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Anat Shavit

Digital tax developments

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

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Noboru Taniguchi

Expanded protection for graphic images under revised Design Act

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry recently announced on its website that a Cabinet order of 1 November 2019 had declared that the reformed Design Act will come into force on 1 April 2020.

Federico Hernández Arroyo

New state internet provider established

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

A new state-owned company has been established to provide free internet services to all citizens in Mexico.

Tala Khoury

Unionising the gig economy: contractor or employee?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

One of the main disputes regarding the rise and proliferation of the gig economy is whether its workers are employees or contractors.

Ina vom Feld

Recent case law on compulsory licences and use-up periods

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

According to Section 24(1) of the German Patent Act, a compulsory licence can be granted to a patent infringer.

Martin André Dittmer

CAT upholds decision on outdoor media owners' discount rates

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

The Competition Appeals Tribunal recently upheld a decision by the Competition Council which found that two outdoor advertising companies, Clear Channel Danmark A/S and AFA JCDecaux A/S, had coordinated discount rates through an agreement.

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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