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Jennifer Ponton

Act now: follow this to-do list to save money on Canadian trademarks before 17 June 2019

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Canada's trademark regime is changing, bringing about dramatic amendments to the law, regulations and practice.

Harriet Evans

High Court seeks to clarify whether speculative investment by a private individual is a business or consumer activity

Litigation - United Kingdom

The High Court recently dismissed a jurisdiction challenge against a private individual making speculative currency transactions on the basis that she could be considered a consumer under the recast EU Brussels Regulation.

Valery Narezhniy

New law entitles Russian exporters of services to deduct VAT

International Trade - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The Duma provides certain incentives to encourage businesses to operate in Russia.

George Ioannou

Supreme Court examines appeal against decision by Land Registry director

Real Estate - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

The Supreme Court recently issued its decision on the appeal of a district court interim decision concerning an application to present oral evidence as part of an application against a decision by the director of the Land Registry.

Luke Tapp

Redundancy and restructuring overview

Employment & Benefits - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

Redundancy is a sensitive and challenging topic in any jurisdiction.

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.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey