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Takayuki Fujii

Ministry relaxes rules for affixing technical standard conformity marks

Product Regulation & Liability - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Following the diversification and miniaturisation of electronic equipment, the means by which technical standard conformity marks must be affixed received significant attention from business operators that sell or import electronic equipment in Japan.

Kaan Demir

What are your duties as a director of a joint stock company?

Company & Commercial - Turkey
Kayum & Demir

Boards of directors are the administrative and representative bodies of joint stock companies.

Samuel Ljubicic

Granting of security interests in Switzerland

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Until recently, Swiss regulations had no direct impact on the country's corporate lending market or the documentation of corporate loans.

Bruno Floriani

Franchisees can't have their cake and eat it too: statutory disclosure exemptions have consequences

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

In recent years, many Canadian provinces have adopted franchise-specific disclosure laws with a view to remedying the inequality of bargaining power between franchisors and franchisees.

Eleanor Wilson

Eli Lilly granted leave to add new cause of action for direct infringement absent allegation of direct infringement

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Eli Lilly was recently granted leave to amend its pleadings to introduce a new cause of action for the direct infringement of claims relating to a new use without including an allegation that the product had been directly infringed.

Hao Zhan

Can transactions 'by steps' circumvent merger control rules?

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

A violation of the notification or standstill obligation is commonly called 'gun jumping' and can have significant legal consequences.

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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