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Riza Gümbüşoğlu

Constitutionality of 5% interest rate payment rule under Press Labour Law

Employment & Benefits - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Constitutional Court recently found that the requirement for employers to pay interest at a rate of 5% for each day that a journalist's overtime payments remain outstanding conflicts with the Constitution.

Cesare Galli

New relationship between collective, certification and individual multi-use marks

Intellectual Property - Italy
IP Law Galli

Following the implementation of the EU Trademark Directive in February 2019, there has been much debate in Italy over how to manage and choose between collective marks, individual multi-use marks and certification marks.

Katie Lee

Federal Court issues two interlocutory decisions in Section 8 pregabalin case

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court recently issued two decisions relating to Pharmascience's claim for Section 8 damages under the pre-amended Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations for its pregabalin product (Pfizer's Lyrica).

Jürg Schneider

Federal Council adopts dispatch to improve legal framework for blockchain and DLT

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently adopted a dispatch message to improve the legal framework governing distributed ledger technologies (DLT) in Switzerland.

Joel Stewart

PERM: all about FLAG

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

The Department of Labour has introduced its electronic review officers and launched its new online portal: the Foreign Labour Application Gateway (FLAG).

Shubhangi Pathak

FDI in insurance intermediaries – an update

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

The Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India (IRDAI) recently notified the Indian Insurance Companies (Foreign Investment) Amendment Rules 2019 and the IRDAI (Insurance Intermediaries) (Amendment) Regulations 2019, which have introduced additional conditions with which insurance intermediaries that have a majority shareholding of foreign investors must comply.

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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