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John DR Craig

If it looks like a farm and acts like a farm... it's a farm: farm worker exemption

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Ontario's Divisional Court recently found that a farm's employees were exempt from the overtime provisions of the Employment Standards Act 2000.

Bart Heynickx

Effect of EU preventive restructuring directive on Belgian insolvency framework

Insolvency & Restructuring - Belgium
ALTIUS

A number of legislative changes to Book XX of the Code of Economic Law may be required following the adoption of EU Directive 2019/1023/EU on preventive restructuring frameworks.

Maria Hadjisavva

Supreme Court upholds first-instance decision on fraudulent transfer of shares

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

​The Supreme Court recently confirmed a first-instance decision which had annulled a transfer of shares by a debtor to his son.

Ilya Goryachev

New crowdfunding platform regulations

Corporate Finance/M&A - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The president recently signed Federal Law 259-FZ of 2 August 2019 on Raising Investments via Investment Platforms and on Amending Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation.

Katie Lee

Amended PMNOC Regulations: second anniversary update

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The amended Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations, which came into force two years ago, heralded significant changes to the IP landscape for pharmaceutical companies in Canada.

Samuel Yang

Regulations on Network Eco-governance issued for public comment

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Cyberspace Administration of China recently published the draft Regulations on Network Eco-governance for public consultation.

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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