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Kei Akagawa

Supreme Court clarifies requirements for enforcement of foreign judgments

Litigation - Japan
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

The Supreme Court recently considered the enforceability of a Californian default judgment which had been served on the defendant at the wrong address.

Adekunle Obebe

Curbing sexual harassment: lessons from Microsoft

Employment & Benefits - Nigeria
Bloomfield Law

In 2013 the National Industrial Court (NIC) ushered in a new labour law regime with regard to workplace sexual harassment when it held an employer vicariously liable for acts of sexual harassment perpetrated against one of its employees.

Ryohei Tanaka

New commitment procedure under Anti-monopoly Act

Competition & Antitrust - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

A new commitment procedure was recently introduced to the Anti-monopoly Act (AMA), enabling enterprises to voluntarily resolve suspected violations of the AMA with the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC).

David M Lynn

SEC proposes to expand 'test-the-waters' accommodation

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently proposed a rule and related amendments under the Securities Act that would permit issuers to engage in oral or written communications with potential investors that are, or are reasonably believed to be, qualified institutional buyers or institutional accredited investors, either prior to or following the filing of a registration statement, to determine whether such investors have an interest in a contemplated securities offering registered under the Securities Act..

Jürg Schneider

Protection of minors in respect of films and video games: consultation process commenced

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently launched the consultation process on the preliminary draft of the new Federal Act on the Protection of Minors in respect of Films and Video Games (Youth Protection Act).

Jennie Cherry

Family banks: personal commitment, accountability and multi-generational mentoring

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

Over the past decade, matriarchs and patriarchs of successful families have increasingly been concluding that their children are sufficiently provided for and have thus shifted the focus of their family's largess to a broader group of individuals by creating so-called 'family banks'.

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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