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Emma West

Agent's failure to disclose relevant information: a 'Gauguin-tuan' error?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent decision concerning the sale of a Gauguin painting, the Court of Appeal confirmed that if an agent sells a principal's property and fails to disclose to the principal that it received a higher offer for the property, it will not lose its commission unless it acted dishonestly or in bad faith.

Mathew Newman

Guernsey Royal Court's expertise in complex trusts cases

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Two recent cases in the Guernsey Royal Court – one relating to the variation of a settlement and one relating to the winding up of a trust – demonstrate the complex trusts cases that regularly come before the court.

David Schwartz

Experimental use exception under recently amended Patent Act

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Canada recently introduced the Budget Implementation Act 2, which brought about several changes to the Patent Act affecting the scope of protection available under Canadian patents.

Luke Tapp

New DIFC Employment Law – everything you need to know

Employment & Benefits - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

The new Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Employment Law has now been published and will come into force on 28 August 2019.

Shubhangi Pathak

Account aggregators: financial information sharing framework

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

The account aggregator ecosystem was introduced to solve the problems of data portability in the insurance sector, among others.

Brandon Heard

Guidance document on reporting adverse reactions to marketed health products

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada has published its Overview of the Reporting Adverse Reactions to Marketed Health Products – Guidance Document for Industry.

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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