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Benjamin Z Lerma

Riding on popularity of foreign brands

Intellectual Property - Philippines
Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

Goods produced outside the Philippines are commonly perceived as being of better quality and, given their higher price point, are purchased by those who are more financially capable and consider themselves to have good taste.

Davina Given

The art of the (settlement) deal

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

According to the Court of Appeal, giving up a right which a debtor does not even know it has is sufficient consideration for settling a debt.

Abigail Smith

New PMPRB report examines most promising medicines currently in clinical trials worldwide

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) recently published the 2018 edition of the Meds Pipeline Monitor – a horizon-scanning report which provides a snapshot of the new drug landscape.

Chelon Carr-Newbold

New tax reforms in effect

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

In the 2019/2020 Budget Communication the government announced various tax reforms which came into effect on 1 July 2019.

Samuel Yang

Cyberspace administration releases new rules on security assessment of cross-border transfers of personal information

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Cyberspace Administration of China recently released the Measures on Security Assessment of Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Information (Draft for Comment).

Rebecca Rule

Voluntary overtime must be included in holiday pay if sufficiently regular and settled

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Court of Appeal recently confirmed that the EU Working Time Directive requires voluntary overtime to be included in holiday pay if it is sufficiently regular and settled to amount to normal remuneration.

OnDemand

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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