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Saudi Arabia: Webinar on the recent introduction of the Nitiqat and Ajeer Systems in Saudi Arabia Our Middle East Employment team delivered a webinar recently covering issues surrounding the nationalization agenda in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia....

On July 3, 2014, CMS posted the proposed CY 2015 outpatient perspective payment system (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) payment rule, which was subsequently published in the Federal Register on July 14, 2014 [PDF]. Approximately 4,000...

Last week, the Divisional Court released its decision in Security National v. Hodges, 2014 ONSC 3627. This was a judicial review of a Financial Services Commission of Ontario Director’s Delegate decision. The respondent, Manos Hodges, was...

There is a general rule that you don’t talk about sex, religion or politics at work. I did politics in my last Letter from Europe, and this time, I’m touching on the religious theme. (As I don’t think the firm would take kindly to me discoursing on...

It is a very common practice. Drug sales reps visit a client, usually a hospital, a clinic or a doctor, with the sole purpose of selling a drug or medical device. That is the primary way a doctor learns about a drug or device, but it is fraught with...

While most litigators have tangled with problematic opposing counsel, few have clashed with supervillains. For Jennifer Walters, both are all in a day's work.

Consumers frequently reveal personal information about themselves through a variety of daily online and offline activities. For fashion designers and retailers, this consumer information represents a valuable tool to identify, target, and expand...

I have to admit that since I’ve thrown myself into the deep end of the compliance field, I may have gotten a bit narrow-minded, especially when it comes social media. When social media came up in my MBA Information Technology class, the only word...

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service have proposed two important new rules implementing the critical habitat provisions of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). 79 Fed.Reg. 27060 (May 12, 2014); 79 Fed.Reg. 27066...

Privacy is a hot topic these days, and the automotive industry is no exception. Connected cars, in-car location services, telematics systems, event data records (black boxes), driverless cars, online consumer targeted advertising, vehicle-to-vehicle...

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