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Sophie Arseneault

Please hold the line: what to do when receiving calls from employment insurance officers

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

An adjudicator considering allegations of unjust dismissal under the Canada Labour Code recently ruled that an employer was prohibited from asserting dismissal for misconduct since the issue had already been decided by an employment insurance officer.

Carlos P Martins

Court rules EU Flight Delay Compensation Regulation claim cannot be enforced as breach of contract

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

A recent decision from the Ontario Small Claims Court marks the first time that a Canadian court has considered whether EU air passenger rights legislation can be enforced outside Europe.

Cesare Galli

Supreme Court of Cassation reverses patent limitation decision

Intellectual Property - Italy
IP Law Galli

The Supreme Court of Cassation recently reversed a Milan Court of Appeal ruling on patent limitation.

Stephan Schmalzl

Frolicking in the (cash)pool? Hesitant embrace of state-of-the-art cash management

Banking - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The Supreme Court recently dismissed an insolvency administrator's complaint challenging the enforcement of an account pledge provided to a bank as security for a notional cash pool arrangement.

Geraldine Elliott

Notice givers take care – ignore contracts at your peril

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently confirmed that an objective test will be applied when assessing whether a unilateral contractual notice has been validly given.

Sanaya F Vachha

Competition Commission initiates Phase II review of Uber's acquisition of Careem

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

The Competition Commission recently decided on a joint pre-merger application by Uber Technologies, Inc and Careem Inc and concluded that – based on its assessment of the relevant market – the proposed merger was likely to substantially weaken competition through the creation or strengthening of a dominant position in the relevant market.

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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