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Bernardine Adkins

Investment planning: factoring in UK merger control regime

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

The acquisition of a minority shareholding (which satisfies the jurisdictional criteria under the UK merger control regime) without obtaining clearance presents a range of legal and commercial risks for parties, including that the Competition and Markets Authority could ultimately order the acquisition to be undone.

Arthur Shay

New drone regulations to come into force in 2020

Aviation - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

Further to the Unmanned Vehicles Technology Innovation Experimentation Act, which entered into force on 1 June 2019, a new regulation for drone use under the latest amendment to the Civil Aviation Act will take effect on 31 March 2020.

Angie Creery

Response published to consultation on misuse of confidentiality clauses

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

As part of a flurry of responses and new consultations issued in the last days of Theresa May's government, the response to the consultation on measures to prevent the misuse of confidentiality clauses in the workplace was published.

Donna M Parisi

SEC proposes modifications to cross-border application of security-based swaps regime

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continues to take steps towards the implementation of its security-based swap (SBS) dealer registration framework.

David R Hamill

Trump announces 10% tariff on $300 billion of imports from China for List 4 goods

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Trump recently tweeted that, beginning on 1 September 2019, importers can expect a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese goods.

Jamie-Lynn Kraft

Where is my CIPO mail? What to know about correspondence for Madrid applications

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) was the first office to allow trademark applicants to use the Madrid e-filing system from day one.

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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