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Daksha Baxi

Family settlements: the panacea to familial disharmony

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Wealth-related disputes are common – even when family and relationships are valued over material needs.

Bruno Floriani

Franchisee or employee in disguise?

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

Franchising communities in Quebec and elsewhere in Canada have been eagerly awaiting a Supreme Court of Canada decision on whether an unincorporated franchisee operating a two-person cleaning services business in Quebec as part of a cleaning services franchise network qualified as an employee.

Stephan Erbe

FDFA opens consultation procedure on CLNI 2012

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) recently opened a consultation procedure on the Strasbourg Convention on the Limitation of Liability in Inland Navigation 2012 and its implementation (ie, an amendment to the Swiss Maritime Navigation Act).

Rebecca Birkby

Court of Appeal makes rare order for rectification, with interesting consequences…

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal has ordered rectification resulting in one party being in breach of warranty and liable to pay damages.

Christiaan Jordaan

Coverage 'thrilla' in Manila – court finds underinsured endorsement provides worldwide coverage

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

A recent Alberta Court of Queen's Bench decision demonstrates that policyholders must carefully consider the interplay between an insurance policy and its endorsements.

Ari Q Fitzgerald

Update on FCC 5.9GHz band rulemaking proceeding

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Ajit Pai recently announced plans to open a rulemaking proceeding to take a fresh look at the 5.9GHz band.

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