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Amie Frydenberg

Consultation: is a dismissal harsh, unjust or unreasonable without it?

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

Does an employee have to be consulted, in accordance with an applicable industrial instrument, about their impending termination? According to a recent decision by the Fair Work Commission, the answer is not necessarily.

David Schwartz

Updated Manual of Patent Office Practice explains 'due care' standard and more

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

An updated Manual of Patent Office Practice (MOPOP) was recently published, explaining Patent Office administrative and examination practice effective from 30 October 2019.

Mark M Brennan

California attorney general releases proposed CCPA regulations

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The California attorney general recently released proposed regulations to implement certain provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Alexander Vogel

Client segmentation under FinSA

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

This article provides a short overview of the Financial Services Act's (FinSA's) new cross-sectoral client segmentation.

David Smyth

False statement of truth leads to prison

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Mathnasium Center Licensing, LLC v Chang is another recent example of the courts sentencing makers of false statements of truth to a period of imprisonment for contempt of court.

Gavin Ferguson

Family matters: why the world's wealthiest are setting up family offices in Guernsey

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Wealth is increasing exponentially among some of the world's richest families to the extent that, for many of these families, it makes commercial sense to set up their own bespoke family office to look after their key operations – and they are increasingly looking to Guernsey as the place to do it.

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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