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Cristina Tudoras

Directors' confidentiality obligations

Company & Commercial - Romania
Schoenherr

Under Romanian law, the scope and duration of a director's confidentiality obligations must be agreed in the mandate agreement to be concluded between the director and their company.

Eleanor Wilson

Eli Lilly granted leave to add new cause of action for direct infringement absent allegation of direct infringement

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Eli Lilly was recently granted leave to amend its pleadings to introduce a new cause of action for the direct infringement of claims relating to a new use without including an allegation that the product had been directly infringed.

David Hanke

CFIUS 2.0: real estate as a platform for foreign espionage against the government?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is finalising its draft regulations to implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernisation Act 2018 (FIRRMA).

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.

Céline Claessen

Flying the Dutch flag: opportunities for shipowners

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

Flying the Dutch flag has unfortunately become less popular with shipowners over the past 10 years.

Alison G FitzGerald

Singapore Convention: update on enforcing mediated settlement agreements

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

The United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (Singapore Convention) has been signed by 46 states and will come into force six months after being ratified by at least three state parties.

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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