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Annamaria Pedroni

When can employers use private investigators?

Employment & Benefits - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

According to case law, the Italian regulatory system allows employers to appoint private investigators to verify unlawful conduct on the part of their employees.

Will Pearce

Public M&A on trial: contested takeover schemes

Corporate Finance/M&A - United Kingdom
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

UK public takeovers can be structured either as a court-approved scheme of arrangement under the Companies Act 2006 or a contractual offer.

Gordon Drakes

Franchising, Brexit and trademarks – what now?

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) recently published a short, reassuring update about what happens to IP rights during the transition period following the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union.

Sergi Giménez Binder

Revised limits of liability under Montreal Convention

Aviation - International
Augusta Abogados

New limits of liability under the Montreal Convention 1999 recently came into force following the International Civil Aviation Organisation's review procedure under Article 24 of the convention.

David Maria Marino

Control over distribution networks: recent IVASS and ANIA clarifications

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper

Section 46 of Institute for the Supervision of Insurance (IVASS) Regulation 40/2018 concerns (re)insurance distribution and provides that undertakings must, among other things, draft an annual report on the control over their distribution networks, which must be submitted to the board and the compliance division and delivered to IVASS.

Nancy Pei

Life sciences intellectual property: 2019 highlights

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

There have been a number of key developments in Canadian life sciences IP and regulatory law over the past 12 months, including significant amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations, a number of biosimilars developments relating to approvals, pending submissions and naming and the second anniversaries of the certificate of supplementary protection regime and the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations..

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, 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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA