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Ludivine Gegaden

Dismissal unfair where decision maker was not given accurate information

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that an employee's dismissal for gross misconduct was unfair because the investigating officer failed to share significant new information with the manager who conducted the disciplinary hearing and decided to dismiss the employee.

Francisco Venetucci

Transport restrictions introduced due to coronavirus outbreak

Shipping & Transport - Argentina
Venetucci & Asociados

Further to a National Cabinet meeting on 16 March 2020, a new regulation was introduced which prohibits entry into Argentina by sea, air or land for 15 calendar days by non-resident foreign nationals; this timeframe may be extended or lifted by the government as deemed appropriate.

Xiaoling Duan

Trends in biotechnology patent prosecution

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

China has witnessed a number of significant developments in biotechnology patent prosecution in recent months.

Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas

Competition considerations between entities of same corporate group during bidding process

Competition & Antitrust - Mexico
SAI Law & Economics

The Federal Economic Competition Commission's (COFECE's) board of commissioners recently fined two polyethylene glove providers for price fixing and bid-rigging in the health sector.

Andreas Wildi

CAR-T therapies and changes to Healthcare Benefits Ordinance

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Department of Home Affairs recently decided that two new autologous cell therapies (CAR-T therapies) for the treatment of blood and lymph gland cancer will in future be covered by compulsory healthcare insurance.

Sophie Warburton

Observations about linked property transactions under Stamp Duty Law

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In late 2018 the Stamp Duty Law (Revised) was amended in order to eliminate the growing practice of reducing stamp duty due to the government by means of linked property transactions (LPTs).

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom