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Elsebeth Aaes-Jørgensen

Reduction of working hours during pregnancy did not constitute gender discrimination

Employment & Benefits - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

The Board of Equal Treatment recently concluded that the fact that a replacement worker in a cleaning company had received fewer shifts during her pregnancy did not constitute gender discrimination.

Sian Edmunds

Food and drink businesses: are you Brexit ready?

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
Burges Salmon LLP

After more than three years of 'will we, won't we?' uncertainty, 31 January 2020 marked the day that the United Kingdom officially left the European Union; however, this is just the beginning of the real process of change.

Aleksandra Kolenda

Draft Promotion of Electricity Generation in Offshore Wind Farms Act published

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The draft Promotion of Electricity Generation in Offshore Wind Farms Act was recently published on the Government Legislation Centre's website.

Nicolas Contis

Civil procedure reform: new rules on provisional execution of judgments

Litigation - France
Kalliopé

In France, provisional execution allows a judgment to be executed before it acquires the status of res judicata.

Elena Christodoulou

European Union tightens net on e-commerce VAT evasion

Corporate Tax - European Union
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Tackling e-commerce fraud is high on the European Union's political agenda, with significant effort being put into creating new rules to combat value added tax fraud in particular.

Katie Lee

Canadian Institute for Health Information publishes drug spending statistics

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Institute for Health Information recently published statistics on drug spending, finding that in 2018 approximately 40% of drug spending was spent on 2% of beneficiaries.

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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