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Johnny Depp vs The Sun newspaper – High profile libel win for LAWorld member Simons Muirhead and Burton LLP

10/11/2020
Last week Mr Justice Nicol at London’s High Court handed down his judgment in what has been called “the libel trial of the century”. Johnny Depp sued the publisher of The Sun and its Executive Editor, Dan Wootton, over articles from 2018 titled “How can JK Rowling be ‘genuinely happy’ casting wife beater Johnny Depp....
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Australia – Pointon Partners Employment Law & COVID-19 Webinar

26/10/2020
The webinar was presented by Amelita, Michael, Ben and Jess covering the following topics: The extension of power for employers to issue JobKeeper directions reducing staff hours; Redundancy generally and the impact of COVID-19; and Working from home and Occupational Health and Safety issues. The webinar was recorded, should you want to watch please click....
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USA – US Marketing and Intellectual Property Issues in the Covid Era

12/10/2020
Our fast-moving webinar discussed key issues involving marketing and business practices in the current environment. As marketers continue to move their businesses online, focus on remote sales, and develop new products and services in this new world, it is becoming more important than ever to understand the ever-changing and evolving laws, rules and regulations. Our....
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Malaysia – The COVID-19 BILL MALAYSIA AND ITS KEY TAKEAWAYS

12/10/2020
Last Tuesday, 22 September 2020, the Dewan Negara had passed the Temporary Measures For Reducing The Impact Of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Bill 2020 (“COVID-19 Bill”). This COVID-19 Bill and eventual Act may help Malaysians relieve the many issues and burdens that arose from the COVID-19 pandemic and the MCO restrictions. Whilst the delay in....
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