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Ulrika Anderson

Effects of 'ostrich approach' on right to challenge enforcement of foreign arbitral awards

Arbitration & ADR - Sweden
Norburg & Scherp Advokatbyrå

The Supreme Court recently rendered a decision concerning an application for enforcement of a foreign arbitral award.

Aaron Goonrey

Got the gig? Worker classification in gig economy heats up

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

The line between employee and contractor continues to be blurred in the gig economy.

Samuel B Boxerman

Supreme Court rejects pipeline and other environmental petitions

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Supreme Court will not review the Second Circuit's decision that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation was justified in denying a Clean Water Act Section 401 certification for a proposed natural gas pipeline.

Katie Lee

Update on Vanessa's Law

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa's Law), approved in 2014, amended the Food and Drugs Act and granted new powers to the minister of health directed at post-marketing oversight of therapeutic products (ie, drugs, medical devices and drug-device combinations).

Madalina Neagu

One step closer to enforcing Fourth AML Directive: changes for private companies regarding ownership transparency

White Collar Crime - Romania

The government recently approved a draft legislation transposing the Fourth Anti-money Laundering Directive and introducing, among other things, important changes for private companies with regard to their reporting duties and transparency of ownership.

Ben Strauss

Accrual of amount on cession of right to dividends

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Dividends are exempt from income tax even if a person receives the dividend by virtue of a cession to that person of the right to receive the dividend.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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