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Tsung-Yuan Shen

Supreme Administrative Court interprets teaching away requirements

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The Supreme Administrative Court recently considered whether a patent lacked an inventive step due to teaching away.

Marco Penna

Brexit decree-law comes into force

Banking - Italy
Legance Avvocati Associati

The government recently issued Decree-Law 22/2019, which is aimed at ensuring the security, financial stability and integrity of financial markets in the event of a so-called 'hard Brexit'.

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.

Marie Berard

Court upholds tribunal's jurisdiction over settlement agreement lacking express arbitration clause

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently found that a tribunal had jurisdiction over a dispute that arose from a settlement agreement lacking an express arbitration clause.

Adekunle Obebe

Curbing sexual harassment: lessons from Microsoft

Employment & Benefits - Nigeria
Bloomfield Law

In 2013 the National Industrial Court (NIC) ushered in a new labour law regime with regard to workplace sexual harassment when it held an employer vicariously liable for acts of sexual harassment perpetrated against one of its employees.

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.

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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