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Mathieu Laurent

Liquidator held liable for omitting claims arising from ongoing litigation

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

In a 2018 decision, the Luxembourg District Court found a liquidator liable for damages which the plaintiffs had suffered as a result of the early closure of the liquidation while legal proceedings were still ongoing.

David R Hamill

Round-up on Section 301 China tariffs: new tariffs, new deadlines, new uncertainty

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

List 4A goes into effect, all Section 301 tariffs are to increase by 5%, the US Trade Representative deadlines loom and the president has ordered US companies to "search for alternatives" to China sourcing.

Eleanor Wilson

Innovators commence court challenges regarding recent amendments to Patented Medicines Regulations

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The recent amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations have been the subject of two court challenges launched by groups of innovative pharmaceutical companies – one in the Quebec Superior Court and the other in the Federal Court.

Hao Zhan

Authorities ramp up enforcement of foreign companies' non-compliance with national anti-bribery laws

White Collar Crime - China
AnJie Law Firm

The prosecution of commercial bribery has once again become a key issue following the amendment of the Anti-unfair Competition Act.

Ivana Manovelo

Open call for development and sale of RES projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Croatia
Macesic & Partners

Croatian state-owned electricity company HEP Group is seeking partners for renewable energy projects.

Pauline Moritz

Leave pay for commission-based employees: an often overlooked pitfall for employers

Employment & Benefits - Germany
Mayer Brown

An accurate method for calculating leave pay must take into consideration an employee's holiday, sickness, bank holiday and other paid absences; however, this can be burdensome for a company's HR department if its employees earn fluctuating rates of commission.

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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