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David R Hamill

Section 301 update: List 3 increases to 25%, a possible exclusion process and a new List 4?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Earlier in May 2019, President Donald Trump announced that the Section 301 tariffs on List 3 products would be increased from 10% to 25%, effective from 10 May 2019.

Meghan Bell

Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies overlapping policies containing "other insurance clauses"

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

The Ontario Court of Appeal has clarified its application of the Supreme Court's decision in Family Insurance Corp v Lombard Canada Ltd in instances of overlapping insurance policies with "other insurance clauses" covering the same loss.

Arturo Sferruzza

Use of corporate power purchase agreements

Energy & Natural Resources - Italy
Norton Rose Fulbright Studio Legale

The use of corporate renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs) looks set to increase in Italy.

Vsevolod Volkov

Changes to approach favouring enforcement against assets indirectly owned by foreign states?

Arbitration & ADR - Ukraine
Everlegal

Following a recent Supreme Court decision, the outlook for recovery following the enforcement of the Everest Estate arbitral award against Russian assets in Ukraine does not look particularly optimistic.

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.

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