It's been a couple of weeks since I've done a round-up, as I've been circling the globe again! I'm finally back in the office for a decent amount of time, so look forward to seeing more ILNToday roundups again!
This week, we've had a LOT of great content coming through. So without further ado:
- Release of Standard Form NSW Retirement Village Contract – Have Your Say by Gadens Lawyers: Gadens discusses the five parts included in the standard form NSW Retirement Village Contract, which was just released. Members of the public are invited to share their comments on the consultation draft.
- “Control” Redefined by LexCounsel: The issue of whether veto rights and/or negative rights in a company constitutes ‘control’ or not is still up in the air following a recent Supreme Court of India disposition of appeal. LexCounsel delves into this issue and provides their own analysis.
- Seventh Circuit “Puzzled” by OSHA’s “Work-Related” Recordkeeping Requirement by EpsteinBeckerGreen: EpsteinBeckerGreen details the Caterpillar Logistics case.
- Are Your Employees' Tips Subject To Garnishment? by EpsteinBeckerGreen: EpsteinBeckerGreen discusses whether an employee's tips are also subject to garnishment under a garnishment order.
- FINAL FTC PRIVACY REPORT SEEKS NEW LAWS, SUPPORTS ‘DO NOT TRACK,’ EXEMPTS SMALL BUSINESSES, AND TARGETS DATA BROKERS by Davis & Gilbert: Davis & Gilbert identifies the differences between the FTC's preliminary staff report, and their final report.
- Ohio General Tax Amnesty Program deadline approaches by McDonald Hopkins: McDonald Hopkins provides some caution as the Ohio General Tax Amnesty Program deadline approaches, explaining why it may not be the best deal.
- Pennsylvania's clarification of sales tax nexus standards spells more trouble for remote sellers by McDonald Hopkins: Following on previous bulletins about businesses being forced to collect sales tax, in spite of their federal constitutional protection, McDonald Hopkins talks about Pennsylvania's recently released Sales and Use Tax Bulletin 2011-01 (The Bulletin), and what this means for remote sellers.
- I Hear You Calling – Sound Mark Applications Now Being Accepted by Clark Wilson: Clark Wilson reports on the Canadian Intellectual Property Office's recent announcement that they will be accepting sound marks.
- Russian Law Review by Maxima Law Firm: Maxima Law Firm published an update of recent laws in Russia.
- The NLRB Continues To Help Unions Organize: Do Not Get Caught Flatfooted by EpsteinBeckerGreen: EpsteinBeckerGreen encourages companies to review their employee policies and procedures in depth as the NLRB continues to help unions organize.