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Simon Hart

What expenditure falls within 'ordinary and proper course of business' exception in freezing orders?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The costs of pursuing related arbitration proceedings and fighting extradition proceedings could be costs incurred in the 'ordinary and proper course of business' according to a recent Court of Appeal decision.

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.

Abigail Smith

Ontario Court of Appeal overturns ban on online sales of prescription eyewear to Ontario residents

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Ontario Court of Appeal has overturned the Ontario Superior Court of Justice's finding that online sales of prescription eyewear by Essilor Group Canada Inc to Ontario residents violated the Regulated Health Professions Act.

Laura Shirreffs

Jersey planning appeals: your questions answered

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Anyone that has been refused planning or building permission or disagrees with a condition that has been attached to a planning or building permission or anyone that owns or occupies a building or land where a building, place or tree has been listed can appeal against a planning decision.

Nina M Hanevold-Sandvik

Norway prepares for ratification of Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

Parliament recently decided that Norway will ratify the Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention and that the convention will be given effect not only in Norway's exclusive economic zone, but also in its territorial waters.

Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas

COFECE rejects Walmart's acquisition of Cornershop

Competition & Antitrust - Mexico
SAI Law & Economics

The Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) recently issued a press release announcing that it had rejected Walmart's proposal to acquire Cornershop in light of the potential risks that it posed to competition and free market access.

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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