Rights and Wrongs in Wrongful Dismissal

Table of Contents Wrongful Dismissal in Hong Kong General Right to Terminate Valid Reason for Termination Statutory Protections and Unlawful Dismissal Wrongful Dismissal Misconceptions and Complications The Right Approach Wrongful Dismissal in Hong Kong Termination of employment in Hong Kong is a sensitive issue, which has a direct impact on the welfare and emotions of […]

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Victoria Alexander is an Associate at the Princeton Office of Wong Fleming

Wong Fleming welcomes Victoria Alexander as an Associate in the firm’s Princeton, New Jersey office, where her practice is concentrated on Commercial Litigation and Business Law. Ms. Alexander earned her Juris Doctorate from the Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law and her Bachelor’s degree from Ohio University. Prior to joining Wong Fleming, Ms. Alexander served […]

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Paying for Patients’ Pot? SCOTUS Seeks DOJ Opinion on Medical Cannabis Coverage

On February 22, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States asked the United States Department of Justice to weigh in on an issue that has divided state courts in recent years: should states with laws requiring insurers and employers to compensate medical marijuana users for the costs of their cannabis be given deference superior […]

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Outlook for This Week in the Nation’s Capital

Congress. Both chambers are in session this week. Senate Democrats plan to vote on abortion rights legislation later this week, though the bill is fully expected to fail given the lack of support from all 50 Democrats and no support from Republicans. The House will hold a vote this week on a resolution that would allow House […]

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RKKW defends clients against allegations of unfair competition (and a multi-million dollar claim)

One of the largest private airlines in Poland brought a claim for USD 3.5 million in damages against its former employees for allegedly committing an act of unfair competition. The damage for which the claimant sought compensation allegedly resulted from the takeover of a ‘key’ customer of the claimant by a newly established aviation company. […]

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Howard Colman & Oksana Howard are travelling to Washington for the IR Global ‘On The Road’ conference

Howard Colman and Oksana Howard travelled to Washington on Tuesday 10 May 2022 to attend the IR Global ‘On The Road’ conference. Colman Coyle are a headline sponsor at the conference held at the Fairmont Washington, which began on Wednesday 11 May 2022. IR members attending are expected to arrive imminently, with the event presenting an excellent opportunity […]

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FDA Warns Companies Allegedly Illegally Selling CBD and Delta-8 THC Products to Label and Brand More Carefully

For the first time, the U.S. Federal Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) this week issued consumer warnings and sent letters to five companies, alleging that they are selling products in a way that violates Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (the “FD&C Act”). This regulatory action has important implications for companies labeling and selling products containing delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (or “Delta-8 […]

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Has Your Product Been Taken Off Amazon for Patent Infringement: How to Reactivate Your Amazon Listing

Has your listing or product been removed from Amazon because someone accused you of infringing their patent or other intellectual property? You may be wondering why how this happened and what can be done. In short, a patent holder became aware of your product on Amazon. They reached out to Amazon, accused you of infringing […]

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Window On Washington – The View From the Nation’s Capital

Outlook for This Week in the Nation’s Capital Congress. The House and Senate are both back in session this week after their two-week recess. The House and Senate are in the formal conference process for the Bipartisan Innovation Act, and their goal is to finish the legislation by Memorial Day Weekend. They will also focus on […]

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Ship Finance Update

MJM continues to be at the forefront of significant transactions for Norwegian shipping clients, with our expertise in this area unmatched in the Bermuda legal market, and recognised by the leading participants in this sector, for whom MJM is their number one choice when they need Bermuda advice.      CoolCo Vessels Acquisition MJM advised Cool […]

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The Synergy Between the Cannabis Industry and ESG

Cannabis is an industry where water, power, and social equity factors are such prominent concepts. As I have written about previously, the cannabis industry has the opportunity at the micro-, meso- and macro-level to systemically set about creating shared value for all stakeholders through a focus on Economic, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors. While ESG is […]

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