International Law Office

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Pooja Ramchandani

Keeping up with the times: EPF goes digital

Employment & Benefits - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The employees' provident fund is a social security fund comprising contributions from employers and employees, which are paid to employees on their retirement.

Paul Scrivano

In Delaware, notices and deadlines matter

Corporate Finance/M&A - USA
Ropes & Gray LLP

A recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision is illustrative of the principle that merger partners should not assume that anything less than strict compliance with notice requirements (particularly when they relate to termination rights) and deadlines in a merger agreement will be enforced.

Alvin Tang

Caveat venditor – has the pendulum swung too far?

Company & Commercial - Malaysia
Bodipalar Ponnudurai De Silva

'Caveat emptor' or 'buyer beware' is a familiar concept.

Katie Lee

Proposed regulations set to amend process for sale of drugs for medical emergencies

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Two sets of proposed amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations were recently published and contain provisions which would streamline the process for providing access to unauthorised drugs for medical emergencies.

Hans Hammarbäck

Authorisation requirements for third-country insurers: implications of a hard Brexit

Insurance - Sweden
Mannheimer Swartling

In the event of a hard Brexit, UK insurers must obtain authorisation as third-country insurers in Sweden in order to offer their products to the Swedish market.

Otto Waechter

Virtual currency regulation

Banking - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

Austria has no domestic legislation that directly applies to virtual currencies, although operations using cryptocurrencies may fall under existing laws.

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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