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Matej Kosalko

Termination of contract does not terminate arbitration clause

Arbitration & ADR - Slovakia
Allen & Overy LLP

A recent Banska Bystrica Regional Court decision is one of many which give a positive outlook for arbitration in Slovakia and can be equated with court decisions in arbitration-friendly jurisdictions.

Joel Stewart

BALCA approval of equivalency language is double-edged sword

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

The Board of Alien Labour Certification (BALCA) recently reversed a decision where a certifying officer had denied a Programme Electronic Review Management labour application because the employer had not specified the exact combination of education, training and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree that would be acceptable.

Urszula Wojtyra

Competition Bureau publishes final updated IP Enforcement Guidelines

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Competition Bureau recently published the final version of its updated IP Enforcement Guidelines (IPEGs).

Sherisa Rajah

Canadian gig economy: embracing the future of work

Employment & Benefits - Canada

Canada has recently seen its lowest unemployment rate in nearly 40 years.

Gillian O'Regan

Disclosure pilot scheme under spotlight: application and privilege

Litigation - United Kingdom

The chancellor of the High Court recently clarified to which cases the disclosure pilot scheme applies.

Samuel Yang

SCC continues to assess unlawful collection of personal information by apps

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Shanghai Consumer Council recently released the results of its assessment of 39 apps, which aimed to evaluate the level of access that they had to users' personal information.



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