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Simon Tilling

Chemicals regulation after Brexit: blueprints for BPR, CLP and PIC regimes

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
Burges Salmon LLP

Draft regulations have been laid before Parliament to ensure that regimes governing biocidal products, hazardous chemicals and chemical classification can continue to operate after Brexit.

Robert Gilroy

Doctrine of unjust enrichment may deprive named beneficiaries of life insurance proceeds

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

Designated beneficiaries of a life insurance policy have traditionally had a high degree of certainty that they would be entitled to the policy proceeds on the death of the insured.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Supreme Court rules inappropriately worded emails are valid reason for termination

Employment & Benefits - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Supreme Court recently found that the failure of employees to use appropriate language in their written workplace correspondence with superiors or colleagues constitutes a valid reason for termination.

Stella Koukounis

New simplified strike-off procedure comes into force

Company & Commercial - Cyprus
Solsidus Law

The provisions on the striking off of Cypriot companies set out in the Companies Law were recently amended to introduce a simplified process to reinstate a company which is struck off as a result of failure to file mandatory documents or to pay the annual levy to the registrar.

Valery Narezhniy

FTS approves form of inquiry regarding beneficial owners

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The Federal Tax Service recently approved a form of inquiry which it will use to request information from legal entities regarding their beneficial owners in order to, among other things, identify tax evasion schemes.

Shubhangi Pathak

Aadhaar Bill: impact on insurance sector

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill 2018 was recently passed in the Lok Sabha.

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