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Gillian Round

When are mandatory arbitration clauses unenforceable?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A recent Ontario-based decision creates uncertainty for many Canadian and international employers operating in Canada that include mandatory arbitration clauses in employment or independent contractor agreements, because each province has a similar rule against contracting out of employment standards legislation.

Claudia Csáky

Flashlight decision illuminates compensation guidelines for unlawful use of IP rights

Intellectual Property - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently had to decide whether the infringer of a registered Community design had to hand over the entire net profit or just a share of profit earned due to its use of an infringed design.

Jennie Cherry

Family banks: personal commitment, accountability and multi-generational mentoring

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

Over the past decade, matriarchs and patriarchs of successful families have increasingly been concluding that their children are sufficiently provided for and have thus shifted the focus of their family's largess to a broader group of individuals by creating so-called 'family banks'.

Željka Rostaš Blažeković

Overview of acts and warnings regarding virtual currencies

Banking - Croatia
Porobija & Porobija

Virtual currencies and attempts to categorise them have attracted widespread attention.

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Ministry of Health announces new cannabis regulations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

The Ministry of Health recently announced that the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk guidelines regarding industrial products with a tetrahydrocannabinol content of less than 1% have been suspended.

Fernando Eduardo Serec

Can you choose a foreign forum to decide your dispute? Yes, but…

Litigation - Brazil
TozziniFreire Advogados

The relatively new Civil Procedure Code specifically authorises parties to a contract to select a foreign jurisdiction to decide their disputes.

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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