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Guy Castegnaro

Draft law amends right to leave for family reasons and clarifies reclassification provisions

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

A bill amending articles of the Labour Code relating to family leave and professional reclassification was recently tabled in the Chamber of Deputies.

Emily Haithwaite

Family offices and Jersey's economic substance rules

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019 came into effect in January 2019 and applies to certain Jersey tax-resident companies which conduct one or more relevant activities.

Michael Lips

Environmental responsibility of Swiss-based companies and related popular initiative

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

In 2016 the so-called 'Responsible Business Initiative' was submitted to the Swiss Federal Chancellery.

Jonathan Cary

In-house lawyer prevented from relying on leaked email and overheard conversation

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

An email containing legal advice leaked to a claimant in an employment dispute did not fall foul of the iniquity principle and therefore remained privileged.

Rainer Herzig

'Medical meets Beauty' – recent decision on dental sector advertising

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Austrian professional rules for dentists are strict and restrictive and permit advertising only within tight limits.

Federico Hernández Arroyo

New state internet provider established

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

A new state-owned company has been established to provide free internet services to all citizens in Mexico.

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