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Kuwait's new DNA collection law is scarier than we ever imagined
FusionApril 1, 2017

Horrible laws often follow major terrorist attacks. After 9/11, the U.S. Congress passed the Patriot Act. After the Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris last year, European powers contemplated sweeping, strikingly bold internet surveillance laws. Following ...more »

Take On The Law Of Numbers With Grit And Fundamentals
ForbesApril 1, 2017

With the law of numbers and perilous percentages against them, translating into limited options, small business owners survive by calling on a special kind of "I GOTTA make it" resolve . But, alas, resolve alone isn't enough. To overcome the reality of ...more »

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Commercial Contracts
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Contractual interpretation: Through the looking glass... once again?
Lexology (registration)April 21, 2017

... entering into a contract. Clauses should be examined in context to identify intentions. The court recognised that a clause does not necessarily have the same effect in every context and the law may account for different commercial contexts when ...more »

Employment Contracts
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Teachers union sues to challenge Iowa's new collective bargaining law
DesMoinesRegister.comApril 4, 2017

Under the law, most public-sector union contract negotiations are now limited only to base wages. They also are banned from negotiating with their employers over issues such as health insurance, evaluation procedures, staff reduction and leaves of ...more »

Contract Disputes
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BlackBerry Row Hits Qualcomm's Results -- WSJ
Fox BusinessApril 20, 2017

Qualcomm has characterized the conflict as a commercial dispute in which Apple aims to cut costs. Qualcomm, in a recent court filing answering Apple's lawsuit, alleged that Apple influenced contract manufacturers that assemble iPhones, and which have ...more »

Government Contracts
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What happens if my rented property gets a new owner?
Khaleej TimesApril 9, 2017

15 of 2013 on the Human Resources Regulation for the Independent Federal Entities' (the "Government Employment Law"). There is no requirement of clause related to end of service benefits to be mentioned in the Employment Contract. Even though specific ...more »

Lending Agreements
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Ukraine: NBU improves the cross-border loans registration rules ...
JD Supra (press release)April 4, 2017

On 23 March 2017, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) adopted amendments to its regulations regarding the registration of cross-border loans, as described ...more »

Contract Drafting, Review & Negotiation
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Buffalo Bills: Drafting Deshaun Watson is Smart, Under Certain Circumstances
BuffaloLowDownApril 9, 2017

10 overall pick in this year's NFL Draft — which will take place from April 27th-29th. As of right now, a lot of analysts are predicting a receiver/tight end or a defensive back for Buffalo, but some still seem to think drafting a QB (like Deshaun ...more »

Secured Transactions
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Banks' litany of woes in recovering bad debts
Viet Nam NewsApril 14, 2017

They wanted the People's Committee to set a maximum time for the execution agency to enforce judgements. Another problem that banks complained about was that district and registration offices are tardy in dealing with applications for secured transactions.more »

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