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Sian Edmunds

Why is a change to allergen labelling laws necessary and what will happen next?

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
Burges Salmon LLP

The government recently announced that food businesses will soon be required to provide full ingredient labelling on foods which are pre-packed for direct sale.

Antony Sassi

Court rejects solicitors' application to dismiss based on time-bar

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently rejected a defendant solicitors' firm's application to strike out a plaintiff's claim on the ground that it was commenced too late.

Richard I Scharlat

NLRB allows employers to impose arbitration agreements after class/collective action has been filed

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

The National Labour Relations Board recently issued a decision that expands the Supreme Court's decision in Epic Systems Corp v Lewis and further authorises employers to limit employees' ability to file or opt in to a class or collective action against their employer.

Lynn Ing

Updates to guidance documents: what you need to know

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Health Canada recently released a revised Guidance Document: Administrative Processing of Submissions and Applications Involving Human or Disinfectant Drugs, which is effective immediately.

Vicky Stilwell

Who takes the cake? Copyright over baked goods

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Professional and amateur bakers are often inspired by the extravagant and intricately designed cakes shown on TV shows.

Paul Otto

New York enacts new data security laws

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The New York governor recently signed into law a pair of bills establishing new requirements for businesses that process certain personal information relating to New York residents.

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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