International Law Office

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Gillian Round

Does desire to work prevent employers from terminating employees who can't work?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Many employees struggle to manage disability leave.

Bianca Mwangi

NVB introduces model deed to promote financing of rooftop solar projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek Advocaten BV

In September 2018 the Dutch Banking Association introduced a standard form for a deed of right of superficies (the model deed).

Joanne van Harmelen

Bolar provisions for generic and biosimilar medicines

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

South Africa is in the process of reviewing all existing IP laws, particularly in the context of access to medicines.

Damian Evans

Jersey Royal Court rules on its powers to restrict parties that withdraw trust proceedings to start afresh

Litigation - Jersey
Ogier

The Jersey Royal Court recently ruled on the extent of its powers to restrict a party that withdraws proceedings to start afresh in a judgment that considered, for the first time, the implications of a 2014 English Court of Appeal decision on the public interest in there being finality in litigation.

Junichi Ikeda

Radio Act amended to promote innovation using foreign WiFi and Bluetooth devices

Product Regulation & Liability - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

The Diet recently amended the Radio Act to provide simple procedures for using radio equipment that has not been technically certified in Japan for experimental purposes.

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