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Pooja Ramchandani

Haryana government makes compliance with Standing Orders Act mandatory for other registrations

Employment & Benefits - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Haryana state government recently issued a notification under the Standing Orders Act and introduced a new requirement for principal employers and contractors to file an undertaking of compliance with the act.

Anna Turi

By cash or card? HCA releases findings of sector inquiry into bank card acceptance market

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

In 2017 the Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) initiated a sector inquiry into the bank card acceptance market.

Jonas Löfgren

Cannabis causes confusion in Sweden

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

The Supreme Court has ruled that cannabidiol (CBD) oils containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which originates from legally cultivated hemp constitute illegal narcotics.

Benjamin Z Lerma

Two tests – problems in application

Intellectual Property - Philippines
Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

The Supreme Court has repeatedly stated that there are no set rules to determine whether one trademark is confusingly similar to, or a colourable imitation of, another and that each case must be decided on its own merits.

Kaan Demir

Shareholders' agreements – enforceability issues

Company & Commercial - Turkey
Kayum & Demir

The enforceability of share options is one of the most controversial issues in the context of shareholders' agreements.

Costas Stamatiou

Brexit's potential impact on shipping in Cyprus

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

In an effort to minimise disruption to the shipping industry deriving from Brexit, the Shipping Deputy Ministry has undertaken a number of contingency measures.

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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