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Meghan Bell

Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies overlapping policies containing "other insurance clauses"

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

The Ontario Court of Appeal has clarified its application of the Supreme Court's decision in Family Insurance Corp v Lombard Canada Ltd in instances of overlapping insurance policies with "other insurance clauses" covering the same loss.

Jürg Schneider

Implementation plan adopted for national cybersecurity strategy

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently adopted a plan to implement the national strategy to protect Switzerland against cyber risks until 2022 and took additional steps towards the establishment of a cybersecurity competence centre.

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.

Erin Porter

Amending the Broader Public Sector Executive Compensation Act

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

In 2018 the Ontario government issued a new compensation framework regulation that continued to freeze the current levels of compensation for executives at most designated employers within the broader public sector.

Enare Erim

Who is the official Receiver of Wrecks?

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

Wrecks pose a real danger to navigational safety and the marine environment and their expeditious removal, control and management is therefore a key concern.

Pranay Bhatia

CBDT and GSTN to sign MoU on exchange of taxpayer information

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has authorised the principal director general of income tax (systems) to share taxpayer information with the Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN).

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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