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David Schwartz

Canada introduces Bill C-100: step towards ratification of NAFTA 2.0

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In a step towards ratifying the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the government recently introduced Bill C-100, entitled "An Act to implement the Agreement between Canada, the United States of America and the United Mexican States", in Parliament.

John Gurley

Ruling offers protection to importers dealing with ambiguous scope of AD/CVD order

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently ruled that where the scope of an anti-dumping/countervailing duty order is ambiguous, US Customs and Border Protection has no independent authority to suspend liquidation without explicit instructions from the US Department of Commerce..

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.

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.

Abigail Smith

Ontario Court of Appeal overturns ban on online sales of prescription eyewear to Ontario residents

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Ontario Court of Appeal has overturned the Ontario Superior Court of Justice's finding that online sales of prescription eyewear by Essilor Group Canada Inc to Ontario residents violated the Regulated Health Professions Act.

Matthew Bradley

Throwing an egg at someone: Ontario Superior Court addresses hatching of new legal test

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

Imprecision in identifying the risks of driving influences how insurers assess the value of automobile insurance.

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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