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David M Lynn

SEC adopts Dodd-Frank Act hedging disclosure rule

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently amended the Securities Exchange Act to implement Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Act.

Rainer Herzig

Social security system to undergo restructure – but will it achieve cost savings?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Austrian social security system has been characterised by regional and occupational fragmentation and the domination of employee representatives.

Mark Evans

Trademarks in Canada: a year of change and global harmony

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Canada's trademarks profession had an exciting 2018.

Rachel Devon

Genetic characteristics: developing form of discrimination

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Employers should be mindful of a newly recognised form of discrimination that has captured the attention of legislators and the Canadian public: genetic discrimination.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Natural gas distribution and supply sector is undergoing reform

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

A draft law on the further unbundling and privatisation of the public natural gas company DEPA was recently submitted to Parliament.

Carlos P Martins

Class action regarding flight passes denied certification

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

The Quebec Supreme Court recently declined to certify a class action based on the application of certain sections of the Consumer Protection Act or its Alberta equivalent to flight passes sold by Air Canada.

OnDemand

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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