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Ignacio Garcia

Civil court declares nullity of 16 inter-company unions

Employment & Benefits - Chile
Porzio Rios Garcia

The 24th Civil Court of Santiago recently found that 16 inter-company unions had been created with the sole purpose of granting union privileges to their leaders and ordered the unions to be removed from the Labour Authority's register.

Christiana Pyrkotou

Objectivity versus practicality: adding a third party to an action

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

A recent Supreme Court decision examined a first-instance court's interpretation of the Civil Procedure Rules and, in particular, who can be added as a third party to a process pending before the courts.

Maurus Winzap

Fundamental changes to Swiss withholding tax on interest payments

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently announced its intentions to resume the temporarily suspended Swiss withholding tax reform and set out the general framework to introduce a paying agent tax system with regard to interest payments.

Katie Lee

Federal Court of Appeal dismisses first PMNOC interlocutory appeal granted leave

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Most interlocutory decisions under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) (PMNOC) Regulations are made by prothonotaries of the Federal Court.

Kaan Demir

Shareholders' agreements – enforceability issues

Company & Commercial - Turkey
Kayum & Demir

The enforceability of share options is one of the most controversial issues in the context of shareholders' agreements.

Magdalena Kotyrba

One year to go: Q&A on EU Medical Devices Regulation

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (Germany) LLP

The EU Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) entered into force in May 2017 and will fully apply from 26 May 2020.

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