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Ignacio Garcia

Change of Supreme Court doctrine regarding limitation periods in employment actions

Employment & Benefits - Chile
Porzio Rios Garcia

The Supreme Court recently decided a variation on limitation periods for employment actions – the so-called 'content doctrine' – which stresses the nature of relief sought by plaintiffs.

Tim Clipstone

Fund managers' perspective on Guernsey substance proposals

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The Guernsey government has brought in new regulations to impose an economic substance test for Guernsey tax-resident companies to meet the requirements of the EU Council's Code of Conduct Group.

Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

Did you pack your own bag? Appeal court overturns lost luggage claim

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

The Civil and Commercial Court of Appeals recently overturned a first-instance decision concerning a laptop lost on an Aeromexico flight from New York to Buenos Aires.

Stella Koukounis

New simplified strike-off procedure comes into force

Company & Commercial - Cyprus
Solsidus Law

The provisions on the striking off of Cypriot companies set out in the Companies Law were recently amended to introduce a simplified process to reinstate a company which is struck off as a result of failure to file mandatory documents or to pay the annual levy to the registrar.

Brandon Heard

Orders of prohibition relating to polymorphic form patent for Pristiq upheld on appeal

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In a pair of decisions, the Federal Court granted orders prohibiting Apotex and Teva from marketing their generic o-desmethyl-venlafaxine succinate products.

Mark Evans

2018 round-up: notable trademark case law

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

A number of trademark cases were heard by the Canadian courts in 2018, including a decision on a motion for summary judgment brought by Duracell, a decision on whether Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited's trademarks were confusing in light of new survey evidence filed on appeal and a decision on whether retail store services require a brick-and-mortar establishment or direct delivery of products to Canada to constitute use of a trademark in Canada..

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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