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Frode A Berntsen

Upstream parent company guarantee challenged in court for first time

Energy & Natural Resources - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

For the first time, the Norwegian courts have ruled in a case regarding the scope of the parent company guarantee (PCG) for licensees on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

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.

Mark M Brennan

Supreme Court sidesteps important TCPA deference issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

In a long-awaited decision, the Supreme Court was expected to provide greater clarity on the extent to which litigants can challenge the Federal Communications Commission's Telephone Consumer Protection Act interpretations in private litigation.

Brandon Heard

Guidance document on reporting adverse reactions to marketed health products

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada has published its Overview of the Reporting Adverse Reactions to Marketed Health Products – Guidance Document for Industry.

Matthew J Howell

No fun in the sun: Trump administration further restricts aviation traffic to Cuba

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security recently announced rules designed to further restrict travel to Cuba, including eliminating a sub-category of authorised travel to Cuba entitled 'people-to-people educational travel'.

Daniel R Zuccherino

Implications of new unfair competition legislation for IP practitioners

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

Emergency Decree 274/2019 has established a comprehensive system for regulating unfair competition.

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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