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Luke Tapp

Private companies can grant work permits to men sponsored by their families

Immigration - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation recently announced that private companies in the United Arab Emirates may now employ men who have been sponsored by their families on a dependant visa.

James Davies

Class discrimination and the workplace: TUC proposes new laws

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) recently published its recommendations for eliminating class-based bias in society.

Christopher Benson

Claridge's, candles and cautionary tales

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

The name Claridge's brings to mind one of the most luxurious hotels in London rather than court rooms and trademark law.

Riccardo Fruscalzo

Milan court sets precedent on second medical use invention plausibility

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Italy
Hogan Lovells

Few Italian precedents have considered the plausibility of a second medical use invention as a potential requirement for patent validity.

Timothy P Tobin

Results are in: modest changes to CCPA await governor's signature

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The California legislature recently debated several amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act, eventually passing five bills which now await the governor's signature.

Simon Hart

World freezing orders: recent dissipations and reasonable delays

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court has held that a delay in applying for a world freezing order was not fatal to its continuation at the return date, as the underlying transactions provided solid evidence of a risk of dissipation and the delay in seeking relief was not material and did not evidence the absence of a genuine belief in that risk.

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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