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James Davies

Class discrimination and the workplace: TUC proposes new laws

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) recently published its recommendations for eliminating class-based bias in society.

Till Spillmann

Bond issuers will retain quick access to Swiss debt capital market under new regime

Capital Markets - Switzerland
Niederer Kraft Frey

As part of its effort to meet EU-equivalent standards, Switzerland is in the process of implementing a comprehensive reform package which will fundamentally change the Swiss financial market regulatory framework and introduce the country's first harmonised and coherent prospectus regulation.

Gillian O'Regan

When is opinion evidence admissible?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent case involving a man killed on a motorway, the High Court set out the difference between evidence which will be subject to Civil Procedure Rule (CPR) 35's restrictions and that which will not.

Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation decision on activities of controlling entities

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

Article 2497 of the Civil Code sets out that companies which provide direction to coordinate their subsidiaries are directly liable to the subsidiaries' minority shareholders for any damages caused to profitability and shareholding value by a violation of fair management principles.

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Challenges of providing telemedicine services

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

Technology is developing rapidly and it generally takes the legislature years to catch up.

Eleanor Wilson

Innovators commence court challenges regarding recent amendments to Patented Medicines Regulations

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The recent amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations have been the subject of two court challenges launched by groups of innovative pharmaceutical companies – one in the Quebec Superior Court and the other in the Federal Court.

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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