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Lloyd Harmetz

FINRA restates and updates guidance regarding pre-inception index performance data

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

In a recent interpretative letter, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) provided guidance to a registered broker-dealer as to the use of pre-inception index performance data relating to a proprietary index.

Shane D Todd

Government appoints new expert panel on labour standards

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The federal government has established an independent expert panel to provide advice and conduct consultations on the modernisation of labour standards in Part III of the Canada Labour Code.

Donna M Parisi

ISDA proposes amendments to 2014 Credit Derivatives Definitions relating to narrowly tailored credit events

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association recently published proposed amendments to its 2014 Credit Derivatives Definitions relating to narrowly tailored credit events.

David R Hamill

Border update: importers should expect slowdowns and delays

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

While various news accounts have now indicated that President Trump will not close the US-Mexico border, the administration will take further actions.

Muazzez Korutürk

Counterfeiting through small shipments – new border measures expected

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deris Attorney At Law Partnership

The absence of a clear reference to small shipments in customs legislation has created doubt over whether customs officers should seize small shipments of counterfeit goods.

Mathieu Laurent

Court of Appeal rules on enforcement of pledge versus insolvency proceedings and fraud

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

A Court of Appeal decision appears to have definitively removed any possibility of effectively challenging a transfer of ownership of pledged assets in an enforcement scenario on the basis of fraud, including manifest fraud by the pledgee.

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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