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Emily Downie

Collapse of Thomas Cook: BEIS letter of recommendations

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

In November 2019, in the looming shadow of the collapse of Thomas Cook Group plc, the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee published a letter of recommendations to Secretary of State for the Department of BEIS Andrea Leadsom.

Pedro Cortés

New Arbitration Law eradicates dual system

Arbitration & ADR - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

The new Arbitration Bill was approved in general terms by the Legislative Assembly in 2018 and voted into law in November 2019.

Lucy Lewis

Significant new guidance on harassment from EHRC

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published substantial new guidance on sexual harassment and harassment at work, setting out detailed recommendations that employers should consider following to prevent and deal with such behaviour.

Sergi Giménez Binder

Revised limits of liability under Montreal Convention

Aviation - International
Augusta Abogados

New limits of liability under the Montreal Convention 1999 recently came into force following the International Civil Aviation Organisation's review procedure under Article 24 of the convention.

Ruey-Sen Tsai

Copyright protection and Fair Trade Act: handbag design issues

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

In the ever-changing fashion industry, every signature handbag design represents the designer's endeavour and the brand's goodwill.

Katie Lee

Canadian Institute for Health Information publishes drug spending statistics

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Institute for Health Information recently published statistics on drug spending, finding that in 2018 approximately 40% of drug spending was spent on 2% of beneficiaries.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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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