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Sara Baldus

Attendance rather than childbirth-related leave determines whether dismissal is lawful

Employment & Benefits - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

The Western High Court recently found that the dismissal of an employee who had called in sick on the first day after a period of childbirth-related leave and holiday did not contravene the Act on the Equal Treatment of Men and Women.

David Smyth

False statement of truth leads to prison

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Mathnasium Center Licensing, LLC v Chang is another recent example of the courts sentencing makers of false statements of truth to a period of imprisonment for contempt of court.

Maciej Durbas

Important changes to arbitration of corporate disputes introduced

Arbitration & ADR - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The arbitrability of corporate disputes has long been a controversial issue in Poland.

Marcel Meinhardt

Government confirms proposal to liberalise electricity market

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The government recently confirmed its proposal to fully liberalise the Swiss electricity market.

Julien Gaul

Incentives and public procurement in the healthcare sector: be careful what you wish for

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Belgium
ALTIUS

The Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products recently issued a circular letter reminding the different actors in the Belgian healthcare sector that incentives in the course of public procurement procedures should be considered carefully.

Samuel Yang

Guiding Opinions on Promoting the Development of the Network Security Industry published for public comment

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

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology recently published the Guiding Opinions on Promoting the Development of the Network Security Industry for public comment.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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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