International Law Office

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David R Hamill

Customs issues guidance on how to preserve refund rights for Section 301 product exclusions

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Because of the length of time since Section 301 duties were first imposed on Chinese imports, many 2018 entries first covered by the duties are approaching their liquidation date (if they have not liquidated already).

Donna M Parisi

CFTC proposes amendments to DCO core principle regulations

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has proposed a series of changes to its general regulations governing derivatives clearing organisations (DCOs).

Otto Waechter

Virtual currency regulation

Banking - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

Austria has no domestic legislation that directly applies to virtual currencies, although operations using cryptocurrencies may fall under existing laws.

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.

Sergey Medvedev

Federal Anti-monopoly Service clarifies role of online messenger systems in advertising

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Advertisers are increasingly using online messenger systems to promote businesses, as well as their goods and services.

Brandon Heard

Supreme Court of Canada denies Apotex leave to appeal in two cases

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Supreme Court of Canada has denied Apotex leave to appeal in two recent cases.

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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