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Bruno Floriani

Franchisee defaults: when is it 'material' enough?

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

Few areas of contract law have created as much confusion as the nebulous distinction between material breaches, substantial breaches and breaches going to the root of the contract.

Steven B Steinborn

National Advertising Division refers supplement advertising to FTC

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

A recent action by the National Advertising Division (NAD), a self-regulatory arm of the Better Business Bureau, illustrates that advertisers that participate but decline to be bound by an NAD decision can expect to be referred to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Teresa Polino

Trump administration cracks down on counterfeit and other goods imported contrary to law

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Trump administration recently took the first step to implement its plan to crack down on counterfeit goods online when it issued an executive order allocating more federal resources to the inspection and oversight of imports that are at risk for counterfeits and other illicit goods.

Mary V Ward

Blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation 2020

Banking - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The current government was elected in 2017, having undertaken to create new economic pillars in Bermuda, identify new opportunities for economic diversification and seek local and overseas investment to develop new local industry and thereby create jobs in Bermuda.

Sam Moss

Five points to look out for when signing construction contracts governed by Swiss law

Construction - Switzerland
LALIVE

Swiss law is commonly used for construction contracts and is generally considered to be a safe option for good reason.

Mikaël Maher

Religious freedom versus occupational health and safety

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A great societal debate is taking place following the Quebec National Assembly's recent adoption of the Act Respecting the Laicity of the State, which regulates the wearing of religious symbols at the government level.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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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