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Andreas Wildi

Fertility preservation and dementia prevention covered by compulsory healthcare insurance

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

​The Federal Department of Home Affairs recently decided that measures to preserve the fertility of people suffering from cancer will now be covered by compulsory health insurance.

Roderick Chalmers Hoynck van Papendrecht

'Spreading' a work under Dutch copyright law: the gift that should not have been given

Intellectual Property - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

Article 12 of the Copyright Act lists a number of acts that fall within the definition of 'disclosure to the public'.

Angie Creery

Response published to consultation on misuse of confidentiality clauses

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

As part of a flurry of responses and new consultations issued in the last days of Theresa May's government, the response to the consultation on measures to prevent the misuse of confidentiality clauses in the workplace was published.

Kay C Georgi

New Huawei rule: what it means for US companies

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Among other recent blows to Huawei, the Department of Defence, the General Services Administration and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration have issued an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation to implement a key provision of the John S McCain National Defence Authorisation Act for Fiscal Year 2019.

Carlos P Martins

Court rules EU Flight Delay Compensation Regulation claim cannot be enforced as breach of contract

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

A recent decision from the Ontario Small Claims Court marks the first time that a Canadian court has considered whether EU air passenger rights legislation can be enforced outside Europe.

Sanaya F Vachha

Competition Commission initiates Phase II review of Uber's acquisition of Careem

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

The Competition Commission recently decided on a joint pre-merger application by Uber Technologies, Inc and Careem Inc and concluded that – based on its assessment of the relevant market – the proposed merger was likely to substantially weaken competition through the creation or strengthening of a dominant position in the relevant market.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey