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Rachel Richardson

Often overlooked competition law aspects of restrictive covenants in contracts

Employment & Benefits - Guernsey
Ogier

The perennial conversations around restrictive covenants in employment contracts and service contracts of a similar nature are familiar.

Peter Grima

Irrevocable power of attorney as additional security

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

If an event of default occurs, a power of attorney executed by the mortgagor will allow the mortgagee to apply for the immediate closure of the vessel's Maltese register on the mortgagor's behalf and to pay all fees, make all declarations and receive all certificates, including the deletion certificate.

John Gurley

Ruling offers protection to importers dealing with ambiguous scope of AD/CVD order

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently ruled that where the scope of an anti-dumping/countervailing duty order is ambiguous, US Customs and Border Protection has no independent authority to suspend liquidation without explicit instructions from the US Department of Commerce..

Kenneth D Basch

Aircraft repossession: judiciary fails to uphold local law or Cape Town Convention

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

Following developments earlier in 2019, aircraft repossession has continued to be in the spotlight – yet again with regard to the Oceanair Linhas Aéreas SA (commonly known as 'Avianca Brazil') bankruptcy and, in particular, the experience of lessors that sought repossession of leased aircraft therefrom.

Lynn Ing

Update on PMPRB guidelines modernisation

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) previously announced that the steering committee on guidelines modernisation would hold its final meeting on 13 May 2019 to discuss both a draft report of its deliberations and the working group's final report.

Timothy P Tobin

Nevada's new privacy law with data sale opt-out right will take effect before CCPA

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

Senate Bill 220 was recently signed into law, making Nevada the first state to join California in granting consumers the right to opt out of the sale of their personal information.

OnDemand

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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