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Tommaso Bernasconi

Non-possessory floating pledge: new floating charge under Italian law

Banking - Italy
Legance – Avvocati Associati

A recent reform introduced a non-possessory floating pledge to the Italian legal framework.

Katie Lee

Amended PMNOC Regulations: second anniversary update

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The amended Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations, which came into force two years ago, heralded significant changes to the IP landscape for pharmaceutical companies in Canada.

Andreas Wildi

Federal Council clarifies use of personal data in compulsory healthcare insurance

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently approved a draft of the Social Security and Health Commission of the Council of States in order to improve the legal basis for the transfer of data of insured persons.

Aaron Goonrey

Freedom of expression versus work obligations

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

The Federal Court recently upheld an employee's dismissal, which had occurred after he criticised his law firm's clients in an opinion piece in two newspapers.

Gordon Drakes

Keeping your trade secrets safe – EU perspective for franchisors

Franchising - European Union
Fieldfisher LLP

The EU Trade Secrets Directive seeks to harmonise the protection of trade secrets in all EU member states.

Galina Petkova

CPC fines snack distributor for unfair solicitation of customers

Competition & Antitrust - Bulgaria
Advokatsko Druzhestvo Andreev Stoyanov & Tsekova in cooperation with Schönherr

The Commission on the Protection of Competition (CPC) recently fined a snack distributor 4% of its annual turnover for the unfair solicitation of customers.

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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