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Joel Stewart

PERM: all about FLAG

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

The Department of Labour has introduced its electronic review officers and launched its new online portal: the Foreign Labour Application Gateway (FLAG).

Solomon Oshinubi

Ministerial consent for release of oil and gas workers: unwarranted interference in employment contracts

Employment & Benefits - Nigeria
Bloomfield Law

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) recently issued guidelines in order to establish procedures for obtaining the consent of the minister of petroleum resources before releasing Nigerian workers in the oil and gas industry.

Daniel R Zuccherino

Unfair competition and trademark protection

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

The protection provided under industrial property law to commercial signs registered with the National Institute of Industrial Property is more effective than that offered by unfair competition law.

Michael Lips

Environmental responsibility of Swiss-based companies and related popular initiative

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

In 2016 the so-called 'Responsible Business Initiative' was submitted to the Swiss Federal Chancellery.

Rainer Herzig

'Medical meets Beauty' – recent decision on dental sector advertising

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Austrian professional rules for dentists are strict and restrictive and permit advertising only within tight limits.

Sergey Medvedev

Regulator clarifies key aspects of trademark use in keywords

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Keywords play an important role in e-marketing.

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