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Robert Gilroy

Doctrine of unjust enrichment may deprive named beneficiaries of life insurance proceeds

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

Designated beneficiaries of a life insurance policy have traditionally had a high degree of certainty that they would be entitled to the policy proceeds on the death of the insured.

Sıla Başaran

Copyright protection of TV formats and programmes

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deris Attorney At Law Partnership

Turkey exported TV content worth $350 million in 2017, becoming the second largest exporter of TV drama in the world.

Eugenio Vaccari

Shareholders' agreements – courts clarify rules for listed and non-listed companies

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

Italian company law contains specific provisions for shareholders' agreements relating to listed or non-listed companies.

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.

Peter S Spivack

Justice Manual and FCPA enforcement

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

Throughout 2018 the Department of Justice (DOJ) continued to ring the clarion call for cooperation and sought to provide some certainty, consistency and coordination regarding the incentives offered to companies that provide voluntary disclosures.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition aspects of merger control: 2018 M&A status report

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

The Competition Board recently published its annual M&A status report, which outlines statistics concerning merger control decisions with regard to the number of transactions, the parties' country of origin, economic activities and transaction values.

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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