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Lawrence Theall

Ontario court rejects well-established rules for interpreting insurance policy exclusions

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently concluded that insurance policies should be interpreted differently when multiple insurers are involved.

Suzan Kurdi

Economic duress: when is a threat not an (illegitimate) threat?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently examined the circumstances in which a threat not to enter into a contract can amount to economic duress and found that, broadly speaking, it is when pressure is exerted in bad faith.

Abigail Smith

Amendments to Patented Medicines Regulations expected to come into force no earlier than Spring 2020

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently released its Forward Regulatory Plan 2019-2021: Regulations Amending the Patented Medicines Regulations.

Ryan Rohlfsen

DOJ commentary underscores importance of pre-acquisition diligence

Corporate Finance/M&A - USA
Ropes & Gray LLP

In a July 2018 conference speech the Department of Justice (DOJ) deputy assistant attorney general (DAAG) for the Criminal Division underscored the importance of pre-acquisition Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) diligence.

Sören Seidel

EU member states must require employers to record working time systematically

Employment & Benefits - European Union
Allen & Overy LLP

The European Court of Justice recently ruled that EU member states must require employers to establish an objective, reliable and accessible system for measuring their employees' daily working times.

George Ioannou

Supreme Court examines appeal against decision by Land Registry director

Real Estate - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

The Supreme Court recently issued its decision on the appeal of a district court interim decision concerning an application to present oral evidence as part of an application against a decision by the director of the Land Registry.

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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