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Vittorio Pozzi

Securitisation transactions: new exciting chapter in reform process

Securitisation & Structured Finance - Italy
Legance – Avvocati Associati

Decree-Law 34 of 30 April 2019 introduced important amendments to the Italian securitisation framework.

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.

Christopher Pease

Taking charge: Commercial Court delivers judgment on its jurisdiction to grant charging orders

Litigation - British Virgin Islands
Harneys

The Commercial Court recently confirmed that the BVI courts have jurisdiction to grant charging orders.

David Schwartz

Prior user rights under recently amended Patent Act

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Budget Implementation Act 2 has brought about several changes to the Patent Act that affect the scope of protection available under Canadian patents, including a revision of Section 56, which concerns the rights of prior users of patented technologies.

David M Lynn

SEC proposes changes to 'accelerated filer' and 'large accelerated filer' definitions

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently proposed amendments to the 'accelerated filer' and 'large accelerated filer' definitions adopted under the Securities Exchange Act 1934.

Rachel Richardson

Often overlooked competition law aspects of restrictive covenants in contracts

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Employers want maximum restriction on employees who leave but must be careful not to overstep the mark as covenants which are unduly restrictive risk being struck out by the courts.

OnDemand

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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