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Jamie-Lynn Kraft

Top 10 changes to Canada's trademark law

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

After five years of anticipation, sweeping changes to Canada's trademark law have finally come into force.

Pawel Kulak

Constitutional Tribunal finds undertakings have right to appeal against consent to conduct searches

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

The Constitutional Tribunal recently analysed regulations regarding dawn raids carried out by the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection and ruled that the respective law is not in line with the Constitution insofar as it excludes the possibility to challenge rulings allowing searches to be conducted.

Chris Grieveson

Worldwide freezing orders upheld in multinational shipping fraud case

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The High Court recently upheld two worldwide freezing orders in a multinational shipping fraud case were upheld, rejecting the defendant's allegations of breaches of full and frank disclosure.

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.

Marie Berard

Court grants third party access to confidential arbitration documents for disciplinary proceedings against arbitrator

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

A recent High Court decision concerning access to confidential documents illustrates the limits to the implied duty of confidentiality arising out of arbitration proceedings in English law.

Carlos P Martins

Proposed class action takes aim at airport fees paid by airline employees

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

Three dozen Canadian airports may be on the hook for fees charged to airline employees flying on employee travel passes.

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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