Changes to the AIM Rules

Changes to the AIM Rules

Recent months have shown a marked increase in the number of companies coming to the London markets and the volume of funds raised for growth business through initial public offerings. This is welcome. At the same time, after a number of years where the rules have remained static, the London ... Read More »

Dear employer: is your door open?

Dear employer: is your door open?

If not, it should be.  An open door policy, (essentially a policy through which the employer makes clear to employees that they can and should bring concerns and complaints to human resources or other appropriate managers) may be the difference between substantial legal liability and a relatively prompt resolution of an employee’s ... Read More »

Waiving privilege in the cloud

Waiving privilege in the cloud

The security of confidential information is an increasingly hot topic in the age of cloud-based commerce. Indeed, the all-important attorney-client privilege could be subject to waiver if confidential information is revealed to a third party. Yet, in the age of e-communications, almost all contact between attorney and client involves a third party. ... Read More »

U.S. Mail insufficient for important notices to employees

U.S. Mail insufficient for important notices to employees

Employers may be appalled to learn that their standard practice of simply mailing (and emailing) notices and other important correspondence to employees may be insufficient to satisfy their obligations under various employment laws. Recently, an appellate court held that a former employee’s claim that she never received individual notice defeated the “Mailbox ... Read More »

GAO issues “health” reports

GAO issues “health” reports

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recently issued two important reports discussing important aspects of the roll-out of the federal exchange and cost-effective preventive measures in U.S. healthcare. The first report, published on July 30, 2014, examines the problematic roll-out of Healthcare.gov. In this report, entitled “HEALTHCARE.GOV – Ineffective Planning ... Read More »

Are you ready for the new Food Information for Consumers Regulation?

Are you ready for the new Food Information for Consumers Regulation?

On 25 October 2011 the Council and the Parliament of the European Union (hereafter: the EU) adopted Regulation 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers (hereafter: Regulation 1169/2011). This Regulation has major consequences for anyone who supplies food to large caterers and consumers (‘end users’). This article discusses ... Read More »

Mari Männiko´s article in a book called “Regulating Technologies in the European Union, Normative Realities and Trends”

Mari Männiko´s article in a book called “Regulating Technologies in the European Union, Normative Realities and Trends”

Law Firm LEXTAL Attorney at Law Mari Männiko has published an article “Intermediary service providers’ liability exemptions- where can we draw the line?” in a book called ”Regulating Technologies in the European Union, Normative Realities and Trends” by Publishing house Springer. The role of e-services has rapidly developed in recent ... Read More »

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