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  • Blog: Minter Ellison Technology, Media and IP BlogFrom body cameras to self-analysing toilets - Privacy considerations with new technologies in the workplacePosted on May 21, 2017 by
    Many of our clients introduce new technologies into their workforce with the aim of improving safety – recently we have seen employers, ranging from emergency services and health providers to construction firms, introducing body cameras, and there are plenty of smart phone apps which assist with WHS compliance. New technologies As well as the technologies we are familiar with, there are a raft of new sensorised technologies which are quickly becoming economically feasible for wide deployment. For example, sensorised flooring, which is currently being developed to address fall risks in healt...
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  • Blog: Antitrust UpdateGlobal Inquiries into Drug Price IncreasesPosted on May 19, 2017 by
    European competition authorities announced this week an investigation into Aspen Pharmacare’s recent price hikes of five cancer drugs. The European Commission said in a press release that it had “information indicating that Aspen has imposed very significant and unjustified price increases of up to several hundred percent.” The Commission is also looking into reports that [...]
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  • Blog: Broker-Dealer Law CornerWannaCry Virus Triggers SEC Security Alert To BDs And Investment Management FirmsPosted on May 19, 2017 by Fran Goins
    Readers of this blog know that sales practice issues represent my sweet-spot.  Today, in what is probably a welcome departure from my rants, my partner (and co-chair of Ulmer’s Financial Services & Securities Litigation Group) Fran Goins, who knows all things about data privacy and cybersecurity, offers some helpful advice on dealing with the WannaCry...… Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Western Canada Business LitigationThe Seven Year Itch: The SCC Returns to Address an Unresolved Question regarding the Crown’s Duty to Consult Aboriginal People and the Legislative ProcessPosted on May 18, 2017 by <a href='http://www.lawsonlundell.com/team-Keith-Bergner.html'>Keith Bergner</a>
    On May 18, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada agreed to hear an appeal in an important case that could further define the nature and extent of the Crown’s duty to consult Aboriginal people, including the previously unresolved question as to whether the Crown’s duty to consult Aboriginal people can be triggered by legislative action.... Continue Reading
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  • Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportSE Tech Podcast Ep. 26 – SchoolStatus with Russ DavisPosted on May 16, 2017 by MMMTechLaw
    We speak with Russ Davis from SchoolStatus, an advanced analytics provider for K-12 educational entities. SchoolStatus is headquartered in Hattiesburg, MS. www.schoolstatus.com
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  • Blog: Global Capital Markets LitigationCredit Suisse and UBS Settle RMBS Claims with National Credit Union AdministrationPosted on May 8, 2017 by Meg Slachetka
    On May 1 and 3, UBS Securities LLC and Credit Suisse Securities USA LLC announced settlements of significant claims brought against them by the National Credit Union Administration (“NCUA”), the federal agency serving as liquidation agent for credit unions that folded during the economic crisis. Credit Suisse will pay $400 million and UBS $445 million to...… Continue Reading
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