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Brandon Heard

Supreme Court of Canada denies Apotex leave to appeal in two cases

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Supreme Court of Canada has denied Apotex leave to appeal in two recent cases.

Pantelis Mountrakis

Who has locus standi to bring derivative actions in Cyprus?

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

In order for a derivative action to be raised, there must be evidence of fraud and of wrongdoers controlling a company to the extent that the company cannot be made a plaintiff in a lawsuit.

Eloise Layzell

First-time scrutiny by Jersey Royal Court of Channel Islands financial ombudsman decision

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The first-ever challenge to a decision of Channel Islands Financial Ombudsman Douglas Melville has been heard by the Jersey Royal Court.

Eugenio Vaccari

Business judgement rule and liability of non-executive directors

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

Italian corporate law establishes the liability of members of the board of directors of joint stock companies depending on whether they are chief executive officers or executive directors or independent and non-executive directors.

Susan I Gault-Brown

SEC clarifies investment adviser standard of conduct

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued an interpretive release designed to reaffirm, and in some cases clarify, the standard of conduct that investment advisers owe to their clients.

Mattias Grieg

Manager's letter of undertaking – moving towards more balanced standards?

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

Third-party ship managers are often required to issue letters of undertaking to financiers of a managed vessel on relatively unfavourable and financier-friendly terms.

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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