International Law Office

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Luke Tapp

Labour law modernisation efforts continue

Employment & Benefits - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

After a busy 12 months for the development of labour laws in the United Arab Emirates, the authorities look set to continue to focus on modernisation efforts in 2019.

Mark Evans

Trademarks in Canada: a year of change and global harmony

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Canada's trademarks profession had an exciting 2018.

Rainer Herzig

Social security system to undergo restructure – but will it achieve cost savings?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Austrian social security system has been characterised by regional and occupational fragmentation and the domination of employee representatives.

Amer Pasalic

Ontario Superior Court of Justice confirms new tort for public disclosure of private facts

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently released a significant decision that expands occupiers' liability for violence on their premises and affirms a new privacy tort that censures the publication of aspects of an individual's private life without their consent.

Jiuguang Zhao

Are recordings made without counterparty's consent admissible as evidence in arbitration?

Arbitration & ADR - China
Global Law Office

It has long been disputed whether video or audio recordings can be admitted as evidence in arbitration where they are made without the counterparty's consent.

David M Lynn

SEC adopts Dodd-Frank Act hedging disclosure rule

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently amended the Securities Exchange Act to implement Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Act.

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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