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Urszula Wojtyra

National pharmacare update: publication of advisory council's final report

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The minister of health recently published the final report from the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare.

Charles Allen

Costs recovery for DIY litigation

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Hong Kong has a high incidence of litigants in person, which is largely explained by the cost of civil litigation generally, the absence of class actions, contingent fee arrangements and third-party funding of most civil claims, and the financial eligibility limits for civil legal aid.

Chelon Carr-Newbold

New tax reforms in effect

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

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

Jörgen Larsson

Conditions and consequences of CEO employment termination

Employment & Benefits - Sweden
Wistrand

Company leaders such as CEOs are expressly excluded from the scope of the Employment Protection Act.

Mandakini Khanna

Sorout Mushroom Farm v National Insurance Co: sanctity of insured's appointment of surveyor

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

In a recent case, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) provided some useful guidance in relation to a claim assessment by an Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority licensed surveyor.

Valery Narezhniy

Russia ratifies MLI

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Federal Law 79-FZ on the Ratification of the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty-Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting recently entered into force.

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