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Rachel Devon

Genetic characteristics: developing form of discrimination

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Employers should be mindful of a newly recognised form of discrimination that has captured the attention of legislators and the Canadian public: genetic discrimination.

Federico De Noriega

Fintech and innovation bring potential amendments to bank AML rules

Banking - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In March 2018 the Fintech Law, which aims to mitigate the risk of money laundering and terrorist financing, was published in the Federal Official Gazette.

Oya Yalvaç

Federated European Patent Register – an overview

Intellectual Property - European Union
Deris Attorney At Law Partnership

The Federated European Patent Register provides information regarding the legal status of EU patents.

Brenda A Rogel Salgado

Environmental liability for damage caused by pipelines and storage terminal operations

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In view of recent policy changes relating to hydrocarbons and gasoline distribution via pipelines, liability for the remediation of soil and water contamination derived from hydrocarbon spills and leaks at storage terminals and pipelines has become a hot topic.

Madeleine Thörn

Arbitral award challenge based on Achmea unsuccessful

Arbitration & ADR - Sweden
Norburg & Scherp Advokatbyra

The Svea Court of Appeal has largely upheld two arbitral awards which Poland had challenged on the ground that the arbitration provision in the investment treaty between Poland, Luxembourg and Belgium was incompatible with EU law according to Achmea.

Kaan Demir

Squeeze-out mergers in Turkey – an overview

Corporate Finance/M&A - Turkey
Kayum & Demir

Squeeze-outs in Turkey are regulated under the Commercial Code where they concern private companies and the Capital Markets Law where they concern publicly held companies.

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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