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Rami D Fakhoury

New presidential border security and immigration memorandum

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

President Donald Trump has issued a memorandum to the attorney general and secretary of homeland security as a follow-up measure to a recent proclamation which declared a national emergency in order to address the security and humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border.

Dror Zamir

No-fault system and compensation for road accidents

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

Israel has a no-fault system for road accident compensation under the Road Accident Victims Compensation Law.

Joshua Neubarth

On the (Quebec health) record: Quebec government liable for patent infringement

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In a digital-age David versus Goliath case, the Federal Court recently held that the Quebec government had infringed two patents owned by Dr Luc Bessette relating to a shared medical records system that he had invented 20 years ago.

Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation examines shareholders' agreements and put option clauses

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Supreme Court of Cassation recently examined the admissibility of a put option clause in a shareholders' agreement of a joint stock company by which one shareholder was committed to indemnify the other shareholders from any losses arising from payments to the company for stock capital contributions or other payments having a similar effect.

Jakob Widner

Supreme Court on hairstyles and discrimination

Employment & Benefits - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

An employee recently sued for damages and compensation for gender discrimination when his job application was rejected because he had long hair.

Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas

What happens if competition authorities violate attorney-client privilege?

Competition & Antitrust - Mexico
SAI Law & Economics

All violations of attorney-client privilege are illegal, but the specific consequences will depend on the nature of the privileged information and the violation's potential effect on the plaintiff's defence strategy.

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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