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Francesco Pedroni

Supreme Court defines limits of immunity of foreign states from Italian jurisdiction in employment lawsuits

Employment & Benefits - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

The Supreme Court recently decided a labour litigation case filed by an Italian employee of the British Council.

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).

Emily Downie

Directors' remuneration – new draft regulations

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The draft Companies (Directors' Remuneration Policy and Directors' Remuneration Report) Regulations 2019 were recently published as part of the drive to encourage long-term shareholder engagement and to strengthen the governance and performance of traded companies.

David R Hamill

US-Mexico border update: delays continue

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Companies have been on high alert since hearing about a potential shutdown of the US-Mexico border.

Alain Levy

How to deal with existing pre-emption rights in private M&A transactions

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AyacheSalama

The Supreme Court recently ruled that the granting of a call option over an asset which is subject to a pre-emption right violates such pre-emption right.

Gan Khong Aik

Attorney general's discretion is not unfettered

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The attorney general is a public officer who has been given ample discretionary power under Article 145 of the Federal Constitution to institute, conduct or discontinue any criminal proceedings.

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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