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Parham Kouchikali

Duty of care can exist between parent company and third parties affected by subsidiaries' actions

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

A recent Supreme Court decision concerned a mass tort claim and the potential liability of an English parent company for the actions of its foreign subsidiaries.

Greg DelBigio

Budget 2019: intensifying fight against tax evasion and new risks for tax professionals

Corporate Tax - Canada
Thorsteinssons LLP

In Budget 2019 the federal government has continued to bolster its tools and resources to detect and prosecute tax evasion.

Bart Heynickx

Licence to contract – licence agreements and insolvency law

Insolvency & Restructuring - Belgium
ALTIUS

In an insolvency situation, the fate of ongoing contracts is something to be discussed.

Rachel Younan

Between a rock and a hard place: employer faces competing statutory obligations

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

How can an employer balance its obligation to maintain a safe workplace for its employees with its duty to accommodate an employee who has serious mental health issues? According to a recent arbitration award, an employer may inadvertently breach one statutory obligation by satisfying another.

Herman Steen

Autonomous ships in unchartered waters

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

Unmanned ships are on the horizon and the Norwegian maritime sector is uniquely positioned to take a leading role internationally in the development and commercialisation of this technology.

Tim Clipstone

Fund managers' perspective on Guernsey substance rules

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The government has approved new regulations which impose an economic substance test on Guernsey tax-resident companies in order to meet the requirements of the EU Code of Conduct Group.

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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