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Erin Porter

Amending the Broader Public Sector Executive Compensation Act

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

In 2018 the Ontario government issued a new compensation framework regulation that continued to freeze the current levels of compensation for executives at most designated employers within the broader public sector.

Nateisha L Anderson-Bain

Extinguishment of purchasers' rights – importance of priority in unregistered land systems

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Bahamas has an unregistered land system that is based on the conveyancing laws of England and Wales issued before 1925.

Ajay Bhargava

Award replacing contractual provisions with new terms "shocks the conscience" of Supreme Court

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The question of whether a contract can be amended retroactively was raised in the arbitration proceedings between Ssangyong and the National Highways Authority of India.

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Software – the unregulated medical device

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

It is a basic constitutional principle that no activity or product can be restricted or limited unless a legal provision establishes such restriction or limitation.

Paula Gutiérrez

Important changes to Copyright Act

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

In March 2019 the Copyright Act was amended to bring Spanish copyright law into line with that of the European Union.

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.

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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