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Vicky Stilwell

Who takes the cake? Copyright over baked goods

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Professional and amateur bakers are often inspired by the extravagant and intricately designed cakes shown on TV shows.

Richard I Scharlat

NLRB allows employers to impose arbitration agreements after class/collective action has been filed

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

The National Labour Relations Board recently issued a decision that expands the Supreme Court's decision in Epic Systems Corp v Lewis and further authorises employers to limit employees' ability to file or opt in to a class or collective action against their employer.

Ulyarta Naibaho

Supreme Court pushes ahead with expansion of e-litigation services

Litigation - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

The Supreme Court has issued a new regulation on e-litigation which significantly expands the scope of earlier regulations and envisages the eventual development of a full-blown electronic court system, which would mean that proceedings could be commenced, court fees paid, documents and pleadings submitted, hearings conducted and judgments pronounced electronically..

Stephen P Kranz

Vultures circling as bill to expand CFCA to tax looms in legislature

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

Legislators in Sacramento are mulling over one of the most (if not the most) troubling state and local tax bills of the past decade.

Bernardine Adkins

Investment planning: factoring in UK merger control regime

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

The acquisition of a minority shareholding (which satisfies the jurisdictional criteria under the UK merger control regime) without obtaining clearance presents a range of legal and commercial risks for parties, including that the Competition and Markets Authority could ultimately order the acquisition to be undone.

Carlos P Martins

Court rules EU Flight Delay Compensation Regulation claim cannot be enforced as breach of contract

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

A recent decision from the Ontario Small Claims Court marks the first time that a Canadian court has considered whether EU air passenger rights legislation can be enforced outside Europe.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey