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Pooja Ramchandani

Regulating India's gig economy

Employment & Benefits - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Ministry of Labour and Employment recently published the draft Code on Social Security 2019 in an attempt to amalgamate, simplify and rationalise the laws on social security.

Guillem Villaescusa

Exhaustion of trademark rights: Barcelona Court of Appeal rules in Schweppes case

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Barcelona Court of Appeal, following European Court of Justice case law regarding the exhaustion of the trademark rights, recently declared that Red Paralela SL and Red Paralela BCN SL had infringed Schweppes International Limited's Spanish trademarks by importing and commercialising in Spain Schweppes-branded tonics which had been manufactured in the United Kingdom by Coca-Cola/Atlantic Industries, the owner of the UK SCHWEPPES trademarks..

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.

Hans Hammarbäck

Insurers' outsourcing arrangements – recent guidance from Swedish regulator

Insurance - Sweden
Mannheimer Swartling

Almost four years after the implementation of the EU Solvency II Directive in Sweden, insurers are still devoting significant resources to identifying, understanding and putting into practice the complex regulatory legislation governing outsourcing arrangements.

Valery Narezhniy

Main changes to company taxation in 2020

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Over the past year, Parliament has adopted several laws amending the Tax Code regarding the taxation of legal entities.

Jürg Schneider

Federal Council adopts dispatch to improve legal framework for blockchain and DLT

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently adopted a dispatch message to improve the legal framework governing distributed ledger technologies (DLT) in Switzerland.

OnDemand

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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