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Geoffrey F Aronow

Court permits New York DFS suit against OCC regarding fintech charter

Banking - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

A federal district judge recently denied a motion to dismiss filed by the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) in a lawsuit brought by the New York State Department of Financial Services, which challenged the OCC's decision to begin accepting applications from fintech companies for special purpose national bank charters..

Jennifer Ponton

Act now: follow this to-do list to save money on Canadian trademarks before 17 June 2019

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Canada's trademark regime is changing, bringing about dramatic amendments to the law, regulations and practice.

Aaron Goonrey

The untouchable employee and dangers of playing office politics

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

Following a recent Federal Court decision, a power solutions company was forced to reinstate a senior employee who it had fired three years previously and pay him A$1.1 million in back pay.

Geraldine Elliott

Novel approach to measuring damages resulting from a breach of warranty

Litigation - United Kingdom

The accepted approach of diminution in the value of a target company was recently challenged in the High Court of Justice.

Anthony V Lupo

Department of State considering strict origin rules for jewellery

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Fashion accessory and luxury goods importers of fine and costume jewellery containing gemstones or precious metals should be aware of a proposal being considered by Department of State (DOS) officials.

Emily Downie

Directors' remuneration – new draft regulations

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The draft Companies (Directors' Remuneration Policy and Directors' Remuneration Report) Regulations 2019 were recently published as part of the drive to encourage long-term shareholder engagement and to strengthen the governance and performance of traded companies.



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