International Law Office

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Jon Chesman

Will director-shareholders always be liable to repay unlawful dividends?

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

A series of recent cases have examined the circumstances in which a dividend can be challenged on the basis that it has been unlawfully paid.

Claudia Bock

New developments in competition authority's decision-making practice: whistleblowers and appointed guardians

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr

The Office for the Protection of Competition recently found two companies guilty of bid rigging in a public tender.

Valérie Gareau-Dalpé

Extended leave and holiday pay: is differentiating between protected employees discriminatory?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A recent arbitration decision reminds employers that distinctions between different classes of protected employee may be discriminatory.

Daniel Hnatchuk

Competition Bureau updates IP Enforcement Guidelines

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Competition Bureau recently released its updated IP Enforcement Guidelines.

Simon Hart

What makes a Quistclose trust?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently set out the relevant circumstances in which a Quistclose trust can arise in the context of bank transfers.

Elena Christodoulou

EU directive on administrative cooperation in field of taxation amended

Corporate Tax - European Union
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The European Union has added further impetus to its objective of providing greater transparency with regard to harmful tax practices through an amendment to EU Directive 2011/16/EU.

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