017 | Practice Area: Company Administration

Washington becomes the third state with a biometric privacy law: five key differences

The State of Washington has become the third state (after Illinois and Texas) to enact a law regulating biometric information.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 21 June 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

German Federal Constitutional Court changes rules on interest and loss carry forwards: key takeaways

The German Federal Constitutional Court has decided that part of the German change of control rules are not consistent with the egalitarian principle and therefore are unconstitutional.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 21 June 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

Risky IT programs - The use of algorithms and risk of collusion under antitrust laws

This article looks at recent publications from the OECD, the EU and the US Department of Justice on algorithms and collusion.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 20 June 2017 | Practice Area: Freedom of Information

European Court of Justice rules Belgian fairness tax in breach of the Parent Subsidiary Directive

The ECJ has ruled that the Belgian fairness tax violates the Parent-Subsidiary Directive in certain specific circumstances. This decision may be the latest step leading to the annulment of the tax.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 20 June 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

Learning firsthand how to fight bigotry and discrimination

DLA Piper’s Christina Martini was one of four recipients of the 2017 Anti-Defamation League's Women of Achievement Award. Her latest "Paradigm Shift" column shares an excerpt from the acceptance speech.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 19 June 2017 | Practice Area: Equal Treatment

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Pensions Round-Up: May 2017

The latest edition of DLA Piper's Pensions Round-Up provides an overview of developments in pension legislation, case law and regulatory guidance.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 19 June 2017 | Practice Area: Pensions

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