The SEC looks like is going to grant protection to whistle-blowers more and more by drawing, in this case a clear line between Trade Secret agreements and restrictive Severance Agreements.
First attempt to sort out the chaos dictated by the entry into the market of new players like Uber.
As for Pricing, restriction lies on safe grounds but more competition on prices is welcome.
As per Quality and Security, I think the Portuguese authority has wholly missed the point. While new players may (potentially) take more care in the quality and reputation, this does not mean that the random new drivers are safe-minded and not criminals, while the safe does not work for numbered and licensed taxis.
Due to implementation of the BEPS, Belgian companies must deepen and widen the information; fines up to 25k €.
If that happens to be true, that’s scary as well: despite all the Privacy storm that hit Europe and the upcoming Regulation (no Directive anymore, watch out), this cannot be the case anymore.
More information to the patients, right to opt-out, stark oversight and high standards of safety are the right means.
I’ll just leave it here: the AORTA Network in the Netherlands took years to be approved and it was well beyond this NHS network in terms of quality.
Once again, someone tries to circumvent basic rights by forcing take-it-or-leave-it clauses in employment clauses. This time EY forced employees to have litigation solved by means of separate agreements, thus banning collective actions.
First assessment of natives’ compensation down under amounting to more than 3M AUS$.
The largest settlement ever in this field goes with more than $5m. The facts involve settle multiple violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) involving loss/theft of unencrypted laptop and desktop computers, aka lack of defensive means against loss of information.
Directive focused on Digital Service Providers like “online marketplaces”, “online search engines” and “cloud computing services”. There are compelled to create means to protect against cyber threats and minimisetheir impact(s). Forther details in the article.
U.S. here: the amount of litigation is losing pace partly because of the Trulia case.
Can it be possibly due also to the lower amount of M&A finalised recently?
Ups, a mistake again!
For the records, Finland allows Uber, as long as drivers hold the taxi license.