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Guy Castegnaro

Drink or work: a choice must be made

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

Employees may drink a small glass of alcohol in the workplace, whether at after-work events or professional lunches or during festivities organised by the company.

Hao Zhan

Antitrust in China – 2019 in review

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

China's antitrust enforcement agencies were reorganised in 2018.

Jonathan Cary

Freezing orders: when will past conduct show a real risk of dissipation?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In Lakatamia Shipping Co Ltd v Morimoto, the Court of Appeal overturned a decision to discharge a worldwide freezing order.

Ryoji Moroi

Proposed introduction of feed-in tariff wheeling fee

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry is considering the introduction of a power generation base fee for feed-in tariff (FIT) eligible power generation companies.

Ruth Boardman

Information Commissioner publishes draft Code of Practice on Direct Marketing

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird LLP

The Information Commissioner's Office recently published its draft Code of Practice on Direct Marketing.

Noboru Taniguchi

Expanded protection for building and interior designs under revised Design Act

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry recently announced on its website that a Cabinet Order of 1 November 2019 had declared that the revised Design Act would come into force on 1 April 2020.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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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