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Guy Castegnaro

Can employees who fail to complete their trial period claim bonuses?

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

In addition to an employee's basic monthly remuneration, employment contracts often provide for the payment of various bonuses or gratuities, the specifics of which can be freely agreed by the parties to the employment relationship.

Benjamin Z Lerma

Riding on popularity of foreign brands

Intellectual Property - Philippines
Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

Goods produced outside the Philippines are commonly perceived as being of better quality and, given their higher price point, are purchased by those who are more financially capable and consider themselves to have good taste.

Urszula Wojtyra

National pharmacare update: publication of advisory council's final report

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The minister of health recently published the final report from the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare.

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.

Rachele Vacca de Dominicis

Supreme Court of Cassation examines CEO duties of fairness and transparency

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Civil Code sets out specific rules which apply in the event that a chief executive officer (CEO) or director has extra-company interests.

Mattias Grieg

Manager's letter of undertaking – moving towards more balanced standards?

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

Third-party ship managers are often required to issue letters of undertaking to financiers of a managed vessel on relatively unfavourable and financier-friendly terms.

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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