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Joanne Huckle

Q&A on Cayman AML regime: service providers, delegation and risk-based approach

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The government and the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority are well aware that it is imperative that the Cayman Islands is not only perceived to, but does in fact, play a central role in the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.

Stuart Blaugrund

Practical insights for employers considering mandatory arbitration programmes following Epic Systems

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

One year after the Supreme Court's landmark decision in Epic Systems – which paved the way for employers to force employees to waive their right to bring class actions – this article revisits the court's decision and the pros and cons of mandatory arbitration programmes with class action waivers..

Yu Dan

Insurance brokerage market further opened up to foreign investors

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission plans to abolish two of the requirements that foreign insurance brokerage companies must meet in order to conduct business in China (ie, 30 years of business operation history and $200 million worth of total assets).

Lynn Ing

Update on PMPRB guidelines modernisation

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) previously announced that the steering committee on guidelines modernisation would hold its final meeting on 13 May 2019 to discuss both a draft report of its deliberations and the working group's final report.

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.

Arturo Sferruzza

Use of corporate power purchase agreements

Energy & Natural Resources - Italy
Norton Rose Fulbright Studio Legale

The use of corporate renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs) looks set to increase in Italy.

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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