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Jörgen Larsson

Conditions and consequences of CEO employment termination

Employment & Benefits - Sweden
Wistrand

Company leaders such as CEOs are expressly excluded from the scope of the Employment Protection Act.

Shaun Hashim

Ontario Court of Appeal: insured's failure to provide up-to-date address not breach of duty to cooperate

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently reconfirmed that an insured's duty to cooperate with defence council appointed by its insurer is not subject to a standard of perfection.

Susan I Gault-Brown

SEC clarifies investment adviser standard of conduct

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued an interpretive release designed to reaffirm, and in some cases clarify, the standard of conduct that investment advisers owe to their clients.

Katie Lee

Proposed regulations set to amend process for sale of drugs for medical emergencies

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Two sets of proposed amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations were recently published and contain provisions which would streamline the process for providing access to unauthorised drugs for medical emergencies.

Mathew Newman

Guernsey Royal Court's expertise in complex trusts cases

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Two recent cases in the Guernsey Royal Court – one relating to the variation of a settlement and one relating to the winding up of a trust – demonstrate the complex trusts cases that regularly come before the court.

Mirosław Cejmer

Special rules of representation for limited liability companies

Company & Commercial - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Commercial Company Code allows representation by a supervisory board or proxy appointed by a resolution of a shareholders' meeting in contracts or disputes between companies and their management boards.

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