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Celia Jenkins

Regulatory sandbox proposed for insurance sector

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority recently issued the Report of the Committee on the Regulatory Sandbox in the Insurance Sector in India, which proposes to establish a sandbox environment in the insurance sector.

At van Rooy

How to protect new plant varieties

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

South Africa has no plant patent system, as the Patents Act states that a patent will not be granted for any variety of plant.

Guy Castegnaro

New law increases statutory leave entitlement and introduces additional public holiday

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

A new law modifying the Labour Code and the Modified Law establishing the General Status of Civil Servants recently came into effect.

Timothy P Tobin

FTC seeks comment on proposed changes to GLBA implementing rules

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The Federal Trade Commission recently issued notices seeking public comment on proposed amendments to the regulations implementing the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, commonly known as the Safeguards Rule and the Privacy Rule.

Frank Spoorenberg

Award upheld despite violation of right to be heard

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

The formal nature of the right to be heard has long been recognised by the Supreme Court.

Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

Get off my plane! Court rejects damages claim by disruptive passengers

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

The Federal Court recently heard a case in which two passengers claimed damages from Aeromexico after they had been ordered to disembark an aircraft for being disruptive.

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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