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Aaron Goonrey

Fair Work Act changes: end of 2018 and for 2019

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

The coalition government made a significant drive into the workplace relations space in December 2018 with the passage of new legislation designed to simplify and streamline the Fair Work Commission's award review and enterprise agreement approval processes.

Craig R Chiasson

Court of appeal declares notice to arbitrate null due to its attempt to achieve consolidation without consent

Arbitration & ADR - Canada
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently declared a notice to arbitrate a nullity because it sought to commence four separate arbitrations against three different parties under four separate arbitration agreements.

Natasa Polyviou

Tax Department clarifies country-by-country reporting

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Tax Department recently announced that constituent entities of Cyprus ultimate parent entities (UPEs) will not be subject to local filing in their jurisdiction of tax residence, provided that the tax information exchange arrangement under the Common Reporting Standard Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement has been activated.

Seema S Mansoor

Totality of impression and test of average consumer in trademark infringement

Intellectual Property - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

The Sindh High Court recently overturned a registrar of trademarks' decision following an appeal by Moonlite Trading and rejected MF Enterprises' application to register its infringing FASTER BLACK COBRA mark.

Libin Zhang

Draft Atomic Energy Law published for public comment

Energy & Natural Resources - China
Broad & Bright

The Ministry of Justice recently published for public comment the draft Atomic Energy Law, which the legislature had been drafting for nearly 30 years.

Whitney Judson

Floating on assumption: navigating construction project float ownership

Construction - USA
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Construction project schedules often generate disputes between project owners and contractors.

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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