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Hazel Oliver

Election manifestos – what are the main parties pledging on employment issues?

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Despite the dominance of Brexit, employment issues are one of the main election battlegrounds for all of the major political parties.

Samuel Yang

Revised Personal Information Security Specification released for public consultation

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The App Governance Panel recently released a revised version of the Personal Information Security Specification for public consultation following the previous draft versions published in June and January 2019.

Alexander Vogel

New DLT/blockchain regulatory framework ready for parliamentary deliberations

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Federal Council recently adopted a dispatch on the further improvement of the framework conditions for distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchain.

Matthew Nolan

Transpacific Steel secures trade court win for security tariffs on steel from Turkey

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Court of International Trade recently denied the Trump administration's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by an importer challenging the government's use of a Cold War-era trade law to double national security tariffs on steel imports from Turkey.

Srdjana Petronijević

Competition authority imposes landmark fine under leniency programme

Competition & Antitrust - Serbia
Moravčević Vojnović and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr

The Commission for the Protection of Competition has published its first leniency decision in a cartel case, following a report by one of the cartel participants.

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Vaping prohibition on grounds of health risk deemed unconstitutional

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

The regulation of and risks associated with vaping are among the most debated topics among health authorities and industry players worldwide.

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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