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Rachel Richardson

Often overlooked competition law aspects of restrictive covenants in contracts

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Employers want maximum restriction on employees who leave but must be careful not to overstep the mark as covenants which are unduly restrictive risk being struck out by the courts.

Stuart Blaugrund

Practical insights for employers considering mandatory arbitration programmes following Epic Systems

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

One year after the Supreme Court's landmark decision in Epic Systems – which paved the way for employers to force employees to waive their right to bring class actions – this article revisits the court's decision and the pros and cons of mandatory arbitration programmes with class action waivers..

Alexander Vogel

Private mergers and reorganisations

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Under Swiss law, the acquisition of a business may be structured as a mere share deal, a mere asset deal or – according to the Merger Act – a statutory merger, demerger or bulk transfer.

Chisako Yagi

TOP-SIDER case: improper use and cancellation of trademark registration

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

A recent IP High Court case concerned the cancellation of a trademark registration due to a non-exclusive licensee's improper use of the registered mark.

Tan Hui Wen

Civil aviation security: new regulations take effect

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Civil Aviation (Security) Regulations 2019 (Security Regulations) recently entered into force.

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.

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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